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Time Management

  1. Jun 13, 2006 #1
    I would like to know if I am given an assignment, how can I determine the ideal amount of time I should allocate to it. My program is a combination of Computer Science, and Electrical Engineering. I am assigned programming assignments, as well as problem solving assignments.
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  3. Jun 14, 2006 #2


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    Firstly, you can use a number of techniques to plan your tasks. One of my favourites is making a process map and using it to produce a Gantt chart; Wiki should show you everything you need here. In terms of how to determine how much time to dedicate, ask yourself how much the project is worth, and what other tasks you have to do. Give everything a priority, work out how much time you have to do the alloted tasks in, and how long each task should take you (go for worst and best case estimates and do it for both), then you should have a clear idea of how to divide your time. Spend a little time planning and everything should fall into place.

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