Published December 16, 2019 | Version 2
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Research Management: The Game

  • 1. Research Consulting


Research Consulting developed Research Management: The Game to support team building exercises in teams assisting with the management of research. This is a collaborative game, designed to help teams to consider the risks, opportunities and luck involved in budgeting for research.

Materials included with this game:

  • Instructions for the game host
  • Slide deck including instructions for players and scenarios
  • Game board
  • 30 Bonus and Disaster cards (10 per round)

Research Management: The Game can be played by 5 to 30 people (i.e. from 5 individual players to 5 teams of six players) and it should take between 40 and 90 minutes, depending on team sizes.

The game is available in PowerPoint format, so you can edit slides/text as required, and as pdf to enable easier printing.

If you have any questions, please get in touch at and if you play the game in your own organisation please tag us on Twitter so we know where and how it's being used:


5. Instructions for the game host.pdf

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