[ Retour ]

Project management for researchers


6 and 7 April 2020


Langue EN Workshop language is English

Graduate Campus


Dr. Sina Henrichs is 


Workshop description

The workshop will include 2 days. This workshop gives an overview on available PM software tools, only (you will not learn PM software in detail).


Workshop content


Day 1

Define and prepare 

• Understand what is a project, and what is not

• Learn what is project management in academia vs. industry

• Get an introduction into the project life-cycle 

Develop plans

• Make a work breakdown structure (WBS)

• Define dependencies and relations (network diagrams)

• Schedule and estimate project plan durations

• Do cost estimations


Day 2

Introduction to Agile Project Management

• Consider agile and iterative approaches

• SCRUM for researchers

Identify risks

• Consider changes, project crashing and common mistakes

• Develop a risk management plan

Execution of projects

• Make an Earned Value Analysis

• Monitoring of progress (cost baseline)

• Project communication 






Schedule: 9:00 - 16:45

Target audience

This workshop is intended primarily for UNIL/CHUV postdocs.

Doctoral candidates will find a similar offer through the CUSO Transversal Programme. If you request registration for this workshop you will be placed on a waiting list. If a place is available in the weeks prior to the first meeting, we will contact you to confirm your participation .



Délai d'inscription 31.03.2020
short-url short URL