Managing Your Time







Websites & Videos

Worksheets & Time Management Tools

Weekly Planning Worksheet (Word Document, UBC)

Use this UBC-created downloadable template to plan out your time during the week and create a schedule that fits your needs.

13 Powerful Ways To Visualize Your Data (Blog Post, Sisense Team)

If you’re making your presentation and you’re trying to figure out the best way to visualize your data, check out this article about the different resources you could use to present different types of data.

UBC Assignment Calculators (Website, UBC Library)

UBC’s assignment calculator helps you to break down your assignment into manageable steps with deadlines and provides resources for each step to help you along the way.

Your Energy Cycle (Word Document, UBC)

Use this downloadable document by UBC to track your energy levels throughout the day in order to visualize when you are most active and create a schedule that fits around your energy levels.


Time Management (YouTube, UBC Leap)

UBC Leap’s Time Management video focuses on creating a work and life balance and how you can create free time for yourself while also managing your class schedule and school work.

Study Exam Skills (YouTube, UBC Leap)

UBC Leap’s Study Exam Skills video focuses on different elements that you should keep in mind during the exam season, such as how to create a study schedule that best fits your workload.

Three Design Hacks for Better Visual Presentations (YouTube, BrightCarbon)

Check out this video by BrightCarbon for three easy design hacks on how to make your presentations the best that they could be.

Inside the Mind of a Master Procrastinator (TedTalk, Tim Urban)

In Tim Urban’s TedTalk, he encourages viewers to explore the reasons why they might be procrastinating in the first place in order to uncover what they are really trying to avoid and face the problem head-on.

Chapman Learning Commons Resources

Related Toolkits

Preparing for Exams

Learn key presentation skills and advice on how to put your best foot forward when presenting with our Presentation Skills toolkit.

Related Tools

Personal Time Survey (Word Document, CLC)

Use this downloadable word document in order to properly visualize what you are spending your time on during the week and assess where you might need to shift your schedule.

The Eisenhower Matrix (Word Document, CLC)

Use this downloadable word document to organize your tasks based on priority levels.

SMART Goals Worksheet (Word Document, CLC)

Use this worksheet to create a framework that allows you to set detailed goals with a clearer picture of how to achieve them.

Chapman Learning Commons: Time Management Tools (Website, CLC)

Learn more about different time management tools and their different features to discover which scheduling program works best for you.

Learning Skills Workshop on Time Management when Learning Online: Key Advice & Resources Handout (PDF, CLC)

A summary of key takeaways and advice from CLC’s Time Management when Learning Online workshop.

Your Turn

At the beginning of the semester write all of your major assignments down on a calendar. At the end of the semester reflect on whether or not this helped you manage your time.

Tell us how it went in the space below.

28 responses to “Managing Your Time”

  1. Franklin Z Guerra Bautista

    That was great! Having such awesome tips and techniques will enable me to take advantage of all these tools in constructing the learning process.

  2. Sherene Davis

    Inspirationally full filing this video will help us manage our time as students, And help us deal with stressful situations. Thanks a lot for sharing.

  3. chimene

    thank you so much for the tips. it will help me for my studies

  4. Melissa

    Thank you this was interesting and informative with practical steps to follow.

  5. Jane Kadu

    Great!! so interesting and logically presented, good tips to learn to manage time.

  6. Caroline Murage

    well put. simple and clear

  7. Caleb Satsi Agbefia

    Wonderful Video lesson. UoPeople referred me to this site.

  8. Cynthia Samukeliso Matsete

    Very informative, thank you for sharing

  9. Dome

    The best insight for time management.

    1. Bundu Fofanah

      Very educative, thanks for sharing

  10. Gabriel

    So Helpful. thanks for sharing.

  11. Anonymous

    This is very helpful.

  12. Jestina

    Thank you for the tips very interesting,will put to practice

  13. Eddy Chinkota

    very powerful tips and helpful, i appreciate

  14. Mahundi A.

    Quite an eye-opener on an issue that is so thorny in college studies, well appreciated. Thank you.

  15. Gladys

    so good and educative. Will practice

    1. Mahundi A.

      I also want to agree with you that the video is so educative and very clear on issues pertaining to time management

  16. Michael Chimphamba

    I had been failing to cope up with time management. But with these tips now I can see myself moving in a right track. Thanks for these informative tips on time management.

  17. Anonymous

    Thanks very much on time management l learn a lot because l have been a time waster with this lesson things will

  18. Olubunmi Funmilayo Ojo

    Thank you for useful information about how to effectively manage time. It is very educative!

  19. Paul Oluwaseun Anjorin

    Great!! so interesting and logically presented, good tips to learn to manage time.


    Video came in handy

  21. Anonymous

    Its really a big help for us

  22. brunobecar

    i will apply this very informative tips

  23. Anonymous

    Now comes the practice.

  24. Anonymous

    I appreciate you for sharing this video with us as (students). this is so helpful to me and thank you so much!

  25. Ezekiel

    Great insight

  26. Ezekiel

    so informative and great tips on how to manage time

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