Virtual Learning Resource Centre

Time management


This learning guide was written by Martin Scott,an associate of Ashridge.   It is one of a series produced by the Learning Resource Centre. Each guide sets out to give you a quick summary of the main theories on a particular topic backed up by a practical commentary based on Ashridge's long experience of consulting on and teaching management issues. We hope it whets your appetite for more information. The guide points you in the direction of other sources such as key books, articles and videos.

Where to start

If you have less than an hour, read the overview section and the short best practice essays Manage your time and Effective time management. Once you have read the overview section, test your knowledge by the attempting the
short quiz.

If you have longer than this, take a look at some of the recommended articles and books, listed in the resources section. The practical development activities will help you to start thinking about and improving your time management skills.

Last modified: 09/07/2007