Certificate In Getting Stuff Done: Personal Development Boot Camp Online Course

Explore What Personal Efficiency Is All About

Certificate In Getting Stuff Done: Personal Development Boot Camp Online Course

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Explore What Personal Efficiency Is All About

Like any other personal challenge, time management requires a customized system that works for you. This course will give you a number of organizational tools and techniques to consider. At the end of the course, you will have a personal productivity plan that you can apply right away.

To start this course, you’ll explore what personal efficiency is all about, as well as useful attitudes and skills that you might want to develop. Then, you’ll outline your vision statement, dreams, and goals. Next, you’ll learn about the 80/20 system, what characteristics your organizational system should have, how to design a functional workspace, and techniques for organizing your daily to-do items. You’ll also learn how to set up and maintain information management systems (both physical and virtual), prioritize tasks, create routines, and tackle procrastination. Finally, you’ll learn how to get organized at home.

After you complete this Getting Stuff Done: Personal Development Boot Camp course, you will be able to:

  • Identify what personal efficiency is, what skill sets can improve your personal productivity, and what attitudes we should cultivate.
  • Explain why multi-tasking is a myth.
  • Describe what role long-term goals play in short-term efficiency.
  • Share a personal vision and develop dreams and goals from it.
  • Apply the 80/20 rule and learn how it should affect planning.
  • Identify the characteristics of a good organizational system.
  • Develop a plan for an efficient workspace, including a customized information center and a filing system.
  • Apply a system that will allow you to process any type of information that crosses your desk, including e-mail, electronic files, paper files, voice mail, text messages, and drop-in visitors..
  • Use the Eisenhower principle to prioritize work.
  • Say no.
  • Use routines to simplify your life.
  • Understand why you procrastinate and develop methods for tackling tasks.
  • Apply ideas and tools to make your household more productive and efficient.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required
  3. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  4. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  5. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  6. Certificate of Completion

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone.

Recognition & Accreditation

This course is internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

 Session 1: Course Overview

  • Learning Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment: Purpose
  • Pre-Assignment: Steps
  • Pre-Assignment: Images

 Session 2: Understanding Personal Efficiency

  • Defining Personal Efficiency
  • In the Groove
  • A Holistic Approach
  • Time Management vs. Personal Productivity

 Session 3: Developing the Right Attitude

  • Useful Skill Sets
  • Useful Attitudes
  • Why Multi-Tasking is a Myth

 Session 4: Laying the Foundation

  • Creating a Personal Vision Statement
  • Step One: Identifying Your Values
  • Bringing It All Together
  • Step Three: Put it all Together
  • Making Connections
  • Identifying Dreams and Setting Goals
  • Getting Some Ideas
  • SPIRIT
  • Putting it All Together

 Session 5: The Building Blocks of a Good Organizational System

  • Pareto's Principle
  • Characteristics of a Good Organizational System
  • Building a Customizable System

 Session 6: Creating the Right Environment

  • Garbage Out!
  • Step Two: Make an Action Plan
  • Step Three: Get Started, Part One
  • Step Three: Get Started, Part Two
  • Step Four: Finish the Task
  • Laying Out Your Workspace, Part One
  • Laying Out Your Workspace, Part Two
  • Re-Designing Your Workspace
  • Setting up a Daily System
  • Priority Tray
  • The Incubator
  • Sample Incubator
  • Using the Incubator
  • Using the Incubator Each Day
  • Setting up a Filing System
  • Four File Types
  • Filing Tips
  • Putting Everything Back Together
  • Putting it in Action, Part 1

 Session 7: Setting up your Virtual Environment

  • Organizing Electronic Files
  • Tips and Tricks
  • Making Your E-Mail Program Work for You
  • Commit to Your E-mail Program
  • Take Some Training
  • Set Up Folders
  • Schedule Backups and Archives
  • Automate What You Can
  • Use Time-Saving Tools
  • Exploring Applications
  • Top Applications

 Session 8: Setting up Your Information Management Center

  • Key Components of a System, Part 1
  • Key Components of a System, Part 2
  • Case Study: Sarah the Salesperson
  • Case Study: Walter the Writer
  • Case Study: Edna the Executive Assistant
  • Making Connections
  • Lessons Learned, Part 1
  • Lessons Learned Part 2

 Session 9: Managing Information in Six Easy Steps

  • GOPHER It!
  • Processing E-Mail Messages
  • Digging Donald out of the Hole
  • Problem One
  • Problem Two
  • Problem Three

 Session 10: Prioritizing Your Tasks

  • The Urgent-Important Matrix
  • Matrix Overview
  • Quadrant 1: Urgent and Important
  • Quadrant 2: Important but Not Urgent
  • Quadrant 3: Urgent but Not Important
  • Quadrant 4: Not Urgent and Not Important
  • Putting Tasks in Their Place

 Session 11: Saying No

  • Techniques for Saying No, Part One
  • Techniques for Saying No, Part Two
  • Techniques for Saying No, Part Three
  • Techniques for Saying No, Part Four

 Session 12: Creating Routines

  • Why Routines?
  • Start of Day Routine
  • End of Day Routine
  • Dealing with E-mail

 Session 13: Stopping Procrastination Now (Not Later!)

  • Tackling Procrastination
  • A Challenge to Change, Part 1
  • A Challenge to Change, Part 2
  • A Challenge to Change, Part 3
  • A Challenge to Change, Part 4

 Session 14: Applying Our Lessons at Home

  • Meals
  • Exercise
  • Fun Stuff
  • Children
  • Chores
  • General Organization

 Session 15: A Personal Action Plan

  • Starting Point
  • Where I Want to Go
  • How I Will Get There

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

About this Course

Explore What Personal Efficiency Is All About

Like any other personal challenge, time management requires a customized system that works for you. This course will give you a number of organizational tools and techniques to consider. At the end of the course, you will have a personal productivity plan that you can apply right away.

