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Navigate: Professional Development Portal

Navigate - Navigating research at the University of MichiganThe offices of Research and Sponsored Projects (ORSP) and Finance - Sponsored Programs have partnered to provide a collection of training opportunities and professional development resources for research administrators.

A number of new initiatives will come under this new program, including instructor-led courses, mentoring and other resources, and job aids.

View our latest Video on Research Administration

View the Office of Research's latest video on Michigan Research at a Glance.



Fundamentals: For Newcomers in Research Administration

The Navigate: Fundamentals course is offered to U-M research administrators with less than 12 months of experience. It will consist of 8 full-day instructor-led sessions between October 2015 and March 2016 (four in the fall, four in the winter), culminating with a capstone project to demonstrate success. Learn more about the Navigate: Fundamentals course, and review our Frequently Asked Questions.
Fundamentals: Navigating research administration at the University of Michigan

About the Navigate: Fundamentals Course - New!

Below please find additional resources and tools for navigating research at the University of Michigan.

References and Resources

Other U-M Campus Workshops and Training

Past Workshop Offerings

Professional Organizations & Societies


If you have any questions regarding this or suggestions for other training, please feel free to contact ORSP Workshops.