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Scientific project planning (Online)
Provider: Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Activity no.: 3780-21-00-02There are no available seats 
Enrollment deadline: 29/08/2021
Date and time27.09.2021, at: 09:00 - 28.09.2021, at: 16:00
Regular seats20
Course fee2,040.00 kr.
LecturersMia Dabelsteen
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 1 (SPP1) for MoMeD and DRA PhD students

Learning objectives
A student who has met the objectives of the course will be able to:
Understand how to use the most important project management methods and instruments in order to improve your own research.

Project management methods and skills pave the way for:

• professional design and planning of projects
• competent guiding of project implementation
• successful project completion.

With the help of this course even difficult steps during your PhD studies can be safely navigated.

During the course the following topics are covered:

• Basics of project management: From design to completion of a project
• Taking ownership of your PhD and your projects: Clarification of goals and roles
• How to handle the unforeseen: Strategies for dealing with risks and chances
• Stakeholder analysis: Where do I find support for my project?
• Communication is key even in science: Power of persuasion and assertiveness
• Lone ranger? Interaction with colleagues and scientific community
• Self-management: Tips and tricks which really work
• Personal development and career advancement: What do I have to focus on?
• Scientific project planning and management: My next steps

The course aims at PhD students who have started their PhD within the previous 6 months.

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. Simon Golin, Berlin [Germany], heads the consultancy company golin wissenschaftsmanagement. For more than 25 years now he has been involved with not-for-profit management – with a focus on science, education and the foundation sector. Amongst other things, he has been managing director of the “Deutscher Studienpreis” at the Körber foundation, secretary general of the German National Ethics Council and secretary general of the Academy of Sciences and Humanities in Hamburg.

27-28 September 2021, 9.00-16.00.

Course location
This course will be conducted online due to the current COVID-19 restrictions in place in Germany.

Please register before 29 August 2021.

Seats to PhD students from other Danish universities will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis and according to the applicable rules.
Applications from other participants will be considered after the last day of enrolment.

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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