Time Management

  • Thea Koerner House 6371 Crescent Road Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z2 Canada

* This session is being offered in collaboration with the MITACS Step program. Mitacs Step offers a holistic, inter-disciplinary approach to professional skills development. The workshops that are offered provide practical tools in business, communications, and project management through experiential learning from industry professionals in an interactive environment, arming graduate students for success within or beyond academia.

Workshop Objectives

Identify procrastination triggers and over scheduling tendencies. Learn innovative time management techniques that enhance productivity and reduce stress within and outside the workplace.

Learning Outcomes

You will learn to:

  • Identify and correct behaviors that lead to procrastination
  • Prioritize deadlines in the face of competing priorities, taking into account values, resources and skills
  • Employ available technologies and use them appropriately
  • Drive results

Key Topics

Focus on Results

  • Time-management concepts in the face of present-day challenges
  • The power of SMART goals and progressive elaboration
  • The Project Management Institute’s foundational concepts
  • Prioritize your day

Corrective & Effective Action

  • Behaviours that lead to procrastination and how to correct them
  • Dealing with distractions
  • Saying “no”
  • The “Not-Do” list
  • When to use technology

Efficiency and Quality of Life

  • The pillars of energy
  • Aligning activities with personal values, resources and skills
  • Creating a personalized, sustainable time-management system
  • Time opportunities for a healthy and balanced lifestyle

FACILITATOR

Rose Hastreiter is a professional project manager, programme manager, pm advisor, entrepreneur, creative professional and international facilitator who helps organizations develop their plans through the development of their people, processes, and the relationships in-between. Dynamic + engaging, her live workshops are inspiring, insightful, practical, and committed to bridging practical information with real-world application and human understanding. Her facilitation style is entertaining yet intelligent & pragmatic, with great testimonials from many of over 10,000 participants to date, in various sectors and fields of expertise.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Registration opens on Monday, September 26 at 9:00am.

NO SHOW FEE: No shows are costly for our program and, most importantly, leave students on the waiting list. Students who register and do not attend will be charged a $25 no show fee. To avoid this fee, please cancel at least 48h in advance by e-mailing graduate.pathways@ubc.ca. This will allow us to add someone from the waiting list and run a full session. If we are able to fill your spot from the waiting list, you will not be charged. 

Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows from all BC post-secondary institutions are eligible to register. For UBC graduate students, the workshop registration form will appear at the bottom of the event page on community.grad.ubc.ca. If you are a non-UBC student please register by sending an email to: graduate.pathways@ubc.ca. If you do not receive a registration confirmation or waitlist e-mail from lina.yu@ubc.ca or graduate.pathways@ubc.ca within 2 working days of registering we recommend e-mailing us to follow up as this indicates we have not received your registration submission.

For postdoctoral fellows, please register via the Postdoctoral Fellows Office.

ACCESSIBILITY

If you have a disability or medical condition that may affect your full participation in the event, please emailgraduate.pathways@ubc.ca, 604-827-4578, well in advance of the event.

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