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|Video: The Professional Researcher|
|Blog - General stuff|
|Written by Pauline|
|Friday, 18 May 2012 08:36|
The Researcher Development Programme (RDP) at the University of Strathclyde
In the following video, Steven Owens, a PhD researcher from the University of Strathclyde, "talks about the benefits and impact of undertaking professional development as part of the RDP throughout his doctoral programme."
Steve speaks about his experiences and the skills that he has learned, and in particular discusses two elements of Strathclyde's Researcher Development Programme that have enhanced both his current research and future prospects and skills:
*The Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) professional qualification offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI).
The Professional Researcher video - a PhD's experience of project management training
View The Professional Researcher YouTube video to hear Steve's thoughts. In relation to the Project Management training delivered by Fistral, Steve says:
Well done from all of us on passing the CAPM examination, and good luck into the future!
[cue to 02:10 for the start of his PM comments]
...and as an aside, Steve - using his research expertise through the Advanced Space Concepts Laboratory in the University of Strathclyde - was also one of the PhD mentors to the winning team in the European (and Scottish) CanSat Competition 2012.
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