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“As a researcher, I’m finding the tools very useful” – Scoping the Project webinar

Academic and research staff from the CLEAR programme at the University of Bristol took part in the second of our ‘Introduction to Project Planning’ sessions today – ‘Scoping the Project’. As before the group included RAs, senior RAs, Research Fellows and Research Support. The group had some interesting insights into the benefits of Project Planning […]

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4.73 -“Amazing as usual” – Introduction to Project Planning

A group of PhD students from the University of Strathclyde Doctoral College Researcher Development Programme attended the first part of our ‘Introduction to Project Planning’ webinar series. The group gave the session, entitled ‘Establishing Foundations’ a great feedback score of 4.73 out of 5 (5 being Excellent). We received some really positive comments from the […]

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“Very helpful” – ‘Establishing Foundations’ Project Planning webinar

Academic and research staff from the CLEAR programme at the University of Bristol (including one person logging on from Argentina!) attended our online training session, ‘Establishing Foundations.’ The group included Research Associates, senior Research Associates, Research Fellows and Research Administrators. Part one of our popular three-part series ‘Introduction to Project Planning’, the attendees all agreed […]

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Space industry training – “Very useful”

Space engineering professionals from ATG Europe BV based in The Netherlands attended our bespoke online training ‘Project Management Principles Level 2’. The group gave some great feedback on the key things they would take away and put into practise back at work including: “Scheduling techniques” “Project control techniques in plan driven environment” “Very useful to […]

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Practical Project Management

Introduction to Project Planning rates 4.74 out of 5

Our ‘Introduction to Project Planning’ webinar series continued with Part 2: ‘Scoping the Project’, delivered to a group from the Graduate School at Queen’s University Belfast. The attendees, PhD and Masters students, gave it a great overall feedback rating of 4.74 out of 5 (5 being Excellent). The participants agreed 100% that this was a […]

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4.90 – “I will implement a number of these strategies”

A group of PhD students from Queen’s University Belfast finished the third and final part of the ‘Introduction to Project Planning’ webinar series. Their overall feedback rating of the session ‘Creating the Plan’ was a fantastic 4.9 out of 5 (5 being Excellent). Their comments on the training included: “Thank you very much…these sessions are […]

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‘Scoping the Project’ – 100% of attendees would recommend

PhD students at Ulster University logging in from Qatar and Lebanon joined their Northern Ireland based colleagues for part two of our ‘Introduction to Project Planning’ webinar series. Entitled ‘Scoping the Project’, the group all said that they would recommend this session to colleagues. They agreed they’d learnt new tools and techniques which they will […]

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4.75 for ‘Introduction to Project Planning’

A group of PhD students at the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Metamaterials (XM2) based at the University of Exeter recently undertook our “Introduction to Project Planning” online training. The group was certainly interactive, and gave an overall feedback rating of 4.75 out of 5 (5 being Excellent). 100% agreed that they: Would recommend […]

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Practical Project Management

4.80 – Project Planning for Researchers

Researchers from the University of Dundee joined us for Part One of Fistral’s ‘Project Planning for Researchers’ online training. This first session is ‘Establishing Foundations’, which examines how to initially identify the building blocks for a successful project and introduces the key PM concepts. Aimed at research staff, the session is contextualised with the exposition […]

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“Your lecture was very inspiring” – Personal Time Management Strategies

We had an incredibly international group of attendees on our ‘Keeping on Top of Your PhD or Research: Personal Time Management Strategies’ webinar, with participants logging in from Riyadh, India, Beijing, New Orleans, Taiyuan, Greece and Dubai! The group, from the University of Strathclyde, gave some great feedback on some of the tools and techniques […]

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“You can’t afford to miss this!” – Project Planning series rates 4.91

Research staff and PhD students at Napier University undertook all three parts of Fistral’s ‘Introduction to Project Planning’ webinar series. The course covered the ‘Establishing Foundations’, ‘Scoping the Project’ and ‘Creating the Plan’ sessions. The attendees gave a fantastic average overall feedback rating across the sessions of 4.91 out of 5 (5 being Excellent), when […]

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‘Leading and Motivating your Team Members’ – 5 out of 5

