iSRA's Departmental Administration Training Intensive will occur over a six-week period, March 13 - December 20, 2023. The cohort will meet weekly on Monday's at 1PM EST for 90 minutes.
This cohort experience is designed for early career individuals responsible for directly supporting investigators and research teams. This course combines LevelUp micro-credential modules that participants complete on their own time with weekly virtual instructor-lead sessions. The content is designed to provide the strong foundation necessary to manage the complexities and nuances of departmental research administration.
Participants will begin by learning sponsor, regulatory and organizational landscapes before progressing to pre-award research concepts including guideline reviews, budget development, and proposal preparation. Subsequent sessions and modules will cover the administrative and financial responsibilities for managing active awards including charging expenses to research accounts, effort reporting, sponsor reporting, and award closeouts. Throughout the program, participants will also be introduced to regulatory compliance areas that ensure research integrity and protect research participants. Finally, all cohort members will have access to the Intensive experts through weekly office hours and via SRAI’s Connect platform to interact and discuss essential topics.
The course includes the following LevelUP Micro-credentialing Modules
At the end of the course, participants will receive a Level II LevelUp Badge. Click here, for more information about SRAI’s LevelUp program.