Sign up for the PhD/postdoc workshop "Project Management - A toolbox for scientists" at UiS, 7-8 May 2018.

Projects are all around us. Specifically, in science the planning and management of projects is highly complex and requires a set of tools and techniques to perform successfully. Are you interested in learning more about how to initiate, plan, and execute a project that meets objectives on time and within the budget? Then sign up for the workshop!

General information
Date: 7 May 2018, 09:00 - 16:00 (inlcuding lunch) and 8 May 2018, 09:00-12:30
Location: Arne Rettedals hus, AR V-208
Places available: 15 places
Course fee: Free for ph.d.-candidates and postdocs at UiS
Deadline for application: 9 April 2018

The workshop is organized over one and a half days, during which participants will develop their individual project life cycle. Ahead of the workshop participants are asked to return a short feedback about their expectation for the workshop and to submit their individual project (if available). These information will provide the base of the workshop set-up, the selection of topics and exercises. The submission is required by 23rd April 2018.

On the first day of the workshop, participants will define and prepare what is necessary to outline a project and to develop an individual plan. On the second workshop day, participants learn about risk management and the final execution of the project. As a follow-up, participants have the opportunity to work on their individual project life cycle based on a case study or their own project. After the second training day, participants can submit their homework to the trainer in order to receive a detailed feedback.

During the training participants will get theoretical introduction into the topic by the trainer, do group discussions and structured group work as well as defined homework after the training days. Participants are encouraged to create their own support group(s) after the workshop in order to share their experiences.

The course material and a project management handbook will be distributed as PDF files to all participants.

For more information and the workshop's programme klick here.
Please send your application by using the following link.
Please contact our course administrator in case of any queries: 

Sina Henrichs has broad professional experience in implementation and development of project outlines in the academic environment. She holds a doctorate in Molecular Biology from the University of Zurich as well as an MBA in Academic Management form the University of Basel. Sina Henrichs combines her extensive research experience in the life sciences and in-depth understanding of process development and project management to provide interactive and professional training experiences.

Sina Henrichs is Head of the Graduate Center GRACE, the professional platform for doctoral candidates and postdocs at the University of Basel and founder of ManageScience (

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