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Navigate: Fundamentals

Navigate: Fundamentals
(Virtual Course)
Spring 2023

All sessions begin at 8:30 a.m. and end by or before 12:30 p.m.

Day 1: Tuesday, March 21, 2023
Day 2: Thursday, March 23, 2023
Day 3: Tuesday, April 4, 2023
Day 4: Thursday, April 6, 2023
Day 5: Thursday, April 20, 2023
Day 6: Wednesday, April 26, 2023
Day 7: Wednesday, May 3, 2023
Day 8: Thursday, May 11, 2023
Day 9: Tuesday, May 16, 2023
Day 10: Thursday, May 25, 2023

Apply by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 22, 2023.

Course Fee: Temporarily Waived

Application is required. Note: applicants will be notified whether they are accepted into the course by early March 2023 (after the application deadline).

Fundamentals: Navigating research administration at the University of Michigan​​


Target Audience

The Navigate Program is pleased to announce the Spring 2023 virtual offering of Navigate: Fundamentals. This course is offered for newer research administrators with up to two years of working experience in research administration.

Note: Staff who attended the in-person or virtual Navigate: Fundamentals course in the past should not apply for this offering.

Course Content

The program has been expertly crafted to follow the workflow and business process of the sponsored research project lifecycle.

In addition to instructor presentations and class activities, the training introduces newcomers to research administration leaders from around campus and exposes them to both the business needs and outcomes required for a successfully managed research project. 

Attendance at all 10 sessions and completion of pre-session assignments are required. Participants who attend all sessions and complete the course requirements will receive a Certificate of Achievement available in My LINC.

Schedule

Time: All sessions begin at 8:30 a.m. and will end by or before 12:30 p.m.

Day 1: Tuesday, March 21, 2023
Day 2: Thursday, March 23, 2023
Day 3: Tuesday, April 4, 2023
Day 4: Thursday, April 6, 2023
Day 5: Thursday, April 20, 2023
Day 6: Wednesday, April 26, 2023
Day 7: Wednesday, May 3, 2023
Day 8: Thursday, May 11, 2023
Day 9: Tuesday, May 16, 2023
Day 10: Thursday, May 25, 2023

How to Apply

Apply for Navigate: Fundamentals. Applications are due by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 22, 2023.

Application is required. Note: applicants will be notified whether they are accepted into the course by early March 2023 (after the application deadline).

Applicant Requirements

  • Obtain approval from your supervisor before applying. 
  • Submit a completed course application form

Selected Participant Requirements

  • Attend all class sessions
  • Complete all assignments
  • Complete all class session evaluations

Course Fee

The course fee is temporarily waived.

Course Materials

  • Canvas will be used for class materials.

References and Resources

Questions?

For questions on Navigate and other training initiatives, please contact the Training Team at navigate-research@umich.edu.