Personal Productivity

A Foundational Business Skills Course

*This course can be tailored or customized to your specific needs.

Course Overview

Smart personal planning can accelerate productivity. Participants explore useful tools for goal-setting, prioritizing, and follow-through that tie productivity outcomes to effective planning.


  1. Understand individual accountability for productivity
  2. Utilize tools for setting daily and weekly goals
  3. Prioritize tasks by urgency
  4. Identify tools for minimizing interruptions

Lesson 1: Effective Time Management Techniques

  • Prioritize
  • Organize
  • Streamline
  • Economize

Lesson 2: Goal Setting Tools

  • Calendars = Daily, weekly, monthly
  • Utilize technology to drive productivity
  • Time Blocking

Lesson 3: Prioritization of Tasks

  • Break down large tasks into smaller tasks
  • Prioritize tasks by importance and urgency
  • Align most pressing tasks with most productive times

Lesson 4: Reducing Interruptions

  • 1 minute meetings
  • Establish your most productive times
  • FEED
    • Fight procrastination
    • Eliminate distractions
    • Eliminate unnecessary tasks
    • Delegate tasks which don’t belong to you