Course 4: Realize your Doctorate in a Successful, Efficient and Resilient Way

Welcome & Networking, Good Scientific Practice & Research Integrity15.11.2023 10:00 - 17:00 (Mi)TUM Graduate School
Course 4: Realize your Doctorate in a Successful, Efficient and Resilient Way16.11.2023 09:00 - 18:00 (Do)Angela Firmhofer
Course 4: Realize your Doctorate in a Successful, Efficient and Resilient Way17.11.2023 09:00 - 15:00 (Fr)Angela Firmhofer
Beschreibung Kursinhalt: 

Keywords: Successful doctorate, communication, project management, time management, self-management, writing techniques, resilience.

Introduction to the course topics:

Do you want to get your doctorate done successfully by using project, time and self-management?
In this training, Angela Firmhofer provides you with different tools that will make it easier for you to embark on your doctoral journey, rule it and come to a successful and satisfactory end.
A lot of times you find yourself in a situation between running your own dissertation project and other commitments. At the same time, you might have to compete with other scientists or adapt to them. Nonetheless you want to define and follow your own career path independently and autonomously. In these situations, it is not just about project, time and self-management skills, but also about keeping an eye on your work-life balance and resilience. Thereby you will know how to experience the whole doctoral time joyfully and to tackle the individual steps of this journey from start to finish.

Course aims:

  • How to plan and execute individual phases of your doctorate effectively, efficiently and resiliently
  • How to communicate mindfully and successfully with your social environment - both professionally and privately
  • How to choose and use different project, time and self-management tools
  • From idea to reality: How to use creativity and writing techniques to develop and write down your dissertation
  • How to practice mindfulness and resilience in your everyday life

Teaching methods:

Lectures, worksheets, breakout sessions, peer learning, individual work, group work, plenary discussions.

Participation requirements: None.

Technical requirements: None

Literature: None.

Other information, notes: None.

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Dr. Angela Firmhofer

Angela Firmhofer is a geographer and cultural scientist working as trainer and consultant. Her focus is on personality development and sustainable transformation. Her guiding principle is to support people in discovering and developing their own potential, in living authentically, lovingly, motivated, communicatively competent and self-confidently and in promoting positive change for themselves, others and the world.
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