Project management

Establish project aims, objectives and timeframes based on the chosen theme
Project management:
What is project management and what does it involve?
The key stages of project management.
The advantages of using project management and why it is important.
Initiation of the project and project planning phase:
Scoping a project − defining objectives, scope, purpose and deliverables to be produced.
Steps and documentation required in the initiation phase.
Developing the project plan, including planning for timescales and time management, cost, quality, change, risk and issues.
The work breakdown structure.
Use of Bar and Gantt Charts for effective planning.

LO2 Conduct small-scale research, information gathering and data collection to generate knowledge to support the project
Project execution phase:
Selecting appropriate methods of information gathering, data collection and material resourcing.
The distinct phases which support a coherent and logical argument.
Use of secondary research to inform a primary empirical study.
Qualitative and quantitative research methods