Managing Research Projects
Enhance your ability to manage key aspects of research projects, including personnel and budgets.
How do I earn a badge or meta-badge?
To earn a badge, you must attend 90%+ of the workshop session(s) and receive 85%+ on the assignment(s).
To earn the Managing Research Projects meta-badge, you must earn all 3 of the badges below and receive 85%+ on a summary assignment.
Managing Research Teams
Understand how to establish and manage a research team by reviewing processes such as hiring, onboarding, tasking, communications, and performance evaluation. Gain practical skills in determining the roles and responsibilities of project team members, identifying performance competencies, and developing a team communications plan.
Managing Research Budgets
Learn how to set up a research project account, track project spending, understand reporting requirements, and monitor risk. Gain experience identifying best practices and proposing solutions to problems for several project management case studies.
Project Management Software
Examine several project management software applications, identifying their strengths and weaknesses in the context of real studies. Gain a basic working knowledge of selected applications.