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Leaders in Sustainable Development workshop

Research Project Management
Date: 10/11/22
Duration:15:30-17:30 (GMT)

Make the most of research opportunities with this essential workshop on project management

This workshop will provide a perfect introduction to project management – an essential skill for anyone undertaking a postgraduate degree, whether they are just starting out or approaching the end. Effective project management is a tricky skill to master, so this workshop with guide Scholars in creating their own personal to negotiate the relationships and manage deadlines throughout the academic cycle and beyond.

In the workshop Scholars will cover:

  • Principles of project management: the best way to approach your degree
  • Tools for managing projects
  • Approaches to mastering task management
  • Technique to help you manage your stakeholders effectively
  • Checkpoints and meetings with your supervisor – how to handle them and manage upwards
  • Managing risk and data in your research degree

The CSC’s Leaders in Sustainable Development programme of workshops focus on professional and practical skills and are designed to be interactive, with small groups of Scholars and Fellows taking part in each event.

This workshop will help to develop the following skill areas:

  • Collaborating
  • Decision making
  • Goal setting
  • Impact planning
  • Independent thinking
  • Organisation
  • Stakeholder management
  • Stress management
  • Teamwork
  • Time management
  • UK orientation
  • Written communication
  • Work ethic

This workshop is relevant for Scholars at any point in their postgraduate studies or research.

There is no prior experience needed to attend this workshop.

Before attending, Scholars should ensure they have completed weeks 4 and 6 of the CSC’s Understanding Development Impact training course on FutureLearn.

This workshop will be run by AccessEd, a non-profit organisation aimed at promoting fair access to university for all young people. Alongside running in-school programmes for under-represented pupils, they also work with researchers across the world, training them to focus on outreach and public engagement skills, career readiness, and leadership development.

AccessEd workshops are designed and delivered by qualified teachers and academics with extensive experience of training researchers across the UK and internationally.