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Getting Stuff Done – Personal Development Boot Camp

This course is currently available as E-Learning, or a private instructor-led class scheduled to suit your availabilty. You can click here to inquire further or you ask us for recommendations on similar classes.

Recommended Prerequisites

No prerequisites are required for this course.

Course Overview

Why are there so many different organizational systems and time management methods out there? The answer is simple: it’s like any other personal challenge, like weight loss or money management. There is no simple, one size fits all answer. You must build a solution that works for you.

Over the course of this program, we will explore various time management and organizational tools and techniques so that you can build a customized productivity plan for your personal and professional lives. At the end of the course, you will emerge with a plan that works for you, so that you can start regaining control of your life!

Learning Objectives

Course Outline

  1. Course Overview
  2. Understanding Personal Efficiency
  3. Developing the Right Attitude
  4. Useful Skill Sets
  5. Useful Attitudes
  6. Laying the Foundation
  7. Creating a Personal Vision Statement
  8. Bringing It All Together
  9. Making Connections
  10. Identifying Dreams and Setting Goals
  11. My Dreams and Goals
  12. The Building Blocks of a Good Organizational System
  13. Pareto’s Principle
  14. Characteristics of a Good Organizational System
  15. Creating the Right Environment
  16. Garbage Out!
  17. Laying Out Your Workspace
  18. Re-Designing Your Workspace
  19. Setting up a Daily System
  20. Setting up a Filing System
  21. Putting it in Action
  22. Setting Up Your Virtual Environment
  23. Organizing Electronic Files
  24. Making Your E-Mail Program Work for You
  25. Exploring Applications
  26. Setting Up Your Information Management Center
  27. Key Components of a System
  28. Case Studies
  29. Making Connections
  30. Lessons Learned
  31. Managing Information in Six Easy Steps
  32. GOPHER It!
  33. Processing E-Mail Messages
  34. Digging Donald out of the Hole
  35. Prioritizing Your Tasks
  36. The Urgent-Important Matrix
  37. Putting Tasks in Their Place
  38. Saying No
  39. Creating Routines
  40. Stopping Procrastination Now (Not Later!)
  41. Tackling Procrastination
  42. A Challenge to Change
  43. Applying Our Lessons at Home
  44. Personal Action Plan
  45. Recommended Reading List
  46. Post-Course Assessment

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