Personal effectiveness

Project management for PhD's (0,5 ECTS)


Course code

PM-1610, PM-1611, PM-1612

Dates 2016

  • Thursday 6 October 
    (this course is full)
  • Thursday 3 November

  • Thursday 8 December
  • Thursday 15 December

Time and Place

9.00 -17.00 in Drienerburght or Logica.

Course fee

This training will be paid from central funds. However, you do need permission from your head of department.

Group size

Maximum of 12 participants


Jan Pieter Weening, experienced trainer f.e. at the RUG, van Weening Consult en Training.

Course materials

The course contents are closely related to those in the book Project Management for PhDs by Jeanine de Bruin and Brigitte Hertz. You do not need this book for the course, but we do offer course participants a (free) copy of the book as a reference. 


For first and/or second year PhD’s


The goal of the course is to become acquainted with several elements of project management. At the end of the course you will have a solid grasp of the scope of your project and possible pitfalls. Managing your PhD project will become a lot easier.


Introduction and exchanging experiences
The basics of project management
Time management and project planning
Communication and influencing
Plotting the forces around your project/ Managing your supervisor
Risk analysis


1 day.
The study load for this course is roughly equivalent to 0,5 ECTS.


Not applicable

Further information
Marjolein Rietman
Career Development Centre HR

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