Time Management, Learning Techniques

Time Management: The objective analysis and definition - priorities - the different methods of scheduling and implementation - using effective tools - eliminating disturbing factors and time killers - mediation and filtering out one of the prevailing aspects of personality appropriate time management as key to work-life balance. Learning skills: recognizing the different learning styles - self assessment - motivational training - different knowledge and memorisation processes - different processing and implantation techniques - multi-channel learning - result-oriented preparation opportunities and testing different exercises for the brain

Mode of delivery

face to face



Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

Anlanger, R., Manhart, U., (2016), Script: Zeitmanagement und Lerntechniken; Manhart, U., (2014), Book: Höre! Rede! Siege!, Linde Verlag

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Applying the course syllabus through exercises and performing application related tasks. Applied methods including macro and micro levels of teaching. Macro methods are case studies-cum-analysis, debates, discussions. Micro methods are keynote lectures, dialogues, text analyses, presentation of examples and discussions. Students work individually as well as in pairs or groups, sometimes in the plenum.

Assessment methods and criteria

written exam in order to assess learning outcomes

Prerequisites and co-requisites

introduction class, no subject specific prerequisite


Degree programme

Technical Sales and Distribution Management (Bachelor)



ECTS Credits


Language of instruction




Academic year



1 WS



Learning outcome

After completing the course "Time Management and Learning Skills", the graduates will be able to take responsibility of managing their own time and divide their time more efficiently in order to achieve the transition from time to self-management. The graduates will further be able to classify different learning techniques and consciously apply them to the mastery of the course material.

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