SRAI’s many events and professional development opportunities give research administrators & managers ways to connect, learn and advance their careers. For organizations, the benefits lie in utilizing these educational programs to develop highly skilled staff teams that have mastered research administration & management competencies and are equipped to drive organizational success. If you are new to research administration & management or have years of experience, SRAI Learning Institute’s in-person and online learning events are designed to meet your educational and professional development needs.


Events & Meetings

SRAI offers over 12 intensive training programs a year. These provide an opportunity for all levels of research administrators & managers to concentrate on a specific area that supports their professional growth. LEARN MORE



Annual Meeting

Join the conversation with your peers, recognized industry experts and leaders, inspired by innovative ideas, for five days of valuable, relevant, invigorating professional development, education and networking. LEARN MORE



Online Education

SRAI offers two new webinars every month. Webinars let you learn from peer experts and interact with other participants in live, one-hour sessions without leaving your office and earn CEUs in the same time. You can also revisit the materials within 365 days of your purchase. LEARN MORE



SRAI Certificate Program

The SRAI Certificate Program offers comprehensive training specific to today’s educational needs of research administrators & managers. SRAI maintains 12 Certificates in the field of research administration & management, which includes hospitals, universities, nonprofits and commercial institutions. LEARN MORE



Continuing Education Credit

Sharpen your knowledge and build essential skills to succeed in your career. SRAI offers CEUs, CRA contact hours for re-certification, CPEs, CLEs for variety of face-to-face meetings and online education. LEARN MORE




Leadership Development

Senior Executive Institute (SEI) is designed for and will be guided by individuals at the upper levels of administration within higher education and the non-profit and for-profit research communities. 





Section & Chapter Meetings

One of SRAI's greatest strengths is its regional diversity. Sections and Chapters host up to 12 face-to-face meetings yearly. Members can network with local peers as well attend inspiring education sessions. LEARN MORE



Traveling Training Programs

The Traveling Training Programs are an easy, practical way to bring customizable training to your area. We are committed to fostering a positive and enjoyable educational experience that is flexible, targeted and engaging for the professional careers of all research administrators & managers. LEARN MORE




Study Tour

SRAI Study Tours provide the unique opportunity for an international audience of research administrators & managers to visit some of the world's leading universities and research institutions and learn how they manage research and promote industry engagement.





SRAI offers a comprehensive review and evaluation of an institution’s research management operations. Reviews are conducted by highly experienced and distinguished senior research administrators. 



Speaker’s Bureau

The purpose of the Speaker’s Bureau is to provide a specialized training to member organizations. LEARN MORE




SRAI Awards

Every year, SRAI honors the exceptional work of individuals and organizations in the research administration & management community through a variety of awards programs and other forms of recognition. LEARN MORE