Walsh College

Managing Time and Projects

As a Walsh student, it is likely that you are trying to balance school, work, and family life. This section includes proven techniques to help you multitask more efficiently and effectively.

Managing Time and Projects
Setting schedules and prioritizing tasks can help you succeed.  Find the method that works best for you from the links below.
    •  Time management
    •  My daily schedule
    •  My daily schedule
    •  My weekly schedule
    •  Organizing my tasks
    •  Scheduling your school calendar
    •  Creating to-do lists
    •  Avoiding procrastination
    •  Developing self-discipline

Problem Solving/Decision Making
When solving complex problems, a number of techniques can help you better understand the problem and make more logical decisions.
    •  Overview
    •  Defining and gathering
    •  Alternatives
    •  Implementation
    •  Graphic overview: problem solving
    •  Creative problem solving
    •  Analogies in problem solving
    •  Adaptive decision making
    •  Managing by exception
    
Project Management
How organized are you? While most of us can organize small projects, it is easy to nearly drown in the details of larger projects. Here are some tips for managing projects, from the very small to the very challenging.
    •  Completing a class assignment
    •  Organizing challenging projects
    •  Project management .pdf
Organizing form
    •  Developing case studies
    •  Spreadsheets and budgets
    •  Setting your (school) budget
    
Presenting Projects
Seventy five percent of people have an anxiety about public speaking. Take some tips from the pros!
    •  Presenting projects/speeches
    •  Public speaking
    •  Presenting your positive image/
creating your "brand"
    •  Public speaking match game

Self Motivation/Project Management
Who are you doing this for? Your willingness to improve your education may be inspired by your spouse, a family member or a specific goal. In the end, though, there is only one person who can motivate you to go the extra mile: you. Here are a few exercises that will help you keep you motivated and ready for any challenges.
    •  Exercise/Development
    •  Intrinsic and Extrinsic values
    •  Project development/mentors
    •  Progress and Project Review

Note:  All modules are from the  Study Guides and Strategies website. Walsh College is not affiliated in any way with the sources noted here, and assumes no responsibility for the content available on the websites listed.