|Course Title:||Taking Control with Time Management, Fifth Edition|
|Author:||M.J. Weeks, Janis Fisher Chan|
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About This Course
This new edition of Taking Control with Time Management has been designed specifically for the manager whose time is at a premium. Effective time management is a fundamental personal and professional skill and with increased productivity as the central challenge to business today, those who manage their time successfully can contribute more effectively and with a clearer direction. In this updated course, you will learn to evaluate your own time challenges, establish realistic work and life goals, correct time-wasting behaviors, delegate successfully and manage stress. With this new information and using these time-tested techniques, you will develop practical strategies to meet the challenges of today’s work environment, especially information overload, electronic communication, team-based workplaces and hectic travel and meeting schedules. Most important, you will create and implement your own time management plan to balance the demands of work and family life. Taking Control with Time Management gives you the tools you need to master your time management problems and retain a healthy balance in your personal and professional life.
M. J. Weeks, an internationally experienced seminar leader and consultant has delivered time management programs to hundreds of corporations, professional groups, and national associations throughout the United States, Latin American, and Canada. Weeks was director of the Center for Management at Sioux Falls College and holds an M.A. from the University of South Dakota; she has completed postgraduate work in business management and adult education.
Janis Fisher Chan, who contributed extensively to this revision is cofounder of Advanced Communication Designs, Inc., a training company established to help people communicate clearly and work together effectively. A specialist in training program design, Ms. Chan has developed, written, and conducted customized classroom and self-study courses on a wide range of business topics, including making effective presentations, professional writing skills, performance management, and project management.
Her publications include, with the co-author Diane Lutovich, Professional
Writing Skills, Grammar for Grown-Ups, Writing Performance Documentation,
and How to Write Reports and Proposals. Her previous AMA self-study
publications are: Managing Your Priorities, Presentation Success and the
Leader’s Guide for Communication Skills for Managers, 5th ed.