What is Project Management?

According to the Project Management Institute (PMI), project management is “the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to a broad range of activities in order to meet requirements of a particular project.” Designed to facilitate delivery of project objectives within allocated time and resources, project management is used successfully in many settings, including in the military, government, private industry, academia, and research. 

OSU CCTS Research Toolkit

The Ohio State University Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) Project Management for Research Toolkit makes available a variety of tools and provides software recommendations. These resources can help you manage activities from grant writing to implementation and project closeout.

Other Available Tools for Project Management

For collaboration and work management. Used to assign tasks, track project progress, manage calendars, share documents, and manage other work, using a tabular user interface.

A web-based project management tool launched in 2004. Its primary features are to-do lists, milestone management, forum-like messaging, file sharing, and time tracking.

Allows communities, groups, or teams to join a “workspace” via a specific URL or invitation sent by a team admin or owner. Content, including files, conversations, and people, are all searcshable within Slack.