This page highlights research administration courses that are specific to operations at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Classes will be scheduled at least twice every Fall and Spring semester.
1/2 day workshop between 10am - 3pm
- Georgia Tech Research Administration, award life cycle, acronyms, definitions and terminology
- Georgia Tech's systems used by Research Administrators (RAs)
- Mentor / Mentee Program — connects new hires with experienced RAs at the Institute. Mentors have served in the same role for 6 months or more.
- New hires can then request to continue in the mentor program with the same person or request another mentor for an additional 6 months.
Various training classes in 1.5 to 2.5 hour format:
- Topics within the life cycle of an award and covering the Research Administrators Certification Council (RACC) Body of Knowledge content
- In-depth training on the different GT Systems covered in the Basic Certification
- How to Communicate with Faculty
- How to Work with Collaborators — On Campus or Externally
- How to Handle “It Depends” Scenarios — Understanding Contexts for Decision Making and Processes
- Sponsor-Specific Knowledge (NSF, NIH, DOD, DOE, NASA, etc.)
- Best Practices
NOTE: Some classes will have prerequisites (offered in video format)
- Hands-on activities, case studies and problem solving
- Requires you to use the skills and knowledge learned from the Basic and Intermediate training.