User Research Budget Calculator and Proposal Template
Making a user research budget for your team isn't fun, but it definitely is necessary.
Not properly budgeting for a project can result in having to cut corners or even cut a research project short.
How do you know that you've got everything in order? This budget proposal and calculator template will have you covered.
A stress-free place to start
Even if you've never made a budget before, this easy breakdown will help you figure out the best way forward.
What you'll find inside
✔ Budget proposal examples
Check out a sample that includes mission and goals, so your proposal goes beyond just numbers and helps to frame and persuade.
✔ Methodology breakdown
Whether you're conducting generative research or usability testing, the needs of each method may dictate the difference in your planning and budget.
✔ Calculator template
Participants, tools, hiring and scaling—it's all included here.
✔ Strategic and lean budget examples
Check out different examples of what your budget could look like as a helpful template to ensure you're on track.
"Even if you aren't in charge of the budget at your organization, it’s a great practice to think through what your plan and budget would look like. Eventually, that responsibility will come to you!"
Founder, UX Academy