Jan 10 & 20: Webinars on Research Project Management from the Centre for Research Innovation & Support (CRIS)

Jan 10: Project Management for Research Webinar

Time: 1-2:30 pm

The Centre for Research & Innovation Support (CRIS) is continuing its popular series on Research Project Management facilitated by Alison Paprica, PhD PMP, Professor (adjunct) and Senior Fellow, Institute for Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Dalla Lana School of Public Health.

In this webinar, Dr. Paprica will present three light-touch project management tools tailored for research. Using Microsoft Office programs: Excel, PPT, and Word, this webinar will use real world examples to show how these tools can be put to effective and immediate use in research project management.

Learning objectives:

The training includes:

  • The project management mindset of “define then deliver”  
  • Scope management with a work breakdown structure (WBS) 
  • Schedule management with a deliverable-based Gantt chart  
  • Implementation management with a deliverable-based tracking sheet 
  • Light-touch project management tools with downloadable templates 

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Jan 20: Governance and Risk Management for Research Webinar

Time: 10-11:30 am

As research becomes more collaborative and complex, its inherent uncertainties and organizational challenges can become more acute. This webinar presents strategies, tools, and templates for effective governance and risk management for research projects, all of which can be applied using Microsoft Office software.

Learning objectives

The training includes: 

  •  Understand the difference between governance and management bodies 
  • Match a governance and management structure/organogram to the size, scope and objectives of a research project or program 
  • Create meeting agendas that support good decision making 
  • Identify common research project risks and possible responses to them 

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