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Project Planning & Delivery

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The phases of skill development required to progress in this area are detailed to the left. Take your time to read through and see where you are currently at and where you would like to be.

Think Ahead - click here to go to the University's researcher portal
LMS - click here to go to the Unviersity's Learning Management System to find out courses on offer
DDP portal - click here to go to the University's PGR seminar registration system
Developing Professional Skills for Research Leadership - click here to go to an online learning resource available to enable further exploration and development of leadership skills.

Relevant workshops:
Think Ahead: How to be an effective researcher
Think Ahead: Practical project management for researchers

File Description
Project Leadership Step by Step by Svein-Arne Jessen (

A Handbook on how to master small and medium sized projects.

Resource Description
Stakeholder analysis

Winning Support for Your Projects

Stakeholder Management

Planning Stakeholder Communication

Project schedule development

Planning the Timing and Sequence of Project Activities

Why do project fail?

Learning How to Avoid Project Failure

Influence maps

Uncovering Where the Power Lies in Your Projects

Stakeholder management

Planning Stakeholder Communication

Project Management Fundamentals

Discover how to more efficiently manage your business projects.