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Continuing Professional Development Programme
Space for Reflective Learning

Editions

2021 Edition 1, Trimester 2: ONLINE
Target: Postdocs, staff scientists and technicians with managing responsibilities
4 Sessions*:
  • 27/05/2021 09:30 - 13:00;
  • 28/05/2021 09:30 - 13:00;
  • 08/06/2021 09:30 - 13:00;
  • 23/06/2021 09:30 - 13:00
* You should attend all sessions

INTERPERSONAL skills

Project management for scientists

Aim

To discover the real value of project management in research and learn how to apply it to your projects.

Language

English

For

Postdocs, staff scientists and technicians with managing responsibilities

Contents

In this course participants will learn to apply project management techniques in order to better define objectives of a research project, make a realistic plan, and implement it effectively.

After this workshop you will be able to:

  • Define clear objectives and key success factors

  • Identify and manage relations with stakeholders

  • Plan a project according to objectives and available resources

  • Identify and control risks

  • Manage resources responsibly

  • Monitor progress and report

The course consists of several sessions. You should be able to attend all of them.

Study commitment

  • Participants need to commit to attending ALL 4 sessions.

  • Before the course participants will have to complete a short survey.

  • Between sessions 2 and 3 & 3 and 4 participants are expected to do some team work and individual study (about 10h).

Comments from participants

Trainer

Joaquim Calbó, Alexandros Nikolaou, Sonja Reiland
Joaquim Calbó
Alexandros Nikolaou
Sonja Reiland

Joaquim Calbó, Alexandros Nikolaou and Sonja Reiland are scientific project managers at the ISA office at the CRG.

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