Where Ideas Grow

Research Project Management

i3S - Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde, Universidade do Porto

20-21 July 2020


The course aims to equip participants with basic skills in managing research projects. It is primarily intended for early-stage researchers with little or no previous experience in project management. Topics addressed will include scheduling (milestones, tasks, and charts), time management (personal and project), work organization and task distribution as well as basic financial management (budget management and reporting).


Target Audience: i3S members only and PhD students and postdocs on early-career stage

Course´s organizers: Anna Olsson and Paula Perez

Course duration: 15 hours approximately


Invited Speakers

João Cortez, CBQF-ESB, Universidade Católica Portuguesa



The course will provide an introduction to project management and equip participants with basic skills in managing research projects.

The following issues will be addressed:

 - From research question to project description;

- Scheduling: milestones, tasks, and charts;

- Time management: managing yourself and managing the work;

- Risks: identification and management;

- Financial issues: budget, management, and reporting;

 - Organizing work and distributing tasks: the right person for the right job.


The course is open to i3S PhD students and postdocs (< 3 years after completed PhD). Participants will be selected. 
(limited number of participants)

Registration fee includes coffee breaks and course material.
Fee: 25€


Registration deadline: 26th February 2020


The pre-registration link will be sent by email.

Payment will be requested only after confirmation of acceptance.

The organizer reserves the right to cancel the course in case of an insufficient number of participants or other unforeseeable events that render the execution of the course. 



More Information
Advanced Training Unit | E-mail: training@i3s.up.pt | Tel: +351 220 408 800



This course is organized in collaboration with the REMODEL project which has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement no 7857491.