Student research

APM is keen to support all students at all levels regarding their research into the management of projects. Our research department encourages students to submit their surveys and would like to see the project management community becoming involved by completing the surveys, if applicable, and answering questions which will assist students in their studies.

Your input will help to develop the knowledge base of project management and drive the profession forward.

List of current research by students:

The following is a list of current and recent requests from students for assistance and contributions to aid their research activities. Please note that some of these are date sensitive.

How project control is implemented with the application of earned value management in the UK construction projects

Synopsis

This interview is aimed at understanding the current situation and challenges of the control section in the UK construction projects and how the earned value management can improve the control efficiency and reduce the cost and time overrun in these project.

Target Audience

Experienced project manager, site manager or consultant in construction industry.

Requirement

This semi-structural interview will include eight basic questions and will last for 30 to 40 mins. It could be conducted in terms of face-to-face talk, phone call or Skype.

Closing date

21st July 2019

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Benefits Management

Synopsis

This research is aiming to study the pattern of benefits management in different companies. All of the questions are closed-end which takes only 9 minutes to voice your opinions! it is anonymous and confidential.

 

Closing date

30 July 2019

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Virtual Teams - Characteristics and how it contributes to project success

Synopsis

I am conducting a research on the key characteristics of Virtual and how these characteristics contribute to the successful delivery of projects. The estimated time to complete the questionnaire is approximately 5-10 minutes.

Target Audience

Project managers, Team members, Virtual team members

 

Closing date

10 August 2019

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Promote your research

APM members can promote their existing research to encourage participants by completing the form below, including your research link, end of survey closing date and membership number.

To share research outputs which may benefit the wider community please get in touch with the research manager, Daniel Nicholls: daniel.nicholls@apm.org.uk.

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