The four key elements of Project Management are cost, quality, scope and time. Of all four, I most often get asked to help researchers with cost. Or more to the point budget setting and management.
The four key elements of Project Management are cost, quality, scope and time. Of all four, I most often get asked to help researchers with cost. Or more to the point budget setting and management. So, in this webinar I’ll provide some guidance on how to set a budget and then track it. I’ll also […]
We often talk about strategy and strategic planning? But what does it actually mean? In this webinar I’ll give a brief introduction to strategic planning and then cover one of its key components – SWOT analysis (also known as Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats).
There are many technology options for project management in research. In this webinar we take a quick look at some that are out there and why you might use one over another. We also look at some of the different project management approaches and their suitability to different technology platforms.
There are many project management tools out there. No one tool is perfect. However, some are better than others. In this webinar I’ll go through some of the options available to you and why I think they are better (or worse) for research projects. This is FREE a webinar – but registration is essential. Register […]
In this webinar, I give a quick introduction to project management in research. I cover several different approaches and when and where they might be of value in research.
In this webinar we’ll look at different project management options and how they might be better or worse for research projects. We’ll also discuss some of the problems you face and how they could be overcome. The webinar was live recorded and you can watch it again on YouTube
Project management is a key part of academic research. Indeed, it is often put forward as a transferable skill. Although many academics are good at managing projects, my experience suggests many are not aware of the various approaches, resources and terminology used in project management. Thus, although the skill itself is transferable, being able to […]
Project management in research is often talked about in the context of being a transferable skill. A skill you pick up in your PhD and research career that is useful outside research. However, do you actually manage your research projects? Or do they manage you? Do you employ a project management approach?
The short answer – all! 😊 A PhD teaches a way of thinking about problems and solutions useful to all organisations.