Skip to content Skip to navigation

completing projects successfully and on time

SGSI: Round 4 Deadline

Discover Stanford Graduate Summer Institute: immersive, interdisciplinary, accelerated courses for Stanford graduate students. A unique opportunity—only at Stanford.

SGSI offers immersive, interdisciplinary, accelerated courses for graduate students at no cost 2 weeks before Autumn Quarter. These half- or full-day, not-for-credit courses allow graduate students to explore other subjects, experiment with new ideas, and expand their networks amongst Stanford's diverse graduate community.

SGSI: Round 3 Deadline

Discover Stanford Graduate Summer Institute: immersive, interdisciplinary, accelerated courses for Stanford graduate students. A unique opportunity—only at Stanford.

SGSI offers immersive, interdisciplinary, accelerated courses for graduate students at no cost 2 weeks before Autumn Quarter. These half- or full-day, not-for-credit courses allow graduate students to explore other subjects, experiment with new ideas, and expand their networks amongst Stanford's diverse graduate community.

SGSI: Round 2 Deadline

Discover Stanford Graduate Summer Institute: immersive, interdisciplinary, accelerated courses for Stanford graduate students. A unique opportunity—only at Stanford.

SGSI offers immersive, interdisciplinary, accelerated courses for graduate students at no cost 2 weeks before Autumn Quarter. These half- or full-day, not-for-credit courses allow graduate students to explore other subjects, experiment with new ideas, and expand their networks amongst Stanford's diverse graduate community.

Turbocharge Your Writing

Would you like to know the secret to high-output, low-stress scholarly writing? In academia, it is often assumed that writing comes naturally. However, an overwhelming body of research shows that there are very clear and practical strategies that can greatly increase your writing productivity.

Learning Objectives

This workshop will help you to understand:

Turbocharge Your Writing: Deadline

Hugh Kearns is one of the world’s leading experts on graduate student success. He has written ten books on this topic and had three articles published in the journal Nature. He lectures at the top universities around the world and in March he returns to Stanford to provide proven strategies for turbocharging your writing.

This workshop will help you to understand:

Seven Secrets of Highly Successful Research Students

This workshop describes the key habits that our research and experience with thousands of students shows will make a difference to how quickly and easily you complete your research degree. Just as importantly, these habits can greatly reduce the stress and increase the pleasure involved in completing a PhD.

Open and relevant to graduate students at any stage in any discipline or degree. Space is limited.

See Seven Secrets webpage to register

Quick Bytes: Project Management Tools for Your Life

Do deadlines sneak up on you and your priorities seem unclear? Do you ever find yourself procrastinating on small tasks when you know you have a massive project that needs to be tackled? Learn some simple tools that you can use to make sure that you're working on the right things at the right time. Because there will always be more than you can do.

Linnea Williams, customer experience manager, Stanford Web Services

find linnea on LinkedIn

Management Matters: Session 2

Management Matters is a comprehensive, three-session workshop focuses on simple principles and guidelines that, once learned, can make the process of managing others enjoyable and effective, and help you succeed in whatever career path you choose.

Session 2: Making Expectations Clear

Clear expectations are the basis for all effective management and, remarkably, are as crucial to managing “up” as to “down.” We will build on the first session to determine how to establish clear expectations with people of different styles and in different roles.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - completing projects successfully and on time