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1 Deadlines A deadline is a time or date before which a particular task must be finished or a particular thing must be done. DP Staff CPD - Deadlines by Lee Fun Nee 09/02/2012

2 Meet Deadlines In the workplace, our reputation is generally based on two things: the quality of our work, and how well we meet deadlines. Today, we’ll focus on meeting deadlines, as that’s the area that most of the people have problems with. DP Staff CPD - Deadlines by Lee Fun Nee 09/02/2012

3 DP1 Mid Term Exam: 13 th – 17 th February 3/2/2012 – handing in the question paper and MS to DPC 7/2/2012 – final submission to DPC 15 – 20/2/12 – discussion of the question papers with the students 22/2/12 – submission of AA and the marked scripts (after being sure that everything is right) DP Staff CPD - Deadlines by Lee Fun Nee 09/02/2012

4 DP2 Mock Exam: 5 th – 12 th March 14/2/12 – submission of draft mock exam papers to DPC 24/2/12 – submission of Final mock exam papers to DPC 27/2/12 – submission of report comments to DPC Deadlines (for students) 10/2/12 - TOK essays should be uploaded by students 15/2/12 - short interview 17/2/12 - All EE DP Staff CPD - Deadlines by Lee Fun Nee 09/02/2012

5 DP2 Deadlines (for teachers) Before 17/02/ 2012 (Friday) EE predicted grades, scripts TOK essays Language A1 world lit with cover sheet TOK presentation recording/essay Before 12/03/2012 (Monday) IA predicted grades, scripts DP Staff CPD - Deadlines by Lee Fun Nee 09/02/2012

6 Why is it so important to meet deadlines? Deadlines in education are mostly necessary for students and teachers dealing with time management. keeping deadlines is one of the most crucial points to being organized. This is true not only because of the actual importance of the deadline, but also because it shows respect, gains respect, and builds others’ confidence in you as a professional. Meeting deadlines at every level of the operation can be of immense value to all the players in the field. DP Staff CPD - Deadlines by Lee Fun Nee 09/02/2012

7 How to meet deadlines? To meet deadlines, it is important that you are well organised and that you plan ahead. It is also critical that you are realistic in the tasks that you set yourself, and that you create environments - both internal and external - that support the achievement of those tasks. DP Staff CPD - Deadlines by Lee Fun Nee 09/02/2012

8 Techniques to help you meet deadlines at work 1. Write down a date or deadline immediately upon notification. 2. Be organized. Good organization means not leaving everything until the last minute but knowing that every moment counts from the start. 3. Get help when it's clear you need it. If you need others to help, to give ideas, to solve problems with you, don't hesitate to draw them in. DP Staff CPD - Deadlines by Lee Fun Nee 09/02/2012

9 4. Rearrange your schedule and work habits to get more work done. 5. Recognize the importance of meeting deadlines. Usually your boss will give you a deadline for a reason. Even if the deadline is arbitrary, it is important for you to meet it. Why? It's important because meeting the deadline for a work assignment tells your boss that you are responsible. It tells him/her that you do not need close supervision. DP Staff CPD - Deadlines by Lee Fun Nee 09/02/2012

10 6. Set priorities and work on the ones that are due first. 7. Remember that when looking at your workload, it is important to meet your deadlines and the quality of your work is important as well. 8. Allow for unforseen circumstances – something will always go wrong when it’s most inconvenient! DP Staff CPD - Deadlines by Lee Fun Nee 09/02/2012

11 Conclusion In today’s times, in every public or private sector, in every industry or business, in any line of work- - -be it in education, sales, marketing or production, meeting deadlines plays a significant role. This single-most attribute contributing to career success, requires keeping one’s priorities in order. Indeed, personal growth is the direct result of one’s professional and corporate growth! It is your dedication to meeting deadlines that can help you move up the corporate ladder and reach the pinnacle of success. DP Staff CPD - Deadlines by Lee Fun Nee 09/02/2012

12 Nothing is impossible in life... see Nothing is impossible in life... see 21 yrs back in his grandma's place.. DP Staff CPD - Deadlines by Lee Fun Nee 09/02/2012

13 From one of the poorest family's chair to the most powerful chair in the world...!!! DP Staff CPD - Deadlines by Lee Fun Nee 09/02/2012

14 Attitude leads person to any destiny...keep on moving... O B A M A O - Originally B - Born in A - Africa to M - Manage A – America “If you don't like something, change it; if you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain. ” Maya Angelou US author & poet ( ) DP Staff CPD - Deadlines by Lee Fun Nee 09/02/2012

15 Reference essential-tips-for-meeting-a-deadline/ essential-tips-for-meeting-a-deadline/ techniques-to-help-you-meet-deadlines-at-work techniques-to-help-you-meet-deadlines-at-work DP Staff CPD - Deadlines by Lee Fun Nee 09/02/2012


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