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Save-the-Date: Project Management for Graduate Students!

Updated: Mar 3, 2021

Project Management for Graduate Students:

Strategies for Staying the Course

(a two-day intensive workshop)

March 31 & April 1

Noon - 1pm

Current events have made us all busier than ever, and many of us are grappling with growing workloads and more demands on our time. Developing effective project and time management skills is essential to career success, whether in graduate school or in a professional work environment.

On March 31 and April 1, the Graduate School will welcome Dr. Raúl Pacheco-Vega to facilitate a two-day intensive workshop on project and time management for graduate students. Dr. Pacheco-Vega is an Associate Professor at the Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO) Sede Mexico. He is an interdisciplinary scholar who is interested in issues related to natural resource governance. In addition to his academic work, Dr. Pacheco-Vega is a leading voice on academic project management, scholarly writing, and coaching strategies for early career scholars.

In this workshop, you'll:

  • Learn strategies for effectively managing research and publicly-engaged projects through to completion;

  • Gain a better understanding of how consistency and organization can help reignite your passion for your work;

  • Learn techniques for helping collaborators and teams to be organized and well-run;

  • Begin to develop short-term and long-term project plans, to gain a clear sense of your personal path forward.

This workshop is designed for masters and doctoral students. Pre-registration is required. Selected participants should bring a project to the workshop to experiment in real-time with the strategies you'll learn. Join us!



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