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Teaching Development Grant scheme

Project Plan [template]

Project information Project title Start date Lead institution Partner institutions Project leader Contact email Other key personnel Project website End date

Document information Author(s) Date Version Comments


1.’ Outputs are more tangible. 1. Overall approach You might organise your methodological commentary into three sections.4. You should refer to the resources you proposed to produce as part of your application. 2 .4. readily and easily available to the UK HE sector. You could strive for impact in a number of areas.5.3. report. Objectives You should list your key objectives.4. possibly in bullet form.3. You might also describe the institutional context of your proposed work. Strategy and methodology 1.1. Output type (e. An outcome might be ‘to make an innovative technique for pedagogic practice. similar to the abstract that you submitted as part of your application.1.2. including how it aligns with institutional strategy. Critical success factors These factors could be presented in bullet form. Project summary You should provide a brief overview of your project. Anticipated impact We suggest that you give consideration to impact generation at an early stage. deliverable components. web resource) Publication Event Conference presentation Website Brief description 1. publication.1.g. 1. Anticipated outputs and outcomes Outcomes are connected closely to your objectives. You may wish to present this information using a table similar to the one below. Project overview 1.2. Scope and boundaries 1. 1. based on our own research and experiences.4.

Constraints 1.10. Risk analysis Risk description Probability (P) 1–5 (1 = low. Related projects This section provides you with an opportunity to identify projects that relate to your current work. you may also wish to identify your stakeholders by using the matrix tool on our website. 5 = high) Risk score (P x S) Detail of action to be taken (mitigation/reduction/ transfer/acceptance) 3 .9. You might also include relevant URLs. Stakeholder analysis In this section. 5 = high) Severity (S) 1–5 (1 = low. 1. whether the projects involve you directly or not. Stakeholder Interest / stake Importance (H / M / L) 1.7.Impact area Developing excellence in learning and teaching Improving institutional effectiveness Preparing for future challenges Making a positive impact on wider society Maintaining excellence in research portfolio Description of anticipated impact 1.8.6. Assumptions 1.

you should identify them here. such as PRINCE2 methodologies. Standards If you are using any specific project management tools.1.11.13. Rights for use You should state here that your outputs will be licensed to be used under appropriate open source licensing agreements. such as Creative Commons. 4 . 1. you should describe this here. 1. Technical development If you are developing a web resource or software.12.

3.1. Project management You should identify who will carry out important project management tasks. 2.2. 2. Departmental projects will involve more of your close colleagues.2. Project roles Team member Role Contact details Days to be spent on the project 5 . and describe the structure of the project team (if applicable). You should also make reference to any management frameworks you are intending to use. this will consist of yourself and your immediate institutional support. Frequency of project meetings should be stated. For individual projects. and collaborative projects will utilise a more complex range of personnel. Project resources 2. Project partners You must identify all active partners.

3.2. Quality assurance of outputs Output When will QA be carried out? Who will carry out the QA work? What QA methods / measures will be used? Output When will QA be carried out? Who will carry out the QA work? What QA methods / measures will be used? Output When will QA be carried out? Who will carry out the QA work? What QA methods / measures will be used? 6 . Evaluation plan Timing Factor to evaluate Project management Outcomes and impacts Stakeholder engagement Effectiveness of the project Questions to address Method(s) Measure of success 3.1. Detailed project planning 3.

Project output / outcome Reasons for sustainability Scenarios for taking the component forward Issues to address 7 .4. Project output / outcome Action for take-up and embedding Action for exit 3.3. You may also wish to analyse this activity using the table below. Exit and embedding plans It is important to acknowledge that some project activities will not be sustained beyond the funded period. Strategies for sustainability should be constructed at an early stage.3. Timing Dissemination activity Audience Purpose Key message(s) 3. Plans should be made for this. Sustainability plans Similarly. some activities and outcomes will be sustainable beyond the funded period.5. Dissemination and communication plan You should provide a detailed commentary on your proposed dissemination activities.