2 ECTS (PhD students from Arts, Health, and Science and Technology)
Level of course: PhD course
Time of year: Autumn 2017
No. of contact hours/hours in total incl. preparation, assignments or the like: The course will cover 2 days from 9.00 to 16.00, and a ½ day follow-up from 9.00-12.00 (3-6 months later)
Capacity limits: Minimum 12 and maximum 24 participants
Objectives of the course:
This course will give a brief introduction to Project Management disciplines with focus on planning and controlling the students own PhD projects.
As a specific outcome all participants will have a plan with deliverables, milestones, and schedules for their PhD Project
Learning outcomes and competences:
At the end of the course, the student should be able to:
Two course days and ½ day follow-up after 4-6 months with active participation.
Participants who are absent more than a half day (3 hours) will not be able to pass the course unless special arrangement has been agreed with the course lecturers.
The course will cover:
It is recommended, but not a prerequisite, that the student have a basic knowledge about projects either obtained from work in organizations, being part of research project(s) or others.
Name of lecturers:
Course Coordinator & lecturer: Per Svejvig, Associate Professor, PhD, Department of Management
Lecturer: Jette Lundin, Teaching Associate Professor, Department of Management
Type of course/teaching methods:
Lectures, exercises, group work, discussions, individual/group assignment working with the participants own PhD projects
Olsson, J. R., & Attrup, M. L. (2015). Power in Projects, Programs and Portfolios: Achieve project excellence and create change with strategic impact. Copenhagen: Djøf Publishing.
Dropbox will be used for sharing course material
Short paper concerning planning and controlling the students PhD project. Evaluation is passed / not passed
Special comments on this course:
To be announced
Deadline for registration is Sunday, 13 August 2017. Information regarding admission will be sent out no later than Wednesday, 16 August 2017.
Due to an Agreement between Danish Universities coming into force as of 1 January 2011, participants from other universities than Aarhus University will have to pay DKK 1,200 per ECTS. In principle this also applies to external parties, but exemption can be granted under specific circumstances.
How to register for the course:
Please be aware that your registration for the course not necessarily equals your admission for the course. You will receive an e-mail after the registration deadline regarding whether you are admitted for the course or if you are registered on the waiting list.
If you have any questions, please contact PhD Partner Nanna M. E. Pedersen, GSST (firstname.lastname@example.org).