Student Researchers

“As an innovation organisation [Agile PM] is a good insight into how we can improve our proposal and design development process”

Staff at one of the UK’s Catapult Centres – Offshore Renewables Energy Catapult (ORE) logged on to Fistral’s online training Agile Product Management: An Introduction Using Scrum. ORE is The UK’s Leading Technology Innovation and Research Centre for Offshore Renewable Energy. The whole group agreed that they felt more confident in using the tools and techniques […]

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5 out of 5 from UKRI CDT- Intro PM, onsite, “Actually shows how project management is useful to our process”

Our first onsite course of the academic year was delivered to PGRs at the University of Bath. The UKRI CDT in Accountable, Responsible and Transparent AI group attended Fistral’s one-day Introduction to Project Management in-person training course. The PGRs gave the course a perfect overall feedback rating of 5 out 5 (5 being Excellent). All […]

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“I wish we had done this a year ago!” – University Staff

Staff from the University of Dundee logged on to two Fistral webinar sessions “Introduction to Project Planning” and “Planning for Uncertainty”.  The first session offers an introduction to the process of managing projects and the tools to assist in planning and tracking progress. The second considers uncertainty and introduces tools and techniques to proactively identify […]

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Fistral Training & Development Lecture

“Loved it!” – Project Planning webinar 4.63

MSc students from Queen’s University Belfast MSc programme attended a one-day Introduction to Project Planning webinar. The students gave the training an overall feedback rating of 4.63 out of 5 (5 being Excellent). In addition, 100% agreed that they: Would recommend this session to a colleague         Learnt new tools and techniques       Will put the learning […]

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QUB MSc students give 4.65 for Project Planning

Postgraduate students from Queen’s University Belfast MSc programme attended Fistral’s one-day Introduction to Project Planning webinar session. This session was in support of the group planning their MSc projects as well as day-to-day research an work. The students gave the training an overall feedback rating of 4.65 out of 5 (5 being Excellent). In addition, […]

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Edinburgh Napier University – Stress, Resilience, Procrastination Busting

Fistral has welcomed attendees from Edinburgh Napier University on several recent online training sessions. Post-graduate researchers logged on to our Resilience Building training and gave a feedback rating of 5 out of 5 (5 being Excellent). Comments included: “Very practical, and informative – I learnt lots on a personal level, and on an academic level!” […]

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Personal Effectiveness

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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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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“Should be mandatory” – Space sector attendee

Staff from the European Space Agency logged on to Fistral’s Project Management Principles Level 1 webinar. Comments from the group included: “Great course, very well structured, very good lecturer, a must have course for me” “Excellent instructor! Very impressed by his experience, how he shares it with the audience, and how he manages to keep […]

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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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