Getting Things Done

Research shows that mental clutter, or information overload, has significant negative effects on our productivity, relationships, happiness and overall quality of life. It’s the stuff that keeps us up at night, reduces our focus on what is important and prohibits us from making progress on what really matters. Getting Things Done is a training that teaches stress-free productivity that helps create mental space for innovation. It’s productivity with purpose, or in other words – getting more of the right stuff done.

You will learn to:

  • Increase focus on the most meaningful work
  • Organize information
  • Prioritize commitments
  • Reduce decision fatigue

You will benefit by:

  • Discussing multiple methods to capture information to determine what will work best for you
  • Increasing individual effectiveness by gaining productive moments and greater efficiency

Course Recommendation

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LinkedIn Learning is available at no cost to all active students, faculty and staff (including temporary employees). View more information about LinkedIn Learning at U-M.


Anyone interested in improving time management skills

Topic Area

  • Professional Skills

Domain and Expectation

  • Execution
    • Achieve results


  • Member of a Team
  • Leading a Team
  • Leading Multiple Teams


Code: MMHR_GTD7000-4

Presenter: Charmaine Ward, Tarnisha McLaughlin-Grayson

Cost: $170

Code: MMHR_GTD7000-5

Presenter: Charmaine Ward, Tarnisha McLaughlin-Grayson

Cost: $170

Code: MMHR_GTD7000-6

Presenter: Charmaine Ward, Tarnisha McLaughlin-Grayson

Cost: $170

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