Course 3: Time and Self Management

Welcome & Networking, Good Scientific Practice & Research Integrity06.12.2023 10:00 - 18:00 (Wed)TUM Graduate School
Course 3: Time and Self Management 07.12.2023 09:00 - 18:00 (Thu)Dr. Markus Gyger
Course 3: Time and Self Management08.12.2023 09:00 - 15:00 (Fri)Dr. Markus Gyger
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Keywords: Time-Management, Self-Management, Goalsetting, Procrastination, Productivity, Prioritizing

Introduction to course topics

As a doctoral candidate, you see yourself confronted with high expectations from both yourself and your supervisor. To achieve a fine balance between these demands without endangering your health or your private life, self-organization and a good time management are crucial.During this training, you will learn approaches and methods to help you succeed in this challenging task. The training consists of a balanced combination of theoretical input, practical exercises and first-hand experience relayed by the trainer.

Course aims:

  • Develop appropriate objectives and to divide complex tasks into manageable units;
  • Set priorities and focus on key tasks;
  • Understand why we procrastinate and what to do about it;
  • Identify ‘time sinks’ and organize your work-flow in a productive way

Technical requirements: none.

Teaching methods: theoretical input, discussion and exchange of experiences, excercises

Participation requirements: none.

Literature: none.

Other information, notes: none.

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Dr. Markus Gyger

Dr. Markus Gyger obtained a PhD in biophysics from the University of Leipzig. Since 2011, he has been working as a freelance trainer and coach. He is certified as a systemic business coach by the German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK). The focus of his work is to equip prospective managers and junior scientists with the key skills necessary for a successful career: performing convincingly in front of an audience, organizing their work effectively and conducting meetings in a goal-oriented manner.
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