Time Management

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How efficient time management practices as a business student can help lead to a successful business career

Introduction

Time management is not a new idea and many methods have been proposed regarding the best way to handle time management issues for business students. These suggestions can often be quite simple, such as writing down lists of things to do in order to support people in making good use of their time for work or recreational purposes. When time pressures are high, planning tasks and actions does not always lead to the completion of the work. It is in recognition of this that time management training programs have been designed, aiming to give an insight into the time required for activities, ways to make time plans, and increasing the efficiency of people by teaching them how to plan properly, how to prioritize tasks, and how to handle unexpected tasks. This is increasingly easy, particularly for students, as “books, articles, and time management training programs that were initially developed for managers have been made available to everyone”.(Claessens, Brigitte J.C. 2004).

(Claessens, Brigitte J.C.2004). adds that time “cannot be managed, because time is an invariable factor. Only the way a person deals with time can be”. Nevertheless, time management has become increasingly essential to businesses and organizations. This is especially true over the last two decades, as a result of expanding global competition and increased demands for the immediate availability of products and services. Given the increased pace of everyday life, people increasingly need to be more organized. Efficient time management practices support business students in acquiring key skills that will assist them both in their educatio...

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...ortant for them to gain successful skills in a business career.

This essay has shown that some of the most important elements for business students to be successful in their career are time management practices, greater knowledge and skills related to time management and how business studies can help lead to successful business career by linking theories studied with real experiences in the workplace.

The limitation of this essay is that no survey has been conducted, and so further research could be done regarding significant issues in time management.

Overall, I think the providers of business curses have to give business students time management skills they need by providing the opportunities to have work experience placements to gain their first practical step in time management. The results are more experienced business students and successful carer.
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