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Project management for postdocs and supervisors

JUNO Workshop

Target audience Postdocs of all research areas
Language English
Duration 2 days (2 single days)/ 16 work units
Capacity max. 12
Credits for habilitation yes
Workshop costs Participation is free for HHU members and members of HHU's Medical Faculty.
Registration Please register using the registration form below.

Upcoming workshops

Date and Time Format Registration

28.10.2024 + 07.11.2024 (ENG)

Online Training


Working in science is mainly carried out as a project based approach, which leads to several new tasks and chances for the people involved. To improve your position as project worker or project leader this workshop addresses the following topics:

  •  idea to project: realistic planning
  •  can it be done? Costs, capacities and risks involved
  •  cui bono? Who benefits from my project?
  •  carrying out the project effectivly and efficiently
  •  endulge and utilize creativity
  •  project controlling: monitor progress and facilitate change management
  •  project lead and communication: clear responsibilities, pursuing common goals
  •  leading in a sandwich position
  •  documentation: record, (re)find and utilize

Individual topics provided by the participants can also be incorparated in scope of the workshop.
This workshop aims to introdice basic project management knowledge by enabeling practical application. This will be done by identifying reallife issues, by suggesting techniques to tackle those issues and by reflecting on your progress. After the first workshop day you will take home tasks which will be evaluated for their practicability on workshop day two in the following week.

Dr. Peter Schröder holds a PhD in Biology and has a long standing teaching experience. As a postdoc he has been involved in several research projects in academia and industry and lead his own research group. Since 2011 he works as trainer and coach.
Homepage: www.brain4hire.de


The workshop was structured in a unique way. The participants were encouraged to voice their questions/concerns/challenges during their project management experience. The different concepts/topics of project management were then explained via the (detailed) discussion of these concerns, thereby being a very practical guide.

Participant of the workshop on 29.1. and 9.2.2024

The workshop style was perfect for my taste. It's great for once to be taught by an experienced researcher with equally remarkable training experience. The group size was ideal to allow us to bring up our own experience and problems. The trainer focused on our specific questions and balanced well the amount of theory and useful tips.

Participant of the workshop on 12 and 19/06/2019
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