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Management of the project

Work Package Details

Number: 
6
Type: 
Management
Related Assumptions and Risks: 

Continued support and commitment of all participants and partners. Timely delivery of project activities and outputs. Cooperation of partners to participant in the management process, including appointment of coordinators, and administrators, and timely participation in meetings and workshops.

Description: 

A principled management of the FORC project is a key contributing factor for its overall success. Two management committees will be formed, project steering committee and WP leads committee. A project management steering committee will be formed at the start of the project and it consists of the the coordinator (Grant-holder), the project manager and WP leads (or coordinators) and representative from each partner.  Its main responsibility is to ensure well coordination of the project, well planned running of the project, adherence to EU and QA rules, financial management, project outputs and mitigating risks as they arise. The WP leads committee consists of the coordinator (Grant-holder), the project manager and WP leads. Its main responsibility is manage day-to-day affairs of the project, to ensure well managed and planned acitivities, timely allocation of activities to the appropriate staff, and mitigating risks in delays.

The kick-off meeting will be the starting point for all participates to bring about a common understanding of the project aims and objectives well defined with clear time-scales and responsibilities. WP leads will be responsible for managing activities of their individual work packages and reporting progress in regularly WP leads committee meetings. The financial administration of the project will be largely the responsibility of the Project coordianor at UNICA. The project coordianor, in consultation with the steering committee and EU project officer where necessary, will ensure the implementation of the Erasmus+ rules within the financial procedures of the university. Where necessary, the grand-holder and project will provide information and/or guidance to administrators at partner universities.

The work package will also include the participation of project representatives in Erasmus+ EU meetings and preparation of the project management reports.

Tasks: 

6.1 organisation of the kick-off meeting
6.2 Formation of the project management committees
6.3 Set up an online document collaboration environment
6.4 Project Financial administration