Project Management and Collaboration in Research
Research is a collaborative effort which depends on the successful coordination of multiple individuals, components and goals. This one-day workshop will teach you how to oversee effective research teams by introducing you to the fundamental concepts, tools and techniques of project management. It is intended for those who want to expand their interpersonal, organizational and leadership skills. Topics covered include basic communication for projects, group processes and dynamics, conflict resolution, managing roles and workloads, and effective decision- making. Attention will also be given to community-based work, and how to use these skills for projects involving community members and organizations as active contributors. This will be an interactive course and you are encouraged to contribute to an environment of co-learning by bringing your personal experiences, knowledge and questions. This workshop is appropriate for academics and professionals alike.