Chapter 1: Begin the Project

Starting a research project can feel manic. There’s lots to organise: briefs to write, objectives to agree, and stakeholders to bring on board. It’s easy to feel like you’re being swept away on a sea of madness. But with a bit of organisation, it doesn’t have to be overwhelming. If you get the setup right, the rest of the process will be less stressful and more productive.

In this chapter, we’ll show you:

  • How to start off a project effectively.
  • What to expect at each stage of the project.
  • How to ensure your project generates action at the end.

Get Started

To make sure you’re making a good start, it’s helpful to refer to the checklist below, and tick off the things you need. It’s also a good way to structure your ...

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