Course 5: Managing International Projects

Welcome & Networking, Good Scientific Practice & Research Integrity11.11.2024 10:00 - 18:00 (Mon)TUM Graduate School
Course 5: Managing international Projects12.11.2024 09:00 - 17:00 (Tue)Dr. Thomas Becker
Course 5: Managing international Projects13.11.2024 09:00 - 16:00 (Wed)Dr. Thomas Becker
project management, milestones, schedule, collaboration, communication, risk management, agile projects & agile teams
Course Description: 

In our days research & development projects are international endeavours. Researchers from institutes all over the world are working together to solve complex and demanding research problems, publishing joint papers, and preparing poster sessions for international conferences.

In this course, you will learn:
(i) how to structure and plan your thesis as a project using international accepted tools and techniques.
(ii) terms used in international project management.
(iii) how to communicate efficiently with colleagues and fellows abroad using modern collaboration tools.
The field of research and development has become increasingly international in recent years. Researchers from institutes all over the world are collaborating to solve complex and demanding research problems. Joint publications and poster sessions at international conferences are becoming more common as a result of these collaborations.
This seminar aims to delve deeper into the nature of these international collaborations. We will explore the challenges that researchers face when working across borders and the strategies they use to overcome them. This seminar will provide insights into the nature of modern management of research and development projects.

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  • methods for proposal development
  • project planning and controlling
  • scheduling
  • agile project management
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Trainer input, individual work, group work, reflection tasks, feedback.

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Dr. Thomas Becker

Dr. Thomas Becker is an independent trainer and consultant for project management and organizational development. He supports companies and other organizations designing and executing projects and working in agile teams.