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Functional map of a European socio-economic research project: flowchart of tasks

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C.1.1 contribute to progress of project execution
flowchart of tasks Flowchart of tasks


  • Knowledge of the principles to create and use schedules

  • Knowledge of the intended results of the project or phases

  • Knowledge of the activities to achieve the project/phase-results

  • Knowledge of the interdependence between activities

  • Knowledge of the statutory regulations in the contracts with the European Commission

  • Knowledge of the administrative procedures that have to be fulfilled during the project


  • Skills to create a schedule in which the different measurements match with defined times in the execution of the project

  • Skills to determine the required time for each activity (the amount of work divided by the available capacities and means of production)

  • Skills to make a statement of progress

  • Skills to make an overview of activities that are exceptionally off-course, and the proposed or agreed actions for correction during the execution of the project

  • Skills to make an overview of incomplete activities, with a prognosis of potential disturbing influences and proposed precautionary measures and/or scenarios if this disruptions actually occur

  • Skills to find a balance between checking progress and the socio-emotional situation of the partners

  • Skills to make and follow up agreements (written, oral)

  • Skills to manage one’s own agenda and research planning

  • Skills to maintain an accurate update of research activities

Task types






Task owners

research partners
lead partner
project co-ordinator
every partner