Time management checklist
Question / task
|Establish your regular commitments||What will you be doing each week?|
|Put this information into a weekly plan||Copy enough of these to last a term or semester|
|What broad activities are you involved in?||Study?
Eating, sleeping, shopping?
|What tasks are involved?||Break down the major activities into their constituent parts|
|Establish priorities||What is urgent?
What can be done over time?
What is routine?
|Relate tasks to time||What types of tasks are they?
Do they need consecutive time?
Can they be done in small breaks?
Where do you need to be to complete the task?
|Make work plans||Plan each week – be prepared, get an
Plan each day – be active, use checklists
|Stick to these plans||Make sure they’re realistic
Try not to develop a backlog
|Get motivated||Be focused – always know what you want to achieve|
|Stay motivated||Introduce variety – don’t slog away at one thing
Take real breaks but avoid distractions
|Complete tasks||You’ll feel better in the end|
|Reward productivity||You’ve earned it!|