7 Steps To Plan An Effective Meeting With Your Supervisor

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7 Steps To Plan An Effective Meeting With Your Supervisor

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Dora FarkasPhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Biological Engineering

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Simple step-by-step strategies that help you communicate confidently with your supervisor and collaborators and avoid mistakes that can set you back months, maybe even years.

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2 hours

English

video + text

Certificate on completion

Online, On-demand learning

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4 modules

What you learn

The importance of having a good working relationship with your supervisor

Various obstacles in getting your work done and your paper published

Multiple case studies to see how others resolved similar problems

Communication mistakes to avoid so you can work better and publish faster

Description

Are you frustrated by how slow your co-authors or collaborators are in getting back to you? Are you wondering whether your paper will ever get published? Do you find it difficult to have tough conversations or communicate your ideas over email or on the phone? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, this course is perfect for you!

This advanced course by Dr. Dora Farkas explains why effective communication is essential to make progress on research and to publish papers. Apart from the seven key steps to planning an effective meeting with your supervisor, you will also learn how to graciously handle tough conversations and avoid mistakes that can hamper your research career. The lectures include multiple case studies, based on true stories of researchers who overcame communication challenges to get their work published. These case studies are illustrated in training videos, accompanied by training guides as well as worksheets, and showcase key principles that can be applied to your own situation.

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Modules

LECTURE 1 |Video

Why it is important to plan meetings with your supervisor in advance

30 mins

LECTURE 2 |Video

7 Steps to plan meetings effectively with your supervisor

30 mins

LECTURE 3 |Video

Common communication mistakes to avoid in academic research

30 mins

LECTURE 4 |Video

Answering common questions about planning meetings and communicating with your supervisor

30 mins

Instructor (1)

Dora Farkas - R Upskill Training Instructor

Dora Farkas

PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Biological Engineering

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Dora Farkas received her PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Biological Engineering. She is the founder of the Finish Your Thesis Academy and has helped thousands of students to finish their PhDs since 2009.

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90+ programs for researchers

All-round skills development

Interactive Publication Coaches

Multiple formats (Video, Text, PDF)

Self-paced, bite-sized programs

Online, on-demand learning

Developed by senior academics

Course completion certificates

Trusted by global institutions

World-class instructors

PhD, John Hopkins University School of MedicinePhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Professor, Kent State University, Ohio

Founder, Codemy

Only 31% of researchers are offered training to support their skill development.

Wellcome Trust Survey (2020)

Trusted by global institutions


World-class instructors

PhD, John Hopkins University School of Medicine

PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Professor, Kent State University, Ohio

Founder, Codemy