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SkillSoft Spotlight Course of the Week ~ For Employees

Maximize Your Productivity by Managing Time and Tasks

July 15, 2020 8:34 AM

SkillSoft Spotlights focus on just-in-time online learning that supports you in navigating complex challenges in personal and professional life, helps you to increase your effectiveness, and to improve your relationships. Each course is 30 minutes or less and is curated to provide tools, strategies, and practices to accelerate your success.

This week's spotlight course is Maximize Your Productivity by Managing Time and Taks (21 min).

The amount of time available to you is constant – you can't buy more and you can't save it for later. However, by managing your time, you can increase your productivity. And the better you understand your own personal productivity, the easier it will be to manage your time effectively.
In this course, you'll learn about how you can use task management to maximize your productivity. You'll discover the benefits of using time management and assessing the value of your tasks. You'll learn about benefits of setting goals and how productivity is tied to your ability to assess time and set priorities. And you'll also learn about the process of "chunking" your time and how to use different types of to-do lists effectively.

Participants will learn to:
  • sequence the steps for assessing the time and value of your tasks
  • match the types of tasks that belong in four priority categories
  • recognize how to chunk your time
  • recognize the basic principles of scheduling
  • recognize what an effective to-do list looks like
  • analyze the use of a to-do list in a given scenario
TO LOGIN:
Using Internet Explorer or Google Chrome, Login to SkillPortusing your FULL UMBC email address for both the username and password boxes.

Once logged in, simply type the name of the course in the search bar. 

Need Login Assistance? Email hrtraining@umbc.edu to set up your account and to help with login difficulties. UMBC faculty and staff accounts are set up within 1 month of hire.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Visit our UMBC SkillSoft page for information on UMBC’s curated role and topic-based certificate tracks as well as professional industry certifications that align with SkillSoft courses.

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