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Time
Management
By
Kumeh Mensah Eric
Final Year
BSc Natural Resources Management
CANR-FRNR
KNUST
Kumasi
Ghana
27/08/2013
1
What is Time?
According to Einstein, “Time is the occurrence
of events one after the other.”
27/08/2013
2
What do we use our time for?
1. Thinking
27/08/2013
3
What do we use our time for?
2. Conversing
27/08/2013
4
What do we use our time for?
3. Acting
27/08/2013
5
What is management?
“To manage is to forecast and to plan,
to organize, to command, to
co-ordinate and to con...
27/08/2013
6
Given the definition of management,
can we manage time?
27/08/2013
7
Can we manage time?
NO!
“Time lost is never found again.”
– Benjamin Franklin
27/08/2013
8
So then, what is
“Time Management”?
The predictable
control an
individual can
exercise over a
series of event...
27/08/2013
9
Why Time Management?
• Time management
helps you get the most
out of your
education/work.
27/08/2013
10
Why time management?
Allows you to be
better prepared for
the demands of your
life…
therefore decreases
anxi...
27/08/2013
11
Why time management?
Helps you to assign
time to tasks in
proportion to
their importance
(prioritizing)
27/08/2013
12
Why time management?
• Helps you achieve
a more balanced
life
27/08/2013
13
Why time management?
Makes you a
more
productive,
successful
person
27/08/2013
14
What causes people to
waste their time?
• Unclear
objectives and
priorities
27/08/2013
15
What cause people to
waste their time?
•Procrastination
is
the
thief
of
time
27/08/2013
16
What cause people to
waste their time?
• Inability to say
"No"!
27/08/2013
17
What cause people to
waste their time?
• Doing too
many things at
once
(Multitasking)
27/08/2013
18
What causes people to
waste their time?
•Periods of
inactivity
(delays & pauses)
27/08/2013
19
What causes people to
waste their time?
• Stress and fatigue
27/08/2013
20
What cause people to
waste their time?
• Interruptions
(personal
visitors)
27/08/2013
21
How can I use
my time effectively?
 Set
Goals
“There is nothing
so useless as
doing efficiently
that which
...
27/08/2013
22
How can I use
my time effectively?
 Prioritize
“Managing your time
without setting
priorities is like
shoot...
27/08/2013
23
How can I use
my time effectively?
 Organize
Know
When
To
Do
What
27/08/2013
24
How can I use
my time effectively?
 Its
NOW
or
NEVER
“Know the true value of time;
snatch, seize, and enjoy...
27/08/2013
25
How can I use
my time effectively?
 Learn to say
NO!
If you can’t
perform
the task.
27/08/2013
26
How can I use
my time effectively?
 Use your waiting
time wisely
“The bad news is time
flies. The good news...
27/08/2013
27
How can I use
my time effectively?
 Concentrate on
one thing
at a time
on
27/08/2013
28
How can I use
my time effectively?
 Consider
you
personal
prime time
27/08/2013
29
How can I use
my time effectively?
 Take a rest
when you’re
TIRED
“Take a rest. A
field that has
rested yie...
27/08/2013
30
Did You Know
31,557,600
Seconds
525960
Minutes
8766
Hours
In a Year?
27/08/2013
31
Did you know?
the average
person
falls asleep in
7
Minutes?
Did you know?
Did you know a
hummingbird's
heart beats at
over a One
thousand times
every minute!
28/08/2013
32
Did you know?
If you watch
Television 4 hours
a day, you would
have spent 10
years watching
television by the
time you are...
Conclusion
“I recommend to you
to take care of the
minutes; for hours
will take care of
themselves.” – Lord
Chesterfield
2...
Thanks for your attention
Questions
and
Discussions
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Effective Time Management

  1. 1. Time Management By Kumeh Mensah Eric Final Year BSc Natural Resources Management CANR-FRNR KNUST Kumasi Ghana
  2. 2. 27/08/2013 1 What is Time? According to Einstein, “Time is the occurrence of events one after the other.”
