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Time, Finances, Results, Team: Project Management for Successful Research (318)


29 et 30 novembre 2018 - NEW!

Lang EN Workshop language is English

Dr. Rodolphe Dewarrat


Develop the recipe for a successful project by increasing your project management skills, whatever situation you will need it: academic, industry, arts, etc.


Learning Outcomes :

At the end of this course you will be able to

• set project objectives

• structure and plan a project• create the project budget
• manage risks
• define roles and responsibilities in projects
• establish a communication plan
• guide and control projects in a flexible and meaningful way


Introduction of project management

• System and stakeholder analysis

Definition of objectives and deliverables• Scheduling of tasks and resources
• Establishment of budget
• Risk analysis
• Team, roles and responsibilities
• Controlling of project
• Realizing a minimal solution (feasibility study)
• Discussing the importance of a high quality project visualisation (for internal use, communication, etc.)
• Problem solving
• Communication plan
• Most important topics in communication


A lot of emphasis will be put on group and role games, to explain in details the role and position of each stakeholder. Participants or group of participants will be asked to present their project of an imaginative project, be forced to adapt their argumentation to the background and interests of the stakeholders.Regular interactions among the participants will be required in order to develop together priorities, mind maps, visualizations, etc.


No prior knowledge of project management is required, simply the willingness to interact with experts and decision makers with different backgrounds. Arts and letters PhD students are especially welcome, in order to show various views on projects.



University of Fribourg


Date: Thursday 29th and Friday 30th November 2018

Schedule: from 9h15 am to 6h15 pm

Place: University of Fribourg


Information about the trainer:

Dr. Rodolphe Dewarrat
Phd in Mathematics and PostDoc at the University of Cambridge
15 years of industry experience,
5 years as the founder and director of IMSD Sàrl, running projets for companies and universities in Switzerland and Europe
Currently partner of an international research project (AAL,
CV and References: see LinkedIn profile


Participants are eligible for reimbursement of incurred travel expenses by train between the city of their university and the location of the workshop (half-fare card, 2nd class). A reimbursement form will be supplied to all registered participants for this workshop.



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