Time and Stress Management
I. Course Prefix/Number: MGT 106
Course Name: Time and Stress Management
Credits: 3 (3 lecture; 0 lab)
III. Course (Catalog) Description
Course presents basic principles and theories of time and stress management; teaching how small adjustments can reap rewards in personal and professional effectiveness.
IV. Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this course the students will be able to:
- Identify techniques of top achievers
- Examine and use priority management techniques
- Develop a space management plan
- Construct a personal action plan
- Incorporate stress reducing practices into your lifestyle
- Demonstrate theoretical knowledge of the stress process
- Develop a stress management plan
- Demonstrate competency in stress reduction procedures
V. Academic Integrity and Student Conduct
• plagiarism (turning in work not written by you, or lacking proper citation),
• falsification and fabrication (lying or distorting the truth),
• helping others to cheat,
• unauthorized changes on official documents,
• pretending to be someone else or having someone else pretend to be you,
• making or accepting bribes, special favors, or threats, and
• any other behavior that violates academic integrity.
There are serious consequences to violations of the academic integrity policy. Oakton's policies and procedures provide students a fair hearing if a complaint is made against you. If you are found to have violated the policy, the minimum penalty is failure on the assignment and, a disciplinary record will be established and kept on file in the office of the Vice President for Student Affairs for a period of 3 years.
Please review the Code of Academic Conduct and the Code of Student Conduct, both located online at
VI. Sequence of Topics
Time saving techniques
Office technology for peak performance
Psychological aspects of stress
Values, goals and life direction
VII. Methods of Instruction
Course may be taught as face-to-face, hybrid or online course.
VIII. Course Practices Required
- Reading Assignments (articles and outside books)
- Writing Assignments
- Homework Assignments
- In class exercises
IX. Instructional Materials
Stress Management for life (2007) by Olpin & Hesson
Comprehensive Stress Management, Jerold Greenberg, McGraw Hill
X. Methods of Evaluating Student Progress
40% Written Assignments
XI. Other Course Information
If you have a documented learning, psychological, or physical disability you may be entitled to reasonable academic accommodations or services. To request accommodations or services, contact the Access and Disability Resource Center at the Des Plaines or Skokie campus. All students are expected to fulfill essential course requirements. The College will not waive any essential skill or requirement of a course or degree program.
Oakton Community College is committed to maintaining a campus environment emphasizing the dignity and worth of all members of the community, and complies with all federal and state Title IX requirements.
Resources and support for
- pregnancy-related and parenting accommodations; and
- victims of sexual misconduct
Resources and support for LGBTQ+ students can be found at www.oakton.edu/lgbtq.