Intensive Training Programs

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Mini Intensives

Effort Reporting, Payroll Confirmation, and Uniform Guidance Compensation Compliance: A Fundamental Shift in the Industry
December 1 - 15, 2022

This mini-intensive workshop will focus on the requirements outlined in 200.430 for the reimbursement of salary charges, the overall compliance framework for compensation that involves multiple units and individuals across campus, a review of different methodologies to perform the required after-the-fact review of salary, and a hands-on exercise to document an institution’s internal controls for compensation compliance with various real-life scenarios.


Research Security Program: Fundamental Building Blocks 
January 17 - 24, 2023

This two week mini-intensive will highlight the fielding and operationalization of Research Security and the new compliance requirements as well as opportunities to grow research portfolios through strategic planning using data and meeting compliance elements.


Programs Offered Online


Basics of Research Administration (Coming Soon)
January 24 - February 28, 2023 

This intensive program was developed primarily for the research administrators with less than 2 years experience who are involved in any area of research administration. The conference is targeted specifically to new personnel in positions such as pre-award coordinators, departmental administrators, post-award coordinators, compliance coordinators, grant accountants, and others with newly-acquired responsibilities who need to understand the broad spectrum of research administration. Participants will self-train at their own pace with micro-credentialing modules.


Departmental Administration Intensive
November 15 - December 20, 2022

This intensive program was developed for early career individuals responsible for directly supporting investigators and research teams. The content is designed to provide a strong foundation necessary to manage the complexities and nuances of departmental research administration. Participants will self-train at their own pace with micro-credentialing modules.


Pre-Award Fundamentals 
November 16 - December 21, 2022

This intensive program is intended for those just stepping into a pre-award position whether as a newcomer to the field of research administration or those changing focus within research administration. As Pre-Award is the foundation for the grant lifecycle, pre-award research administrators play a critical role in setting a grant off to a good start.


Research Development, Planning and Practice: Enhancing Institutional and Individual Research Capacity Intensive (Coming Soon)
February 23 - March 30, 2023

This intensive program is targeted at mid to senior level research administrators who are committed to enhancing and promoting research development strategies and services. Whether in a department, college, or central administration, participants will receive detailed and practical information, strategies, and examples to illustrate the benefits of research development for individual researchers and institutional research activity and outcomes.


Research Leadership Intensive
January 18 - February 27, 2023

This intensive program is targeted at Research management professionals with some degree of supervisory oversight for people and/or programs (e.g., Managers, Directors, VPs) in any aspect of research administration: Pre-award, Post-award, Compliance, Conflict of Interest, Technology Transfer, Human Research Protections, Animal Welfare, Research Misconduct, Internal Audit, Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR), etc.