Cultural Heritage Management: Project Management
Cultural heritage management (CHM) projects differ significantly from traditional academic research on cultural heritage (CH) subjects. They require a management strategy that focuses on client-consultant expectations and schedules, stakeholder concerns, and adherence to laws and regulations, in addition to completing project research objectives.
The primary difference between studying cultural heritage through an academic as opposed to a CHM project is that academic research is driven by the initiator’s own topical and geographic research interests, whereas a CHM project is conducted in response to a proposed development project that triggers the project sponsor to comply with laws and regulations protecting CH resources. In addition, the former is generally funded through grants, endowments, or other funds dedicated to the advancement of research and administered through a university. The host institution is responsible for managing research endeavors and...
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