Effective administration, with all its worrisome details, restrictions, and paperwork can be an important element in encouraging scholarly productivity, rather than simply a necessary procedural evil.
RAIN instruction offers mastery of the processes, procedures, policies, and ethical considerations relevant to the administration of sponsored projects at the University of Michigan. RAIN provides research administrators with the necessary framework, concepts, tools, knowledge, and networking opportunities to support the research efforts in their departments more efficiently and proactively.
The course is held once-a-week for eight weeks, starting on April 2 and ending on May 21.
|Overview of Research Administration||April 2||8 a.m. - 12 p.m.|
|Overarching Principles Pt. 1||April 12||8 a.m. - 12 p.m.|
|Overarching Principles Pt. 2||April 18||8 a.m. - 12 p.m.|
|Finding Funding||April 23||1 p.m. - 5 p.m.|
|Proposal Preparation||April 30||8 a.m. - 12 p.m.|
|Budget Management||May 9||1 p.m. - 5 p.m.|
|Proposal Submission & Award||May 14||8 a.m. - 12 p.m.|
|Post Award and Close-Out||May 21||8 a.m. - 12 p.m.|
The dates and times will be confirmed prior to the start of the sessions.
Most sessions are held in Wolverine Tower (Eisenhower and State Street)
Fax it to 734-763-4053 or
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1032 Wolverine Tower,
3003 S State St.
Ann Arbor, MI
3 to 5 years of involvement in the administrative aspects of sponsored projects at the University of Michigan
Completion of the following workshops from ORSP and Finance before RAIN.
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The students are expected to bring to the course some experience in research administration, and willingness for active participation. The course will provide opportunities for meeting and working with administrators across campus.
RAIN is designed for individuals currently involved in some aspect of research administration at the University and who have three to five years of involvement in the administrative aspects of sponsored projects at the University of Michigan. There are prerequisite courses to fulfill before participating in RAIN.
The course will provide you and your unit with:
The $150 fee offsets some of the out-of-pocket expenses associated with the course. The course fee will be charged to your unit as a service unit billing and will appear on the monthly statement of activity.
The class is limited to 24 participants. If demand exceeds space available, the RAIN Admissions Team will make the final selections. Selection criteria will include:
Intended for the seasoned research administrator, this all-day seminar will explore issues of recruiting, hiring, bringing employees onboard, orientation, and maintenance of appointments through termination.
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