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Finishing your PhD and planning your future career (Online)
Provider: Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Activity no.: 3782-21-00-00There are no available seats 
Enrollment deadline: 14/12/2020
Date and time20.01.2021, at: 09:00 - 21.01.2021, at: 16:00
Regular seats20
Course fee1,800.00 kr.
ECTS credits1.40
Contact personMia Dabelsteen    E-mail address: mia.dabelsteen@sund.ku.dk
Enrolment Handling/Course OrganiserPhD administration     E-mail address: fak-phdkursus@sund.ku.dk

Aim and content
This is a generic course. This means that the course is reserved for PhD students at the Graduate School of Health and Medical Sciences at UCPH. Anyone can apply for the course, but if you are not a PhD student at the Graduate School, you will be placed on the waiting list until enrollment deadline. After the enrolment deadline, available seats will be allocated to the waiting list.

The course is free of charge for PhD students at Danish universities (except Copenhagen Business School), and for PhD students at graduate schools in the other Nordic countries. All other participants must pay the course fee.

Please note that this course is similar to the Scientific Project Planning and Management 2 (SPP2) for MoMeD and DRA PhD students

Learning objectives:
• To plan the final stage of the PhD project
• To learn methods to keep motivation up and procrastination down
• To implement Business Model You® to envision the next career step
• To understand the importance of networking

In this training, you will learn methods to plan the final stage of your research project. These emphasize keeping motivation up, dealing with potential conflicts, focussing on the right priorities, and avoiding procrastination.
You will learn to use the Business Model You® approach. This model helps each of you to clarify your interests, skills, own values, and abilities. You then can assess your value to potential employers. With this model in hand, you can plan your next career steps.
One of the most important factors to find the next job in science is networking. Part of the training will deal with this topic on different levels. All participants will assess their current network. You will work on strategies to expand your network. And you will be part of a group of peer students who you can rely on and network with. At the end of the training you will have a detailed working plan for achieving the last milestones in your PhD project, and a clearer vision of the next career step.

The course aims at PhD students who have completed minimum 2 years of study.

Relevance to graduate programmes
The course is relevant to PhD students from the following graduate programmes at the Graduate School of Health and Medical Sciences, UCPH:
All graduate programmes


Lectures, group work, discussions, exercises.

Dr. Valeska Russo, Sciencecoach, Berlin, Germany, Read more at www.valeskarusso.de.

20-21 January 2021 from 9:00-16:00.

Course location
This course will be conducted online via Zoom.

Please register before 14 December 2020.

Note: All applicants are asked to submit invoice details in case of no-show, late cancellation or obligation to pay the course fee (typically non-PhD students). If you are a PhD student, your participation in the course must be in agreement with your principal supervisor.

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