Office of Education Development and Gateway Education
Online Student Guide for OBTL

Time Management

Time management is the management of time in order to make the most out of it.

Time management includes tools or techniques for planning and scheduling your time, usually with the aim to increase the effectiveness and/or efficiency of your personal time use.

  • Get things done
  • Finding out how you really spend your time
  • Actions plans
  • Prioritize -
  • Deciding what your personal priorities should be - Set goals
  • Planning to make the best use of your time

I never hand-in assignments on time because I am always busy! What can I do?

An Action Plan is a simple list of all of the tasks that you need to carry out to achieve an objective.

To draw up an Action Plan, simply list the tasks that you need to carry out to achieve your goal, in the order that you need to complete them. This is very simple, but is still very useful!

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