Time Management Workshop

Wed. Oct. 12 09:00 AM - Wed. Oct. 12 05:00 PM
Location: 1C16A

Time Management - Winnipeg

When: Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm (Registration begins at 8:45am)
Where: University of Winnipeg / First Floor Centennial Hall
Room: 1C16A
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Cost: This workshop, as with all Mitacs Step workshops, is free for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. However, the preauthorization of a valid credit card is required as part of the registration process.
A $50 penalty will be applied to all late cancellations (cancellations that are not made 5 days or more before the workshop date), no shows, or incomplete attendance. These penalties are only charged after the completion of a workshop and no charges are ever made to those who participate in full. For answers to some frequently asked questions, please visit our help page:

Workshop Objectives

This workshop gives you real tools to measurably improve your productivity, performance and reduce stress within and outside the workplace.

Learn how to get your projects and activities done on time, what makes a successful action plan or to do list, and how to implement your plans effectively. Manage time thieves such as procrastination, distractions, interruptions and over-commitment. Discover effective time management tactics that work for our modern world.

Learning Outcomes

You will learn to:

  • Identify and correct behaviors that lead to procrastination
  • Prioritize deadlines in the face of competing priorities, taking into account values, resources and skills
  • Employ available technologies and use them appropriately
  • Drive results

Key Topics

Focus on Results

  • Time-management concepts in the face of present-day challenges
  • The power of SMART goals and progressive elaboration
  • The Project Management Institute’s foundational concepts
  • Prioritize your day

Corrective & Effective Action

  • Behaviours that lead to procrastination and how to correct them
  • Dealing with distractions
  • Saying “no”
  • The “Not-Do” list
  • When to use technology

Efficiency and Quality of Life

  • The pillars of energy
  • Aligning activities with personal values, resources and skills
  • Creating a personalized, sustainable time-management system
  • Time opportunities for a healthy and balanced lifestyle

If you have any questions please contact the Step team at Deanna England at


Class Date: 
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Location: University of Winnipeg / First Floor Centennial Hall/ Room 1C16A