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Unit 1: Finding your feet as a researcher

R26: Project Planning and Delivery

The key to a successful project is in the planning. Creating a project plan is the first thing you should do when undertaking any project.

The Project Plan and delivery session will help you:


  • Understand how to plan a project effectively using standard tools and techniques
  • Identify and manage risk by mitigating against it
  • Understand the internal systems and support mechanisms for project and financial management

Following the session you should have a sound project managing approach that you can use for future projects.

 Project Support Office



Vitae RDF descriptors addressed in this session are:

Domain C: Research governance and organisation
This domain contains the knowledge of the standards, requirements and professionalism to do Research

  • Research Management (C2) 
  • Finance, Funding and Resources (C3)