Project Management for Researchers: Completing your PhD
Duration 1 day
Team Bristol Doctoral College
Completing your research and submitting your thesis is one of the most intellectually challenging tasks any researcher will undertake. This workshop, aimed at PhD students expecting to submit their thesis in the next 12 months,  is designed to provide you with the tools and approaches you need to complete your doctorate on time. Using project management tools as well as other approaches and ideas, we will take stock of your progress to date and focus on what needs to be done to stay on track, plan your thesis and stay motivated to successfully complete the doctorate.

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Identify the requirements of the doctorate and the structure of a thesis
  • Explore a selection of practical project management tools and approaches to set goals plan tasks
  • Learn and employ effective writing and thesis planning practices and processes
  • Consider what will keep you motivated to complete the final stages of the PhD (and what might get in the way)
For / Special Requirements For postgraduate researchers at the end of their research degree.

Please note, by registering for this workshop you are agreeing to participate fully in the activities for the full duration of the workshop. 

Further information Related workshops

  • Finishing your Phd and forging ahead
  • Viva Survivor
  • Thesis Bootcamp

Cancellation notice: space for this session is limited. Please let us know as soon as possible if you are no longer able to attend so that your place can be allocated to another student. Your faculty may incur a charge of £50, to cover the cost of your place, should you fail to attend on the day or cancel any latter than 3 full working days before the course. You may also be restricted from future bookings.

If you are unable to attend the course due to unexpected emergencies (i.e., sickness, caring responsibilities, etc.) please notify us by email ( as soon as possible on the day of the course, if not before. 

Please note this training room does not have a hearing loop for hearing aid users. If you wish to attend this session please contact the Bristol Doctoral College.
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