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

Keeping on Top of Your Research/PhD: Personal Time Management Strategies

A recent Time Management Strategies course for researchers, held at the University of Strathclyde, was very well received. As one participant commented: “It was excellent and [the trainer] was very motivating.”

PhD and researchers rated the session 4.33 out of 5 (5 being Excellent). When asked what the most useful topics were, participants said:

  • “Procrastination and daily planning.”
  • “Understanding yourself [different personality styles] and developing the skills that you might be lacking from opposite style.”
  • “How to use a calendar to manage your time and research how to prioritise daily activities and how to use “to-do list”.”
  • “Planning tools – How to work around your style of doing things to get the most effort.”
  • “Tomato writing, learning from the other type of person.”
  • “Understanding yourself and prioritisation matrix how to use a calendar to optimise my weekly and daily activities to explore techniques to reduced waste of time and procrastination.”
Posted in CDT, DTC, Doctoral College, PhD, Personal Effectiveness, Researcher.
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