IRAM Certificate

Introduction to Research Administration and Management (IRAM)

Ideal for someone new to the profession or as a refresher for a more seasoned research administrator, The Introduction to Research Administration and Management (IRAM) certificate explores the broad scope of the multi-faceted profession of research administration.

The comprehensive curriculum - developed by some of the "best of the best" instructors in the field - provides an overview and introduction to the broad field of research administration and management. Elements of the curriculum include understanding the environment and context within which research administration is conducted as it relates to such diverse areas as:

  • research law,
  • research ethics,
  • fiscal management,
  • regulatory compliance,
  • sponsored program administration, and
  • pre- and post-award management.

Certificate Course Requirements

IRAM is comprised of one full-day workshop, four required sessions and three elective sessions. The required courses are listed below; the electives may vary from meeting-to-meeting.

IRAM Certificate Tracking Sheet