We recently delivered our ‘Leading and Motivating your Team Members ’ online training to staff from the University of Dundee as part of their Organisational and Professional Development (OPD) programme. Successful team leadership is more than the ability to manage objectives and delegate tasks, and in this course participants gain personal insights, in order to understand […]

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Leading Teams webinar – “A wonderful informative session”

A group of staff from the University of Dundee participated in our webinar entitled ‘Leading and Motivating Your Team Members.’ The training was based on the DiSC behavioural framework. This will enable the staff to lead more effectively by understanding the preferred working style of their team members, and improve communication throughout the team. The […]

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“Awesome session” – Project Planning webinar

Ulster University PhD students undertook the first part of our Project Planning webinar series; ‘Establishing Foundations’. The group gave the training an overall feedback rating of 4.53 out of 5 (5 being excellent). We asked the Doctoral College students if the teaching with regards to prioritisation was useful to them and their feedback included: “Very […]

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4.77 overall – “A very useful session” Project Planning webinar

A group of students from the Graduate School at Queen’s University Belfast in various different years of their PhD study, as well as some Masters students, attended our online training session tailored to research entitled ‘Introduction to Project Planning’. This was Part 1 of the course, ‘Establishing Foundations’, and they gave it a great feedback […]

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Space industry Project Management training rated 4.75

Our webinar series ‘Project Management Principles Level 2’, was given an overall feedback rating by attendees of 4.75 out of 5 (5 being Excellent). The training was delivered to a group of staff at LSE Space GmbH. The group gave some interesting insight into what they took from the course, including: “Knowing these ‘behavioural categories’ […]

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Making Decisions in Stressful Circumstances – 4.83

Staff from the University of Dundee gave a fantastic overall feedback score of 4.83 out of 5 (5 being Excellent) for Fistral’s ‘Making Decisions in Stressful Circumstances’ webinar. This session provides tips and techniques to help people protect their decision-making capacity in the short and longer time, despite stressful circumstances. When asked “What part of […]

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‘Making Decisions in Stressful Circumstances’ Webinar rated 4.50

A group of staff from the University of Dundee attended our training webinar “Making Decisions in Stressful Circumstances” as part of their Organisational and Professional Development programme. They gave the course an overall feedback rating of 4.5 out of 5 (5 being Excellent), and 100% of attendees agreed they: Would recommend this session to colleagues […]

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Embracing Change Webinar – I was provided “Tools for dealing with change”

Staff at the University of Dundee attended our ‘Embracing Change and new Opportunities’ webinar. This online course provides a range of information and techniques to help participants deal with the demands of imposed changes and to make the most of career development opportunities. The group gave the following feedback when asked “What part of the […]

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4.63 for Fistral’s ‘Embracing Change’ webinar

We delivered an ‘Embracing Change’ training webinar to staff at The University of Dundee as part of their Organisational and Professional Development Programme. The staff group rated the training given at 4.63 out of 5 (5 being Excellent). The attendees gave some really interesting insight into key things they will do differently as a result […]

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“An enlightening webinar” – Leading Teams Through Change

We recently delivered our ‘Leading Teams Through Change’ online training to staff from the University of Dundee. Leading any team in Higher Education demands an ability to lead that team through change, and this course provides practical ways to respond to this and develop ongoing ‘change-hardiness’. The staff were asked after the session “What part […]

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Leading Teams Through Change – “I would recommend this course to my colleagues across the sector”

We were given some fantastic and insightful feedback from staff at The University of Dundee who undertook our ‘Leading Teams Through Change’ training webinar as part of their Organisation and Professional Development programme. When asked for “one thing you are going to do differently as a result of this webinar” responses included: “Be sensitive to […]

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CAPM webinar rates 4.83

A recent session was a final full-day training webinar to prepare attendees for the globally recognised CAPM exam from the Project Management Institute. The final part of a series delivered to a group of staff from University College Cork, has been a really intensive deep dive into project management, with a whole host of invaluable […]

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“This was a great session” – Managing International Projects

A group from University of Liverpool – EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Big Data Science – undertook our training webinar ‘Managing International Projects’. They gave some really great feedback about key things they’ll put into practise having done the course. The PhD students gave specific feedback when asked what they’d try as a result […]

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