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How to be an Effective Doctoral Supervisor Workshop 3: Supervising the Research Process

Workshops for Supervisors by The Graduate School

Wednesday, 14 March 2018 from 09:30 to 12:30 (GMT)

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How to be an Effective Doctoral Supervisor Workshop 3: Supervising the Research Process

Date: Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Time: 09.30 - 12.30

Location: A526C, Govan Mbeki Building

Tutor: Dr Tracey Stead

Description:

PhDs and Professional Doctorates are projects, and should be planned as such – this can help to give structure and security to the student as well as an easy means for the supervisor and institution to ensure that progress is being made. 

A project management approach will help both supervisor and student to manage risks, and create a plan of action, schedule milestones and engage effectively with stakeholders.

By the end of the workshop you will:

  • Be able to help and encourage your student to plan their project
  • Understand how your students may differ in their approach to project management
  • Have a plan for your approach to supervising the different phases of the research project

Please note:

  • Starting from the basis of assuming that supervisors are doing a good job already, this course does not focus on the basics of supervision; rather it concentrates on activities which will increase the effectiveness of the supervision process for postgraduate researchers.
  • New supervisors must attend all of these workshops at some point this academic year, if they haven’t already completed them, in order to be able to register as a supervisor for a PhD. New supervisors are defined as those who have not yet supervised a PhD to completion. 
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A526C
Govan Mbeki Building
Glasgow Caledonian University
G4 0BA Glasgow
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 14 March 2018 from 09:30 to 12:30 (GMT)


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Workshops for Supervisors by The Graduate School

The Higher Degrees Committee at GCU advises the following:


New supervisors with no previous completions should attend the How to be an Effective Supervisor series of 4 half-day workshops prior to submission of the student’s RDC1 form. If this is not feasible, supervisors should attend the workshops within 6 months of submission of the RDC1 form. This training series must be completed before submission of the student’s RDC2 form.


Experienced supervisors (with 1 or more completions) should attend a minimum of 1 refresher training session every 2 years. Experienced supervisors can attend any refresher workshop session from the supervisor training courses on offer listed on this webpage.

 

The full supervisor workshop series is run twice each academic year - course dates are planned in the summer and posted to this page prior to the start of Trimester A.

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