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The Powerful Communicator is “interesting and useful” – staff working in Space Sector

Staff from LSE Space GmbH logged on to Fistral’s training webinar The Powerful Communicator. The group gave an overall feedback rating of 4.14 out of 5 (5 being Excellent) and agreed 100% that they: Learned new tools and techniques       Would attend more Fistral webinars Other comments included: “Useful to learn more about the ideas/concepts behind […]

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“Loads of great ideas which I am really excited about implementing” – PM Essentials for staff

Research staff from the University of Warwick, logged on to the fourth and final of the Project Management Essentials series of webinars. They gave the session an overall rating of 4.33 out of 5 (5 being Excellent). Comments from the group included: “Loads of great ideas which I am really excited about implementing” “A wonderful […]

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4.71 “Super useful” – Procrastination Busting

PhD students at the University of Ulster Doctoral College, across three years of study, logged on to Fistral’s webinar session, Getting Unstuck: Procrastination Busting Techniques. The group gave an overall feedback rating of 4.71 out of 5 (5 being Excellent) and agreed 100% that they: Would recommend this session to a colleague   Learnt new tools […]

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

4.75 – Avoid Drifting webinar

Postgraduate researchers at the University of Liverpool Doctoral College logged on to Fistral’s webinar Taking Charge of Your Time: Avoid Drifting. This webinar teaches simple techniques to make the most of your time, day by day, week by week. Ensuring you make good use of your time will increase your productivity. This will also boost […]

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Fistral Training & Development for Space

The Effective Teamworker in the Space sector – “Very well balanced, definitely applicable to real-life work situations.”

Staff from independent space consultancy LSE Space GmbH logged on to Fistral’s training webinar The Effective Teamworker. The group gave an overall feedback rating of 4.58 out of 5 (5 being Excellent) and agreed 100% that they: Would recommend this session to a colleague                     Learnt new tools and techniques       Will put the learning into practice […]

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“Really useful things that I can take away and use for my work” – Time Management Strategies for researchers

Attendees from the University of Strathclyde Doctoral College and Researcher Development programme logged on to Fistral’s Keeping on Top of Your Research or PhD:  Personal Time Management Strategies training. This course examines techniques to plan time, using calendars to prioritise and make the best of time on a daily, weekly and long-term basis. It also explores […]

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“Great series of workshops” – 4.67 across all sessions

Postgraduate Researchers at the University of Ulster attended our four-part online training course; Introduction to Project Planning for researchers. Rating each session out of 5, (5 being Excellent), their scores and comments after each session were as follows. Part 1 Feedback rating 4.82 “Good content today. It was great!” “Wonderful session.” “Very useful” “It has […]

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Fistral Training, Development & Time Management

4.75 “Great as usual” – Risk Management webinar

A mixed group of research staff and students from the University of Stirling logged on to Fistral’s two-part Risk Management webinar course. The group gave an overall feedback rating of 4.75 out of 5 (5 being Excellent). They agreed 100% that they: Would recommend this session to a colleague Learnt new tools and techniques Will […]

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Personal Effectiveness

“A burden lifted” – Procrastination for researchers webinar

PhD students at the University of Liverpool Doctoral College logged on to our Procrastination Busting webinar. This training provides attendees with insights into their own personal procrastination habits and provides ideas to counteract this tendency. Attendees learn some simple, short-term techniques to deal with procrastination when it strikes.  The group gave an overall feedback rating […]

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Fistral Training, Development & Research

Procrastination Busting – 4.75

A group of Postgraduate Researchers at the University of Strathclyde Doctoral College attended Fistral’s online training course ‘Procrastination Busting Techniques’. The cohort, working towards the CAPM qualification, comprised of attendees logging on from as far afield as the Czech Republic and Thailand. The researchers gave the training an overall feedback rating of 4.75 out of […]

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Personal Effectiveness

“Really useful session” – PM Essentials 1/4

A group from the University of Warwick Researcher Development Programme attended the first part of Fistral’s new Project Management series “PM Essentials”. The group comprised of Research and Senior Research Fellows, Research Assistants, Readers, Professors, Assistant and Associate Professors, Senior Teaching Fellows, Research Co-ordinators, Associate Professor, Honorary Assistants and Project Engineers. PM remains the focus […]

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‘Collaborating with Others’ – 100% would recommend to a colleague

Staff from the Leverhulme Centre for Forensic Science at the University of Dundee attended a bespoke Fistral training webinar ‘Collaborating effectively with others’. Effective collaboration is of particular importance in the context of Higher Education, in which individuals may be involved simultaneously in a range of different teaching and research groups. They’re often required to […]

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CAPM Prep – 4.78 out of 5

Postgraduate researchers at the University of Strathclyde attended our CAPM preparation training course online. The CAPM (Certified Associate in Project Management exam) is a globally recognised qualification, accredited by the Project Management Institute. This course provides revision of the project management tools and techniques necessary to pass the exam. It touches on the necessary background […]

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Fistral Training, Development & Research

4.94 (course) and 5.00 (trainer)

A group of postgraduate researchers from the University of Liverpool joined us online for the final time, to complete part three of our ‘Introduction to Project Management’ training. They gave the training an overall feedback rating of 4.94 out of 5 (5 being Excellent), and the trainer themselves a perfect 5 for delivering the session. […]

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“Thorough and extremely useful” – Leadership and Teambuilding

Postgraduate researchers at Strathclyde University Doctoral College logged on to Fistral’s ‘Leadership and Teambuilding Techniques’ webinar training. In this course, participants learn a range of well-established leadership frameworks in order to understand what makes good leadership. The students, joining us from as far afield as Spain and Austria, gave the course an overall feedback rating […]

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“Life-changing” – Risk Management

A mix of staff and PhD’s from the University of Bath Researcher Development and Doctoral College attended our ‘Risk Management’ online training. This course provides participants with tools and techniques to identify and respond to risks within their own project environment. The group gave an overall feedback rating of 4.56 out of 5 (5 being […]

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Advanced Project Management – 4.81

Postgraduate research students from the University of Strathclyde Researcher Development Programme logged on to our 1-day Advanced Project Management training. This is part of our CAPM programme, leading to an internationally-recognised professional certification. The participants gave an overall feedback rating of 4.81 out of 5 (5 being Excellent). Furthermore they agreed 100% that they: Would […]

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4.62 – Introduction to Project Planning

We hosted a group of 1st to 3rd year PhD students from the University of Liverpool Doctoral College on Part One of our ‘Introduction to Project Planning’ online training. The attendees gave the session an overall feedback rating of 4.62 out of 5 (5 being Excellent). In other feedback, they agreed 100% that they: Would […]

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