Soft Skill Seminars

Soft Skill Seminars

The Soft Skill Seminars are workshops funded by the Max Planck Institute of Biophysical Chemistry and the PhDnet to broaden professional and social skills

Several workshops are organized throughout the year. The workshops are given in English by experienced, professional trainers on a 1-2 day basis. All information regarding seminar content, application details and deadlines are announced by email around four weeks in advance. Please be always aware that each course is designed for a limited number of participants.

If you have any questions or suggestions, please feel free to contact the Soft Skill organziers: Golnaz, Irena, and Ulrike.

Possible topics for workshops:

  • Project Management
  • Time and Self-Management
  • Speed Reading
  • Presentation Skills
  • Academic Writing
  • Scientific Writing
  • Scientific Posters
  • Job Applications
  • Post-Doc Funding / Grant Writing
  • Communication and Team
  • Solving Problems in the Lab
  • Dissertation
  • Personal Skills
  • (Bio Statistics)

Soft Skill Seminars 2013

Course Trainer Date

Networking, Job Hunting and
Interview Skills

Robert Thompson
Grant Writing for Scientists
Christina Schütte

Scientific Writing Rick Scavetta
(Science Craft)

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