Project Management in the Research Context, 1st Edition
Author: Andrey Timoshkin
Reviewer: Professor Chris Toumazou
Group: Research Skills 1
Cat. number: RS 006
Length: 90 minutes
This course empowers researchers to take ownership of a research project. It introduces traditional project management methodologies and illustrates how these tools and techniques apply in the research context.
Interactive simulations enable learners to practise with real project management tools. Video interviews share the experience of leading academics in how to get things right!
- The project lifecycle and triangle
- The project owner, manager and stakeholders
- The project manager
- The project concept and plan
- Time, resource and scope constraints
- Success criteria
- Assumptions and risks
- Gantt chart
- Task dependencies and lags
- Critical paths
- Ensuring success
- Clarifying roles and responsibilities
- Managing risk, scope and stakeholders
- Project management tools
- Comparing commercial and academic research
Author - Andrey Timoshkin, Imperial College
Andrey Timoshkin is a researcher at the Tanaka Business School, Imperial College London. Apart from project management, his research interests include economic modelling, economic evaluation of healthcare programmes, and management information systems in the health sector.
Expert Reviewer - Professor Chris Toumazou, Imperial College
Chris Toumazou was made a Professor at Imperial College at 33, one of the youngest ever, in recognition of his outstanding research. He supervises several large research projects and has published over 320 research papers in the field of RF and low-power electronics. Chris is currently Director of the Institute of Biomedical Engineering at Imperial College.