Lecturer: Sabine Lerch
Credits: 1.5 CP
Location: Grindelberg 5, room 1012
Duration: 2 days block
Educational concept: The training is conducted over 2 full days of short theory lessons, discussions, individual and small-group exercises, plus role-playing exercises with feedback. The case studies are provided by the participants to ensure that the scenarios are as realistic as possible. For that a questionnaire is sent to the participants in advance.
Participants will learn how to organize and structure themselves and their doctoral project, receiving powerful tools to differentiate between urgent from important tasks and how to keep motivated. The introduction to project management enables to better structure scientific projects.
…how do I deal with time
- Analysis of my present situation
- Different working styles
Values and Goals
…what keeps me on track
- Paradigms that influence my life
- Positive outcomes and intrinsic motivation
...first things first
- Important or urgent?
- Pareto and A-B-C
…how to manage and use time
- Longterm and shortterm planning
- Use of modern planning tools
Project Management basics
…following the critical path
- Project plan and Work Breakdown
- Estimations and resources
- My PhD – a project!
Catch the Time Thieves
…hunting forthe “cookies”
- Goodbye procrastination
…dealing with stress and strain
- The four human needs
- Energy sources
Formal requirements for participation
No formal requirements. In particular useful for doctoral candidates who just started with their PhD.
Elective for SICSS doctoral candidates; number of participants is limited to 12.
SICSS Office (Berit Hachfeld)