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Project Management

Managing Research Projects

1 day

Planning for and successfully completing your research programme is key factor in your career development as a researcher. Perhaps you have just gained your first grant award or maybe find yourself running the PIs research team and aspiring to win grants yourself. Taking appropriate steps to ensure the project runs effectively to achieve its objectives will impact on your future success and reputation.

During this workshop participants focus on three specific aspects of project management skills:

  • Managing yourself – skills in personal effectiveness and organisation;
  • Managing your project – an introduction to getting results on time and on budget;
  • Influencing other people – both above and below you in the management structure.

This workshop will explore aspects of

  • Self management including how to prioritise choices and  to organise our own time and resources to best achieve the project goals,
  • Project management starting with preparing to write the application, managing the project and stages of project completion.
  • Effective communication with colleagues, particularly when we may not have line management responsibility.

Entry Requirements
Places on this workshop are open to staff members on a Research only contract, other staff groups are welcome to apply for a place and will be entered onto a reserve list, in the event of a place becoming vacant a week prior to the session commencing staff members will be offered a place. For further guidance please email

19 October 2015

03 February 2016

02 June 2016

11th Floor, McKenzie House, 30-36 Newport Road, Cardiff, CF24 0DE
09:30 - 16:30

To book a place on either date please submit your booking request via
Core Portal

Provider: HUMRS
Target Audience: RS