Personal Productivity Coursework


Personal Productivity Certification

Course Duration: 12 hours - Requisition: 28 days

Most people find that they wish they had more time in a day. This coursework will show participants how to organize their lives and find those hidden moments. Participants will learn how to establish routines, set goals, create an efficient environment, and use time-honored planning and organizational tools to maximize their personal productivity. 

Personal Productivity is a goal most of us have. Through this coursework participants will be on the right track in achieving that goal. Some people blame everything that goes wrong in their life on something or someone else, but through this coursework participants will take ownership and begin to lead a more productive life.

Career Pathway 

  • Personal Development
  • Family Business Owner
  • Consultant & Business Advisor
  • Small Business Owner
  • Solutions Manager
  • Strategic Development Officer
  • Venture Capitalist
  • Manufacturer Executive


  • Case Study
  • Multiple choice questions quiz


  • Gain quality workplace skills and experience to help launch your career.
  • Develop work-related skills and experiences that are recognized by employers. 
  • Develop independence and confidence in an adult learning environment. 
  • Gain an insight into various industry areas to help you decide on a career pathway. 
  • Potentially gain recognition for prior learning for your previous study or work.
  • High-quality course written by industry experts with easy to understand course content
  • Course materials provided online with unlimited tutor support – no textbooks to buy
  • Gain an Australian Certificate upon your successful completion of coursework (Certificate hard copy will be posted to you)
  • Course may be tax deductible - see your tax advisor

Coursework Objectives: 

  • Set and evaluate SMART goals    
  • Use routines to maximize their productivity
  • Use scheduling tools to make the most of their time
  • Stay on top of their to-do list
  • Start new tasks and projects on the right foot
  • Use basic project management techniques
  • Organize their physical and virtual workspaces for maximum efficiency
  • Take back time from e-mail and handheld devices
  • Beat procrastination

Course Contents

Personal Development

Module One: Getting Started

Coursework Objectives

Module Two: Setting SMART Goals

The Three P’s


Prioritizing Your Goals

Evaluating and Adapting

Case Study

Module Two: Review Questions

Module Three: The Power of Routines

What is a Routine?

Personal Routines

Professional Routines

Six Easy Ways to Simplify Your Life

Case Study

Module Three: Review Questions

Module Four: Scheduling Yourself

The Simple Secret of Successful Time Management

Developing a Tracking System

Scheduling Appointments

Scheduling Tasks

Case Study

Module Four Review Questions

Module Five: Keeping Yourself on Top of Tasks

The One-Minute Rule

The Five-Minute Rule

What to do When You Feel like You’re Sinking

Case Study

Module Five: Review Questions

Module Six: Tackling New Tasks and Projects

The Sliding Scale

A Checklist for Getting Started

Evaluating and Adapting

Case Study

Module Six: Review Questions

Module Seven: Using Project Management Techniques

The Triple Constraint

Creating the Schedule

Using a RACI Chart

Case Study

Module Seven: Review Questions

Module Eight: Creating a Workspace

Setting Up the Physical Layout

Ergonomics 101

Using Your Computer Efficiently

Case Study

Module Eight: Review Questions

Module Nine: Organizing Files and Folders

Organizing Paper Files

Organizing Electronic Files

Scheduling Archive and Clean-Up

Case Study

Module Nine: Review Questions

Module Ten: Managing E-Mail

Using E-mail Time Wisely

Taking Action!

Making the Most of Your E-mail Program

Taking Time Back from Handheld Devices

Case Study

Module Ten: Review Questions

Module Eleven: Tackling Procrastination

Why We Procrastinate

Nine Ways to Overcome Procrastination

Eat That Frog!

Case Study. 55

Module Eleven: Review Questions

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Words from the Wise

Course curriculum

  • 1
    MODULE 01
    • Personal Productivity Getting Started
  • 2
    MODULE 02
    • Personal Productivity Setting SMART Goals
    • Personal Productivity Case Study Module 02
    • Personal Productivity Module 02 Quiz
  • 3
    MODULE 03
    • Personal Productivity The Power of Routines
    • Personal Productivity Case Study Module 03
    • Personal Productivity Module 03 Quiz
  • 4
    MODULE 04
    • Personal Productivity Scheduling Yourself
    • Personal Productivity Case Study Module 04
    • Personal Productivity Module 04 Quiz
  • 5
    MODULE 05
    • Personal Productivity Keeping Yourself on Top of Tasks
    • Personal Productivity Case Study Module 05
    • Personal Productivity Module 05 Quiz
  • 6
    MODULE 06
    • Personal Productivity Tackling New Tasks and Projects
    • Personal Productivity Case Study Module 06
    • Personal Productivity Module 06 Quiz
  • 7
    MODULE 07
    • Personal Productivity Using Project Management Techniques
    • Personal Productivity Case Study Module 07
    • Personal Productivity Module 07 Quiz
  • 8
    MODULE 08
    • Personal Productivity Creating a Workspace
    • Personal Productivity Case Study Module 08
    • Personal Productivity Module 08 Quiz
  • 9
    MODULE 09
    • Personal Productivity Organizing Files and Folders
    • Personal Productivity Case Study Module 09
    • Personal Productivity Module 09 Quiz
  • 10
    MODULE 10
    • Personal Productivity Managing E-Mail
    • Personal Productivity Case Study Module 10
    • Personal Productivity Module 10 Quiz
  • 11
    MODULE 11
    • Personal Productivity Tackling Procrastination
    • Personal Productivity Case Study Module 11
    • Personal Productivity Module 11 Quiz
  • 12
    Module 12
    • Personal Productivity Wrapping it Up
  • 13
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