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Navigate: Fundamentals

Fundamentals
(Virtual Pilot Course)
Spring 2022

All sessions begin at 8:30 a.m. and end by or before 12:00 p.m.

Day 1: Tuesday, March 8, 2022
Day 2: Thursday, March 10, 2022
Day 3: Wednesday, March 16, 2022
Day 4: Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Day 5: Tuesday, April 5, 2022
Day 6: Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Day 7: Thursday, April 21, 2022
Day 8: Tuesday, April 26, 2022
Day 9: Tuesday, May 3, 2022
Day 10: Thursday, May 12, 2022

Apply by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, February 7, 2022.

Course Fee: Temporarily Waived

Class is limited to 25 participants. Application required.

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

 

Target Audience

The Navigate Program is pleased to announce that the former 7-day in-person Navigate: Fundamentals course has been redesigned for delivery in virtual format. This pilot version is offered to newer research administrators with up to two years of working experience.

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

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 completion.

Schedule

Attendance at each session is mandatory

Time: All sessions begin at 8:30 a.m. and will end by or before 12:00 p.m.

Day 1: Tuesday, March 8, 2022
Day 2: Thursday, March 10, 2022
Day 3: Wednesday, March 16, 2022
Day 4: Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Day 5: Tuesday, April 5, 2022
Day 6: Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Day 7: Thursday, April 21, 2022
Day 8: Tuesday, April 26, 2022
Day 9: Tuesday, May 3, 2022
Day 10: Thursday, May 12, 2022

How to Apply

Apply for Navigate: Fundamentals. Applications are due Monday, February 7, 2022.

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 class session evaluations.

Course Fee - Waived

Billing the cost of this course is temporarily waived due to budgetary restrictions that Covid-19 may have placed on the schools/units/ departments.

Course Materials

 

References and Resources

Questions?

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