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Approx. 3 hours to complete

Suggested: 4-8 hours of videos, readings, and quizzes...

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Subtitles: Ukrainian, Chinese (Simplified), Italian, Portuguese (Brazilian), Vietnamese, Dutch, Bulgarian, Korean, German, Russian, English, Spanish, Hindi, Japanese...

What you will learn

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    Keep your sense of perspective to prevent and manage crises

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    Manage resources effectively and efficiently

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    Plan effectively to achieve your personal and professional goals

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    Recognize and overcome barriers to successful time management

Skills you will gain

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Course 2 of 10 in the

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 3 hours to complete

Suggested: 4-8 hours of videos, readings, and quizzes...

English

Subtitles: Ukrainian, Chinese (Simplified), Italian, Portuguese (Brazilian), Vietnamese, Dutch, Bulgarian, Korean, German, Russian, English, Spanish, Hindi, Japanese...

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Smart Work Habits Just Don't Happen

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2 videos (Total 15 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
1.2 Creating a Work Plan4m
4 readings
About this Course10m
Please Take this Survey10m
Module 1 Resources10m
Module 1 Lecture Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Smart Work Habits Just Don't Happen14m
Week
2
1 hour to complete

Time Is the Most Limited Resource

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2 videos (Total 13 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
2.2 Where Does the Time Go?8m
2 readings
Module 2 Resources10m
Module 2 Lecture Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Time Is the Most Limited Resource16m
Week
3
1 hour to complete

Little Tips That Make a Big Impact

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2 videos (Total 13 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
3.2 Managing Communications8m
2 readings
Module 3 Resources10m
Module 3 Lecture Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Little Tips That Make a Big Impact16m
Week
4
1 hour to complete

Let's Bring It All Together

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1 video (Total 9 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
4 readings
Module 4 Resources10m
Module 4 Lecture Slides10m
Course Wrap-Up10m
End of Course Survey10m
1 practice exercise
Let's Bring It All Together14m
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Top reviews from Work Smarter, Not Harder: Time Management for Personal & Professional Productivity

By FSep 15th 2015

It was an excellent course and I have learned a lot out of it.\n\nThe presenter style was very nice and clear.\n\nThe slides were properly designed.\n\nIt was a very pleasant experience indeed.

By BBAug 21st 2018

I loved the practical tips on how t improve my productivity. The templates broke down the knowledge gained int actionable bite sized chunks. I also found the videos and extra reading relevant.

Instructor

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Margaret Meloni, MBA, PMP

Instructor, University of California, Irvine Extension

About University of California, Irvine

Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI’s unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities in many ways....

About the Career Success Specialization

This series of courses will help you build, develop and hone the essential skills needed to improve your employability and advancement in today’s dynamic workforce. The courses in this Specialization may be taken in any order. Each course can also be taken independently. The Specialization concludes with a Capstone project that will give you the opportunity to integrate and apply the skills you have gained throughout the courses to your individual and organizational needs....
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