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Time Management Dr. Abdul Sattar Khan MBBS, MPH, MCPS, DCHM, MRCGP (UK), FRIPH (UK) Assistant Professor Family Medicine Department
Check Yourself Do you estimate how many hours you will need to study each week? YesNo Do you meet assignment deadlines? YesNo Do you begin working on semester long projects early in the semester? YesNo Do you write a daily "to do" list? YesNo Do you prevent social activities from interfering with your study time? YesNo Do you have a job that requires fewer than 10 hours a week? YesNo Do you set specific goals for each study period? YesNo Do you begin your study time with your most difficult assignment? YesNo Do you complete most of your studying during your most productive hours each day? YesNo
Objectives At the end of the session, the participants will be able to: 1.Mention principles of effective management 2.Describe the SMART acronym for setting goals 3.Explain the importance of urgency matrix 4.Defend the importance spending time for planning with at least 10 reasons
I cannot manage my time! Because……….. Don’t have clear goal Don't know how to manage I want to do everything
Too many things at once Interruptions Anxiety & Stress Only study no play I cannot manage my time! Because………..
What can we do??
Pathway to manage time Recognize the obstacles Identify them Overcome it
Principles of time management for students Identify "Best Time" for Studying Use Distributed Learning and Practice Make Sure the Surroundings are Conducive to Studying Make Room for Entertainment and Relaxation Make Sure you Have Time to Sleep and Eat Properly Try to Combine Activities: Use waiting time
Set Goals (SMART) Specific Measurable Achievable Realistic Time-based
General Management (4 D & 3A) 1.Do 2.Delegate 3.Delay 4.Delete
4 D & 3A…approach 1.Address the urgent 2.Accomplish what you can early 3.Attach deadlines to things you delay
Stephen Covey’s Time Management Matrix (Modified) URGENTNOT URGENT ImportantDealing with crisis Deadlines for assignments Urgent tasks Phone calls, that can't be delayed Daily class New study planning Achievements and results Routine study / work Relaxation Not Important Daily Ordinary phone calls General meetings Chatting with classmates Some mail, phone calls
10 reasons to spend time for planning 1. Improved performance 2. Solutions to major issues/challenges 3. Forward thinking 4. Clear future direction 5. Decreases stress level 6. Save money 7. Improved teamwork 8. Help to assess the performance 9. Doing more in less time 10. Increases the confidence
Benefits of time management Efficient Successful Healthy
Summary Be SMART First comes first- check urgency Organize Use your waiting time One by one Consider your personal prime time Celebrate success