Introduction to Research Project Management



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Dr Ruth Belling


Entry (no or almost no prior knowledge)


Dr Ruth Belling, +44(0)1234 293641,


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Bedford, MK43 9DH


Learn the essential principles of research project management at your own pace.

This practical online course will equip you to better manage any type of research – at whatever stage of your career – so you can:

  • Identify the key skills every research project/programme manager needs
  • Understand which skills are most in demand – inside and outside of academia
  • Explore the four core research project management stages necessary for delivering research objectives on time and on budget
  • Find out how to get up to speed on any project – at whatever stage you join it
  • Discover the Top 10 challenges research project managers face and tried and tested solutions for handling them
  • Show funders that your project will complete within timeframe and resource limitations.

Take away simple tools, templates and checklists to help you:

  • Identify project stakeholders and prioritize their needs
  • Assess the impact of potential risks to your research and discover tried and tested strategies for overcoming the most common threats
  • Identify what skills and resources your project needs to achieve its objectives
  • Break your project into manageable tasks
  • Work out how long it should take to complete any given project
  • Identify the critical activities you’ll need to monitor closely to make sure you complete your research as planned
  • Track any project through to completion...

…and much more!

Additional benefits:

  • Eight modules, over 27 lectures and videos
  • Take away simple tools, templates and checklists you can use to manage any research project
  • Learn from researchers with over 20 years’ experience of what works (and what to avoid)
  • Immediate and ongoing access to all course materials and updates.


£97 + VAT Doctoral Students; £197 + VAT Early Bird Rate (Ends 5 February 2022 - Standard Rate £297 + VAT)

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