Time Management

Audience: Academic staff, Professional staff, Research staff, Research supervisors

Date: Wednesday 11 September 2024

Times: 10.00 to 12.00

Key details: This course also counts for those on the Passports to Management and Administration. Microsoft Teams. You will be emailed a calendar invite in advance for you to join on the day.

Target audience

All staff

Course information

Planning and prioritising are key elements of effective time management.  However, procrastination, multi-tasking, and even your own psychological preferences can impact on your productivity.  Recognition of the specific problems, using of a range of skills and techniques to develop a time management system that works for you, and most importantly taking personal responsibility for improving your own time management where you can is the focus of this workshop.


Aims and objectives

By the end of the course, you will:

  • Be aware of your own time management issues how approach to time management and how your own psychological preferences may impact on your productivity
  • Be able to apply principles for managing and prioritising work effectively, staying focused on high priority work
  • Understand a range of techniques for organising your work, including task lists, diaries/calendars and email inbox management
  • Be aware of the of key behavioural components of time management (such as procrastination)


Mx Avery Hawkins

Course provider

Email: osdscourses@st-andrews.ac.uk