The Time/Utility Matrix for Prioritizing What to Learn

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Anneke Zwart, Student (University), Netherlands
Today’s world has plenty of learning opportunities available. Although learning is essential, the presence of so many learning options also makes it difficult to choose the right and most relevant material. Even more if we realize that we spend only a very small percentage of working time on knowledge development. To help identify and select the right learning tools/materials/opportunities, Marc Zao-Sanders provides a useful tool for prioritizing the skills and knowledge to be learned and for deciding when you should do so. It is really a approach applied to learning and is called: Time-Utility Analysis. The model can be used on a personal basis, but also across teams, departments or entire organizations. So, how does time-utility analysis work? A time-utility analysis is similar to a , where Cost vs. Benefits are replaced by Time vs. Utility. Time will be the time to learn the specific skill or information (displayed on the vertical axis); Utility represents the likelihood o (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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  Oshun, Grace Okaima, Lecturer, Nigeria

On Nr. 2. Avoid Missed Opportunity

I have a problem with No. 2 which is, "Decide whet (...)

  Arunas Beksta, management consultant and trainer, Lithuania

Advice versus Explanation

I see this matrix as tool explaining one aspect of (...)

  Steven Cooke

Time Management for Planning Education

Interesting application of the Time Management mat (...)

  Alan, Student (University), China

What if we Consider Two Things

You use this matrix to describe the situation what (...)

  Prof Putr, Strategy Consultant, United States

Covey's Time Management Grid or the Eisenhower Box

While the 2x2 is sometimes called the "Harvard 2x2 (...)

  MUNI DAVE, Business Consultant, India

Develop an Attitude for Learning

The first question is how to develop an attitude, (...)

  Jaap de Jonge, Editor, Netherlands

So Much to Learn, but Limited Time Available

The "Time/Utility Matrix for Prioritizing What to (...)

  HARWINDAR SINGH, Business Consultant, Malaysia

Practicing Time Management

Given the 2x2 Zao Sanders Matrix (and other simila (...)

  srinivas, Lecturer, India

Time Management Applied to Learning

It is an interesting topic. If we consider a focus (...)

  KOEHL Maryse, Professor, France

Law of Illich

According to the : 20% of the allocated time to a (...)

  Steven Cooke

Time Management for Planning Education

The idea of a matrix for decision-making is very u (...)

  Steven Cooke

Time Constraints

@: I agree that is the reason for a "time manageme (...)

  Maurice Hogarth, Consultant, United Kingdom

Prioritising Learning

@: I'm not sure I would consider allocating learni (...)

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