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    Keeping on Top of Your Research or PhD: Personal Time Management Strat
    Provider   Researcher Development Programme

    Participants will explore how to better manage their own time and understand how others manage theirs, in order to become more effective and less stressed on a day-to-day basis.

Duration 1 full day

Course Type Workshop

Booking Status Waiting List

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Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students

Through group exercises, personal reflection and application to real-life problems, individuals will develop a range of self-management approaches and learn practical time management techniques in order to use time effectively and maintain work-life balance. Participants will learn how to manage themselves: how to focus their energy, attention, and priorities. They will devise a personalised and, most importantly, pragmatic approach – based on a range of take-away time management tools – which will enable them to maximise and sustain their effectiveness for the duration of their PhD – and beyond.

  • 1. Understood personal time management style and its advantages and disadvantages in managing PhD study.
  • 2. Identified personal goals and priorities for PhD and life outside PhD study and explored approaches to prioritise time in line with these preferences.
  • 3. Used tools to prioritise time and energy effectively.
  • 4. Identified their key personal and environmental obstacles to good time management and devised strategies to reduce their impact.

Delivered By: Fistral


Cancellation Policy

If you are unable to attend a course please cancel your place as soon as possible, with at least 3 working days notice via the online booking system http://bookings.strath.ac.uk/mybookings.asp.

Full details of booking conditions can be found at the link below.

PG Certificate in Researcher Professional Development

All postgraduate research students are eligible to access the Researcher Development Programme workshops. This workshop can contribute towards the PG Certificate in Researcher Professional Development (PG Cert RPD).

You can find credit and class information in the Researcher Development Programme Handbook and in NEPTUNE (Engineering, HaSS) or SPIDER (Science).

Please check with your department or Supervisor to confirm if you are enrolled on the PG Cert RPD and how many credits you are expected to achieve if you are unsure.