IST Programme RESPECT: an IST Programme Project
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Functional map of a European socio-economic research project: flowchart of tasks

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A.2.3 manage project organisation
flowchart of tasks Flowchart of tasks


  • Knowledge of the European interests of the different European countries

  • Knowledge of important management tasks

  • Knowledge of the role of the co-ordinator within the project

  • Knowledge of decision-making processes


  • Skills to mediate

  • Skills to delegate

  • Skills to redefine the main objectives of the project in operational objectives that are specific, measurable, actionable and reachable

  • Skills to translate European interests in the allocation of workpackages

  • Skills to negotiate with research partners

  • Skills to maintain transparency while negotiating

  • Skills to formulate the role of the co-ordinator clearly

  • Skills to obtain authority within the consortium

  • Skills to find the correct balance between job-oriented and person-oriented aspects of the co-ordinating tasks

  • Skills to exert a personal influence on the partners of the consortium

Task types






Task owners

research partners
lead partner
project co-ordinator
every partner