You've had your idea, you've got your team together, maybe you've even got hold of some funding - so what's next?

The factsheets and films on this page cover all the basics of running a successful project.

Whether you want to put on a play, run a conference, set up a knitting group or open an allotment, this section of Speak Out will help you make sure your project achieves its aims.

Download the factsheets for this section: 

A Quick Guide to Project Management

Our guide to the basics of leading a project successfully

Working with groups

      How to build a strong team around you to help you develop your project.

      Promoting your work

          How to get people to come to your event, use your product, or just generally find out about what you are doing.

          Using the media to reach your audience

            We tell you how to tackle the media in our step-by-step guide

            Social networking

              Some of the best ways to to promote yourself, share resources and make valuable contacts online.

              Monitoring and evaluating your work

                It's a key part of keeping a project going... what you need to know about monitoring and evaluation.

                View the videos for this section:

                Peer support

                Our anti-discrimination activists tell us how working in groups helps them to support each other


                Working together

                Are two heads better than one? Our experts explain how good teamwork can help you to achieve your aims. 


                How to deal with challenges

                Our project leaders share their top tips for tackling some of the most common difficulties that come up when you're running your own project.