Project management for researchers and evaluators

Introduction to project management

The field of project management offers many tools and tips that can be used to enhance evaluation and research projects

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Managing research project risks

Challenges can occur in any research or evaluation project, but we improve our project success by proactively anticipating and planning for them

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Identifying “lessons learned”

Debriefing is a useful strategy to help project teams build on successes and develop recommendations for improvement.

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Strengthening research team communications

Maintaining strong communication with our teams is one of the most important steps towards ensuring project success

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Developing Work Breakdown Structures

Work Breakdown Structures provide a strong foundation for more comprehensive project planning

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Visualizing your timeline

Creating a network diagram and calculating your critical path can help you prioritize tasks and manage your timeline

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Estimating project timelines and costs

Developing estimates can be challenging, but there are several useful strategies for improving our accuracy

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Monitoring and controlling projects

While implementing research projects, we should monitor our status and thoughtfully manage changes to our approach

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Negotiating research projects

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Supporting research project teams

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