Re-inventing Project Management in Research

Exploratory Symposium

Re-Inventing Project Management in Research

13 - 14 February 2020 in Neuherberg/Munich


  • Inspire scientists and researchers to apply modern project management methods
  • Present methods with experience reports on their use in research
  • Apply modern project management methods to your own research projects and their challenges

Target group:

Postdocs, principal investigators, junior professors, researchers and scientists who want to gain an insight into modern project management methods and their application in research projects

Your benefit:

  • Gain experience with agile management methods
  • Learn how to apply these methods in your own research projects and how to react to challenges at any moment of the project's life cycle
  • Run your projects more efficiently
  • Share your experience with other researchers


  • Short impulse lectures for introducing each method
  • Workshops in small groups with practical exercises for each method
  • Open discussions to reflect on your own views and experiences

Keynote:       Prof. Dr. Holger Timinger

Speakers:    Design Thinking: Christoph Schmaltz, Dr. Wolfgang Glitscher
                       Project Canvas: Dr. Sandra Dierig, Felix Horch
                       Lean Startup: Prof. Dr. Harald Wehnes, NN
                       Scrum: Ellen Hermens, Bettina Müller
                       Kanban: Prof. Dr. Holger Timinger, Martina Blust

All lectures and exercises will be held in English.

Day 1: 9:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m., Dinner: 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.             
Day 2: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Course fee:
€ 200 (incl. MWSt)
€ 120 (incl. MWSt) for members of GPM and spm

Free cancellation is possible up to January 15th, 2020. Thereafter, the full participation fee is payable.

GPM: Prof. Dr. Harald Wehnes,
spm: Katrin Reschwamm, 

Program Committee: 
Dr. Sandra Dierig, Dr. Uwe Haass, Katrin Reschwamm, Dr. Marcel Scheideler,  Prof. Dr. Holger Timinger, Prof. Dr. Harald Wehnes (chair)


Helmholtz Zentrum München
Ingolstädter Landstr. 1
85764 München/Neuherberg, Germany

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