Key Information

Tutor: Dr Caroline Hargreaves
Course Level: Level 3
Course Credit: 1 creditMode of Delivery: MS Teams & Face-to-Face
Maximum Course Capacity
: 15


  • Thursday 23 May 2024
    13:00-15:00, South Kensington
  • What motivates you?
  • How can you develop independence?

This course assists you to identify your motivators and opportunities for effective communication and building independence.

Course Information

You will need to dedicate a total time of ~2 hours to complete this course, which includes ~30 minutes preparatory asynchronous activities carried out via Blackboard. There is a lot of material to explore via the Course Notes and links on Blackboard after the live course, and optional follow ups are available.

'This course provided me experiential understanding which was highly applicable towards PhD life. The course delved deeper into strata beyond the technicalities of the PhD, this provided broader holistic meaning and understanding for me and a unique skillset that I am able to apply effectively to navigate daily encounters. I will definitely recommend this course to my fellow PhD students'. (Anonymous, Clinical Medicine PhD student).

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course and using preparatory and post- course materials you will be better able to:

  • Recognise your motivators
  • Practice using some problem solving tools
  • Identify theories to build motivation
  • Develop insight regarding building independence
  • Propose possible steps to develop independence

How to Book

Please select a date and book on via Inkpath using your Imperial Single-Sign-On.  Bookings will close two weeks before each live session.