GPS/Mitacs Step* Workshop: Time Management

Date & Time

Monday, 24 March 2014
09:00 to 17:00


Graduate Student Centre, 6371 Crescent Road, Point Grey Campus

Offered by

Graduate Pathways to Success and Mitacs Step

Registration Closed / Past Event


* This session is being offered in collaboration with the MITACS Step program. Mitacs Step offers a holistic, inter-disciplinary approach to professional skills development. The workshops that are offered provide practical tools in business, communications, and project management through experiential learning from industry professionals in an interactive environment, arming graduate students for success within or beyond academia.

Whether you are a seasoned time-management veteran, an Optimistic Scheduler, a Master Procrastinator, or are simply interested in sharpening your time management skills, this fun and engaging course is designed to take your schedule from surviving and turn it towards thriving. In this one-day workshop, you will discover and review practical techniques that will better define, implement, monitor and control your day-to-day activities. From ancient wisdom to modern day technology tips, this workshop is sure to have something for anyone that wants to improve the quality and experience of their relationship with time.

Learning outcomes:

Focus on results.  Plan to succeed. Learn to Identify and commit action to what’s really important in your day. Apply Project Management Institute foundational concepts used to help develop, implement, monitor + control schedules.
Introduce Corrective + Effective Action. Identify and correct procrastination behaviours. The power of a “Not-Do” list and other simple tips to gain control over schedules. 
Increase Efficiency + Improve Quality of Life. Align your Activities with your nature, values, resources and skills.  Build a sustainable system that works for you.

Facilitator: Rose Hastreiter is a professional project manager, programme manager, pm advisor, entrepreneur, creative professional and international facilitator who helps organizations develop their plans through the development of their people, processes, and the relationships in-between. Dynamic + engaging, her live workshops are inspiring, insightful, practical, and committed to bridging practical information with real-world application and human understanding. Her facilitation style is entertaining yet intelligent & pragmatic, with great testimonials from many of over 10,000 participants to date, in various sectors and fields of expertise.

Registration: Seats are limited to 24 participants. Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows from all BC post-secondary institutions will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.  To register, please visit

Confirmation of registration will be sent within two working days. If you experience any difficulty using the online registration tool, please send a message to: graduate.pathways(at)

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Refreshments: Beverages and a light lunch will be provided.  Please bring your own mug.


If you have a disability or medical condition that may affect your full participation in the event, please email, 604-827-4578, well in advance of the event.