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Leaders in Sustainable Development workshop

Research Project Management
Date: 12/01/22
Duration: 14:30-16:30 (GMT)
Location: Online

Take control of your research with this essential workshop on project management for researchers.

This workshop will provide a perfect introduction to project management, an essential skill for anyone undertaking a research degree, whether you are just starting out or approaching the end of your research.

In the workshop you 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 best to handle them and manage upwards?
  • Managing risk and data in your research degree.

This workshop will provide many practical suggestions and tips for success, so you can start implementing them as part of your degree straight away!

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.

Before attending the workshop

Attendees should complete the session pre-reading and be prepared to discuss an example of a personal project where something has gone wrong or failed during the workshop.

If you attended the workshop, you can view the workshop slides and access the Engagement and Reflection Log for further learnings.

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.