  3. 3. 27/08/2013 2 What do we use our time for? 1. Thinking
  4. 4. 27/08/2013 3 What do we use our time for? 2. Conversing
  5. 5. 27/08/2013 4 What do we use our time for? 3. Acting
  6. 6. 27/08/2013 5 What is management? “To manage is to forecast and to plan, to organize, to command, to co-ordinate and to control.” Henri Fayol (1916)
  7. 7. 27/08/2013 6 Given the definition of management, can we manage time?
  8. 8. 27/08/2013 7 Can we manage time? NO! “Time lost is never found again.” – Benjamin Franklin
  9. 9. 27/08/2013 8 So then, what is “Time Management”? The predictable control an individual can exercise over a series of events. In short, Knowing when to do what.
  10. 10. 27/08/2013 9 Why Time Management? • Time management helps you get the most out of your education/work.
  11. 11. 27/08/2013 10 Why time management? Allows you to be better prepared for the demands of your life… therefore decreases anxiety
  12. 12. 27/08/2013 11 Why time management? Helps you to assign time to tasks in proportion to their importance (prioritizing)
  13. 13. 27/08/2013 12 Why time management? • Helps you achieve a more balanced life
  14. 14. 27/08/2013 13 Why time management? Makes you a more productive, successful person
  15. 15. 27/08/2013 14 What causes people to waste their time? • Unclear objectives and priorities
  16. 16. 27/08/2013 15 What cause people to waste their time? •Procrastination is the thief of time
  17. 17. 27/08/2013 16 What cause people to waste their time? • Inability to say "No"!
  18. 18. 27/08/2013 17 What cause people to waste their time? • Doing too many things at once (Multitasking)
  19. 19. 27/08/2013 18 What causes people to waste their time? •Periods of inactivity (delays & pauses)
  20. 20. 27/08/2013 19 What causes people to waste their time? • Stress and fatigue
  21. 21. 27/08/2013 20 What cause people to waste their time? • Interruptions (personal visitors)
  22. 22. 27/08/2013 21 How can I use my time effectively?  Set Goals “There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.” – Peter F. Drucker
  23. 23. 27/08/2013 22 How can I use my time effectively?  Prioritize “Managing your time without setting priorities is like shooting randomly and calling whatever you hit the target.” - Peter Turla
  24. 24. 27/08/2013 23 How can I use my time effectively?  Organize Know When To Do What
  25. 25. 27/08/2013 24 How can I use my time effectively?  Its NOW or NEVER “Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness, no laziness, no procrastination; Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.” – Lord Chesterfield “All the flowers of all of the tomorrows are in the seeds of today.” – Chinese Proverb
  26. 26. 27/08/2013 25 How can I use my time effectively?  Learn to say NO! If you can’t perform the task.
  27. 27. 27/08/2013 26 How can I use my time effectively?  Use your waiting time wisely “The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.” – Michael Altshuler
  28. 28. 27/08/2013 27 How can I use my time effectively?  Concentrate on one thing at a time on
  29. 29. 27/08/2013 28 How can I use my time effectively?  Consider you personal prime time
  30. 30. 27/08/2013 29 How can I use my time effectively?  Take a rest when you’re TIRED “Take a rest. A field that has rested yields a beautiful crop.”- Roman poet Ovid
  31. 31. 27/08/2013 30 Did You Know 31,557,600 Seconds 525960 Minutes 8766 Hours In a Year?
  32. 32. 27/08/2013 31 Did you know? the average person falls asleep in 7 Minutes?
  33. 33. Did you know? Did you know a hummingbird's heart beats at over a One thousand times every minute! 28/08/2013 32
  34. 34. Did you know? If you watch Television 4 hours a day, you would have spent 10 years watching television by the time you are 60 years old? 28/08/2013 33
  35. 35. Conclusion “I recommend to you to take care of the minutes; for hours will take care of themselves.” – Lord Chesterfield 28/08/2013 34
  36. 36. Thanks for your attention Questions and Discussions

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