To start this course, you’ll explore what personal efficiency is all about, as well as useful attitudes and skills that you might want to develop. Then, you’ll outline your vision statement, dreams, and goals. Next, you’ll learn about the 80/20 system, what characteristics your organizational system should have, how to design a functional workspace, and techniques for organizing your daily to-do items. You’ll also learn how to set up and maintain information management systems (both physical and virtual), prioritize tasks, create routines, and tackle procrastination. Finally, you’ll learn how to get organized at home.

After you complete this Getting Stuff Done: Personal Development Boot Camp course, you will be able to:

  • Identify what personal efficiency is, what skill sets can improve your personal productivity, and what attitudes we should cultivate.
  • Explain why multi-tasking is a myth.
  • Describe what role long-term goals play in short-term efficiency.
  • Share a personal vision and develop dreams and goals from it.
  • Apply the 80/20 rule and learn how it should affect planning.
  • Identify the characteristics of a good organizational system.
  • Develop a plan for an efficient workspace, including a customized information center and a filing system.
  • Apply a system that will allow you to process any type of information that crosses your desk, including e-mail, electronic files, paper files, voice mail, text messages, and drop-in visitors..
  • Use the Eisenhower principle to prioritize work.
  • Say no.
  • Use routines to simplify your life.
  • Understand why you procrastinate and develop methods for tackling tasks.
  • Apply ideas and tools to make your household more productive and efficient.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required
  3. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  4. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  5. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  6. Certificate of Completion

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone.

Recognition & Accreditation

This course is internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

 Session 1: Course Overview

  • Learning Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment: Purpose
  • Pre-Assignment: Steps
  • Pre-Assignment: Images

 Session 2: Understanding Personal Efficiency

  • Defining Personal Efficiency
  • In the Groove
  • A Holistic Approach
  • Time Management vs. Personal Productivity

 Session 3: Developing the Right Attitude

  • Useful Skill Sets
  • Useful Attitudes
  • Why Multi-Tasking is a Myth

 Session 4: Laying the Foundation

  • Creating a Personal Vision Statement
  • Step One: Identifying Your Values
  • Bringing It All Together
  • Step Three: Put it all Together
  • Making Connections
  • Identifying Dreams and Setting Goals
  • Getting Some Ideas
  • SPIRIT
  • Putting it All Together

 Session 5: The Building Blocks of a Good Organizational System

  • Pareto's Principle
  • Characteristics of a Good Organizational System
  • Building a Customizable System

 Session 6: Creating the Right Environment

  • Garbage Out!
  • Step Two: Make an Action Plan
  • Step Three: Get Started, Part One
  • Step Three: Get Started, Part Two
  • Step Four: Finish the Task
  • Laying Out Your Workspace, Part One
  • Laying Out Your Workspace, Part Two
  • Re-Designing Your Workspace
  • Setting up a Daily System
  • Priority Tray
  • The Incubator
  • Sample Incubator
  • Using the Incubator
  • Using the Incubator Each Day
  • Setting up a Filing System
  • Four File Types
  • Filing Tips
  • Putting Everything Back Together
  • Putting it in Action, Part 1

 Session 7: Setting up your Virtual Environment

  • Organizing Electronic Files
  • Tips and Tricks
  • Making Your E-Mail Program Work for You
  • Commit to Your E-mail Program
  • Take Some Training
  • Set Up Folders
  • Schedule Backups and Archives
  • Automate What You Can
  • Use Time-Saving Tools
  • Exploring Applications
  • Top Applications

 Session 8: Setting up Your Information Management Center

  • Key Components of a System, Part 1
  • Key Components of a System, Part 2
  • Case Study: Sarah the Salesperson
  • Case Study: Walter the Writer
  • Case Study: Edna the Executive Assistant
  • Making Connections
  • Lessons Learned, Part 1
  • Lessons Learned Part 2

 Session 9: Managing Information in Six Easy Steps

  • GOPHER It!
  • Processing E-Mail Messages
  • Digging Donald out of the Hole
  • Problem One
  • Problem Two
  • Problem Three

 Session 10: Prioritizing Your Tasks

  • The Urgent-Important Matrix
  • Matrix Overview
  • Quadrant 1: Urgent and Important
  • Quadrant 2: Important but Not Urgent
  • Quadrant 3: Urgent but Not Important
  • Quadrant 4: Not Urgent and Not Important
  • Putting Tasks in Their Place

 Session 11: Saying No

  • Techniques for Saying No, Part One
  • Techniques for Saying No, Part Two
  • Techniques for Saying No, Part Three
  • Techniques for Saying No, Part Four

 Session 12: Creating Routines

  • Why Routines?
  • Start of Day Routine
  • End of Day Routine
  • Dealing with E-mail

 Session 13: Stopping Procrastination Now (Not Later!)

  • Tackling Procrastination
  • A Challenge to Change, Part 1
  • A Challenge to Change, Part 2
  • A Challenge to Change, Part 3
  • A Challenge to Change, Part 4

 Session 14: Applying Our Lessons at Home

  • Meals
  • Exercise
  • Fun Stuff
  • Children
  • Chores
  • General Organization

 Session 15: A Personal Action Plan

  • Starting Point
  • Where I Want to Go
  • How I Will Get There

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 002GSDP
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: Lifetime Course Access
Time required: Study at your own pace
Course Duration: 6 - 8 Hours
Assessments: Yes
Qualification: Certificate

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