About this Course

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Learner Career Outcomes

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started a new career after completing these courses

31%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

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got a pay increase or promotion

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Approx. 3 hours to complete

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

English

Subtitles: Arabic, 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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Learner Career Outcomes

37%

started a new career after completing these courses

31%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

15%

got a pay increase or promotion

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Course 2 of 10 in the

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

Instructor

Instructor rating4.55/5 (141 Ratings)Info
Image of instructor, Margaret  Meloni,  MBA, PMP

Margaret Meloni, MBA, PMP 

Instructor, University of California, Irvine Division of Continuing Education
437,251 Learners
11 Courses

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University of California, Irvine

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Smart Work Habits Just Don't Happen

1 hour to complete
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

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Time Is the Most Limited Resource

1 hour to complete
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

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Little Tips That Make a Big Impact

1 hour to complete
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

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Let's Bring It All Together

1 hour to complete
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 SKJan 25th 2020

This course was quite helpful. I work in a fast pace environment with multiple projects going at the same time. Planning the work, prioritizing and mapping progress was helpful. Thanks for the course.

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.

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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