Coming to terms with your doctorate. Time and self management for the last stage of your doctoral thesis (digital workshop)

Contact

Name

Juliane Mühlenbruch

Contact for Organizational Matters

Telephone

workPhone
+49 241 80 99119

E-Mail

E-Mail

Contact

Name

Doris Frank

Contact for Content-Related Matters

Telephone

workPhone
+49 241 80 94042

E-Mail

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Key Info

Basic Information

Type:
digital workshop
Topic:
Motivation, Methodological and Personal Competence
Language:
english
Staff Development Measures:
Yes
Fields of Action:
Promote commitment to performance
Format:
Online
Institution:
Career Development
Participation Fee:
Free

Description

The Workshops are not sequential - each Workshop is designed for the specifically described group of participants.

There are many reasons why it could become difficult to finish your thesis - some doctoral candidates are pressed for time, others find it hard to motivate themselves, are scared before exams or simply started to dislike their scientific work. Whatever the reasons are - it is always worth completing your PhD. when the process has advanced far already. The workshop will provide you with methods and strategies to do

this.

We start with an analysis: why did you decide to write a doctoral thesis? What are the reasons that prevent you from completing it? That is the base for conveying individual

strategies to enable you to finish your work.

We will focus on practicing various approaches and methods – this means, that as a participant you should be up to discuss your ideas with others and to receive and provide feedback.

Objective

You will learn to set obtainable sub goals, to describe accomplishable tasks and to plan the next months methodically.

Methods

Seminarscript; practical exercises based on the individual thesis/research project; case studies; keynotes on relevant facts; feedback by trainer and colleagues

Content

  • time management techniques to finish a doctoral thesis and/or scientific project

  • goal setting

  • optimize your competence to implement things

  • dealing with pressure and stress

  • work-life-balance

  • self-motivation

  • power of volition

  • how to deal with exam nerves or writer's block

CoachingPlus:

during 3 months after finishing the workshop participants can use a 30minutes coaching per Mail or phone following up the topics of the workshop.

Participation Requirements

Technical requirements:

PC/laptop, microphone, loudspeaker, Internet & optional camera

Target Audience

doctoral candidates, who are registered in the Center for Doctoral Studies and who have only up to 12 months of time left to finish their thesis.

Appointments

Number:2020-CDS-156
Date:21/07/2020
09:30 - 17:00
Course Coordinator:Dr. Eva Reichmann
Place:

This is a digital workshop.

Participants: up to 14
Registration:With RWTH-ID (TIM)
Without RWTH-ID (TIM)