Fistral Training & Development Lecture - Project Management in the Real World

4.56 from EngD Doctoral Students

Project Management training and workshops for doctoral students on the Nuclear Engineering EngD programme held with the Unviersity of Manchester were rated ‘Very Good’ to ‘Excellent’. Overall course rating was 4.56 out of 5 (5 being excellent), with selected comments below.

This course, run for the Dalton Nuclear Institute – a “consortium of eight UK Universities, led by The University of Manchester in partnership with Imperial College London, delivers this fully funded Engineering Doctorate (EngD) in Nuclear Engineering.” – complements the industry-led approach of the Engineering Doctorate Centre at The University of Manchester. See for more information.

Participants’ feedback:

  • “Well structured, well delivered. Confident, affable, approachable, knowledgeable course leader … I think we all ‘felt safe’ in his hands.”
  • “Generally relevant information useful for EngD and future employment. Excellent course.”
  • “Engaging speaker … makes a dry subject interesting.”
  • “Courses like this seem to be far more interesting and relevant than [another] course.”
  • [I will take away from the course] Managing both thesis and industry project management.”
  • “Competent and detailed analysis of subject matter. Excellent course.”
  • “I learnt techniques I will actually use!”
  • “It demystified project management.”
  • “The instructor encouraged active participation, and did it in a fun way.”
  • “Content was relevant and to the point with interesting stories (relevant ones). And trainer was very well rehearsed and knows his stuff.”
  • [The trainer was] “Inspiring, encouraging, relevant and useful.”
  • “Good, interesting and accessible – not too ‘management-y’ as that often makes us science-y people switch off. Lots of anecdotes, illustrating this stuff actually happens and what we’re learning is actually useful.”
Posted in Project Management, Researcher.
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