Developing and structuring ideas in the world of projects (November 27, 2018)

Every project starts with an idea. However, you cannot develop every idea into a project. It seems trivial that developing ideas is a crucial part of the scientific work life, but have you ever spent some time on finding out more about this important process for your career? How to create, develop, select, evolve and realize ideas in the context of research projects? In this workshop, we will provide information on some aspects of idea development an enable you to find out how you can train and optimize idea development according to your own preferences. The target audience of this workshop are PhD-students and early postdocs.

Target audience

Doctoral students and postdocs


  • Brief overview of the term ‘idea’
  • How to create a sketch of the problem
  • Defining challenges as a basis for finding ideas
  • Insights into the psychology of the creation of ideas and decision making
  • Strategy and training for the creation of ideas
  • How to create ideas within limited time
  • How to collect and sort ideas
  • Structuring of ideas

Terms and Applications

Date: November 27, 2018
Time: 9:00-17:00
Group size: maximal 12
Workshop language: English


Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
Von-Danckelmann-Platz 3, SR 4.28
06120 Halle (Saale)

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Dr. Sacha Hanig, Project Scouts, TU Dresden

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