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Uniform Guidance - July 27, 2017 - Registration closed
Advanced Budgeting II (Pilot) - Fall 2017
Lunch and Learn - Fall 2017
RAMP↑ - Fall 2017
The 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. We plan to continue building a suite of training programs that will include many pre- and post-award topics. Training for the research community will be prioritized based on our extensive research and survey feedback.
September 2017 - December 2017
The Navigate: Fundamentals course is offered to U-M research administrators early in their research administration careers (zero to about two years of working experience). The course consists of seven full-day instructor-led sessions, with capstone projects to demonstrate success. The cost will be $400 to attend. Learn more about the Navigate: Fundamentals course, and review our Frequently Asked Questions.
Apply by Friday, August 4, 2017
Navigate: Uniform Guidance Cost Principles
Thursday, July 27, 2017
The Navigate: Uniform Guidance Cost Principles course is recommended for new or seasoned research administrators involved in the pre- and post- award management of federally sponsored research projects. This course will focus directly on the Uniform Guidance (UG) Cost Principles. The cost will be $95 to attend. Learn more about the Navigate: Uniform Guidance Cost Principles course and how to apply. Stay tuned to this page and future RAPid communications for information about the Summer 2017 class.
Navigate: Budgeting Basics - PILOT, FALL 2017
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
In Fall 2017, we will pilot the third course in the Budgeting series for research administrators. Budgeting Basics will provide research administrators (RAs) with a hands-on experiential class covering additional real-life scenarios encountered by RAs in their work.
Budgeting Basics is recommended for newer research administrators:
- with approximately one (1) year of on-the-job experience
- who have minimal experience working with budgets for sponsored research proposals
- who are proficient using Microsoft Excel
Apply by Friday, August 4, 2017
Navigate: Advanced Budgeting I
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Friday, November 17, 2017
"The material was organized and presented in a way that was easy to follow and understand. The exercises were very helpful and reinforced what was being taught. Going through the spreadsheet was also helpful." - Anonymous
In Fall 2016, we piloted our Advanced Budgeting I course. This was a three-day intensive course for intermediate research administrators with two (2) or more years of on-the-job experience. Stay tuned to this page and future RAPid communications for information about the Fall 2017 class.
Apply by Monday, August 28, 2017
Navigate: Advanced Budgeting II - PILOT, FALL 2017
In Fall 2017, we will pilot the second course in the Advanced Budgeting series for intermediate research administrators with two (2) or more years of on-the-job experience. Advanced Budgeting II will provide research administrators (RAs) with hands-on, an experiential class covering additional real-life scenarios encountered by RAs in their work, including:
- projects without a solicitation or guidelines,
- complex internally funded projects,
- internal cost share, PIs from multiple departments across campus,
- Department of Defense budgets.
Stay tuned to this page and future RAPid communications for information about the Fall 2017 pilot.
The pilot session of the new Navigate: Lunch & Learn series is open to all members of the research administration community. There is no cost to attend. During the sessions, we will provide a basic overview on a topic and discuss its importance as it relates to the research administration community. Light refreshments will be served. Stay tuned to this page and future RAPid communications for information about upcoming sessions.
In Fall 2017, the fourth cohort for the Research Administrators Mentoring Program (RAMP↑) for research administrators with two (2) or more years of on-the-job experience. Applications will be made available in June/July 2017. The orientation meeting will be held in the September 2017. Research Administrator Mentoring Program (RAMP↑)Stay tuned to this page and future RAPid communications for information on the Fall 2017 program.
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