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Project Management

Academics are trained to carefully design their studies and creative processes, but effective management of those projects often requires additional skills. Training in areas such as project management, research data management, document control and workflow design can facilitate smooth project execution.





Effective immediately, faculty, staff, and student researchers are eligible for free access to the Electronic Research Notebook (ERN), LabArchives. Despite its name, this ERN platform is useful to more than just lab scientists. It simplifies workflow for researchers in any field who need to record and organize notes, store and analyze digital data, and share research data with collaborators at Villanova or other Universities.

Project Management Software that Works for Academics

Most project management software is designed for a business setting and workflow. Here are a few tools that work well for academics.


Qualtrics is an online survey tool that allows one to build surveys, distribute surveys and analyze responses. Villanova has a university-wide liscense that allows all Villanovans to take advantage of this powerful online tool.

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