Programme-Lyon.

After a rigorous process of accepting applications from eligible PhD students at the different participating Universities, a selection process resulted in 3 candidates from each University being chosen and participating in the programme (a total of 24 PhD students). The participating students came from 19 different nationalities. The training team comprised 20 experts from industry and higher education institutes, 1 scientific project coordinator, 1 project coordinator and 1 manager.

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Lyon module schedule/ Feb 2016
Day 0. Sunday, January 31st,
2016 :
ARRIVAL
Objectives
Arrive on time
Day 1. Monday, February 1st,
2016  :
SELF-DISCOVERY
Objectives
1) Undertake a self-assessment of your strengths and weaknesses
2) Take part in an ice-breaker group challenge with all participants
3)  Gain an understanding of how you can be ready for a move from
research to industry
Day 2. Tuesday, February 2nd,
2016 :
BRANCHING OUT
Objectives
1) Gain new skills in how you can approach situations
2) Consider using different methodologies and tools for problem solving
3) You will learn how to interact with change and cause-effect
relationships
Day 3. Wednesday, February 3rd,
2016 :
PERSONAL LEADERSHIP
Objectives
1) Experience the different working roles and relations within a team
2) Understand one’s own behaviour within a team
3) Respond to your personal feedback and you learn to adapt your performance
Day 4.Thursday, February 4th,
2016 :
INNOVATION FOR BUSINESS
Objectives
1) Develops an ability to turn your research into a commercially-viable product
2) Gain an understanding of what drives innovation in industry
3) Identify customer-centricity in your research to meet user needs and create value
Day 5.Friday, February 5th,
2016 :
FIT FOR INDUSTRY ?
Objectives
1) You will gain the ability to self-reflect on what you been learnt
2) Consider changes to your behaviour and approach based on what you have learnt
3) Set goals for personal future development and growth
Students Departure from 2 pm