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Scientific project management

Context and objective

The research activity requires knowing how to manage a project. While most research staff manage their projects, they often do so empirically without theoretical input or adequate tools. This training provides the basics of project management,
skill that is particularly sought after among recruiters.

> Know the different phases of a project
> Set up and lead a project

Program

Module 1: The project

  • Define the project mode and its organizational consequences

  • Know the different actors of the project team and their respective roles (sponsor, project manager, project team, steering committee)

  • Discover project management methods (PERT, Agile, traditional, cascading, adaptive, etc.)

  • Understand the different phases of a project

  • Qualify a project to choose the best method (objectives, cost, constraints, stakeholders, flexibility, etc.)

Module 2: Managing necessary or available resources

  • Identify the necessary human resources

  • Set up a realistic and precise budget

  • Learn to control the time of realization of a project

Module 3: Training in management and monitoring tools

  • Review of the different tools available

  • The evaluation throughout the project and the breakdown (milestones, deliverables, etc.)

  • Decision making

Module 4: Facilitating a Meeting

  • Define the agenda, the needs and identify the participants

  • Allocating speaking time and managing time

  • Make the meeting interactive

  • Write, validate and distribute a report

Pedagogical tools and methodology

Illustrative games of each person's role in the team; Meeting animation games; Steering tools.

Public

Permanent researchers

Practical arrangements

Duration: 1.5 days

Number of participants: Up to 12 participants

Training courses

After: Recruit your scientific team - Discover the fundamentals of management