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Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP)

LMC Roles and Responsibilities

 

The following list outlines the roles and responsibilities of those people involved in the Knowledge Transfer Partnership.

LMC Chair         (Senior company representative)

  • Attends and chairs each LMC
  • Is responsible for preparing and delivering the Chairman's Report at each LMC which details any changes in company performance or structure that may affect the KTP
  • Has a monthly meeting with the associate and supervisors to ensure the smooth running of the project from the company perspective
  • Ensures that the company resources meet the needs of the project
  • Is involved in the recruitment of the associate

Company Supervisor

  • Provides day to day support and guidance to the associate
  • Attends the New Supervisors Workshop with the Academic Supervisor the designated supervisors' day as part of the Associate's training modules 
  • Supervises the project on behalf of company
  • Is responsible for preparing and delivering the Company Supervisor's report at each LMC which details the progress of the project from the company perspective
  • Is involved in the recruitment of the associate

Company Facilitator

  • Is responsible for ensuring that the agreed aims for the company, the university and the associate are being achieved
  • Completes the Benefits and Achievements Log which continually charts the progress and benefits for everyone in the partnership.  This document is presented at every LMC
  • Ensures that the company's part of the final report is completed

Lead Academic

  • Holds the budget for the project (authorises expenditure within KTP guidelines)
  • Is usually the first supervisor for the Associate's higher degree
  • Is responsible for preparing and delivering the Lead Academic's report at each LMC which details the progress of the project from the university perspective
  • Ensures that the Associate receives an induction into the department
  • Ensures that the university part of the final report is completed
  • Visits the company half a day a week as appropriate in conjunction with Academic Supervisor
  • Is involved in the recruitment of the Associate
  • Makes sure that university resources are in place for the associate to use

Academic Supervisor

  • Attends the New Supervisors Workshop and the designated Supervisor's Day as part of the Associates training modules
  • Is the line manager for the Associate
  • Is responsible for preparing and delivering the Academic Supervisor's  report which details the progress of the project from the university perspective
  • Is usually the second supervisor for the Associate's higher degree
  • Is involved in the recruitment of the associate
  • Visits the company half a day a week as appropriate in conjunction with the Lead Academic

KTP Office Services

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