fully booked: May 17-19, 2021: Project management - basic training - ONLINE COURSE

Workshop language is English.


Target group

This workshop is aimed at all advanced doctoral candidates and postdocs who are preparing to take on their first managerial tasks, especially in the area of ​​project management.



Doctoral candidates often take on their first management positions shortly after starting their careers. This generally also includes the management of projects The aim of this training is therefore

- to grasp the basic principles of project management for the participants and to implement them in their daily work,

- to master the instruments of result-oriented planning and control for projects and to transfer them into practice,and

- to know agile and classic methods and to use them depending on the situation.



1. Introduction to project management

2. Project organization

3. Objectives in project management

4. Environment analysis

5. Planning

6. Buffer and risk analysis

7. Controlling

8. Information and documentation

9. Agile methods

10. Project completion

11. Transfer to practice



Through lectures, group work, discussions and feedback, the participants are enabled to plan and carry out their projects effectively or to participate efficiently in projects. With the planning of a specific project from the environment of the participants there is the possibility to discuss the specific requirements of the university and to derive consequences for the project work.



Dr. Katrin Schickhoff



Conditions of participation

Free of charge for doctoral students and postdocs in Magdeburg.

If you are unable to attend after registration, please contact us immediately at graduate.academy@ovgu.de  .

This allows us in particular to consider others interested in the course who are still on the waiting list. Please note that without your timely cancellation of your participation and/or in case of your non-appearance on the day of the event, we would be obliged to claim the pro-rata costs of the event incurred in relation to your person as damages. You are of course free to prove that the Graduate Academy has suffered no damage or less damage than the one claimed.


Last Modification: 12.04.2021 - Contact Person: Dr. Barbara Witter