Boot Camp Training

Boot Camp is a training resource developed by the Harvard Chan School. It reviews key aspects of the award life cycle and provides tools for effective award management. The training is recommended for all  new hires. It is also available for experienced Research Administrators who are interested in refreshing their award management skills. The complete training consists of six sessions. Presentation materials and Zoom video recordings are available for each session. New hires should view the trainings in order and review both the slides and the Zoom recordings for optimal learning....

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Award Management

Below are classes recommended for research administrators that are involved in oversight, administration and communication throughout the post-award life cycle.

New Research Administrators

There are a wide array of courses that you will need to avail yourself to as you navigate the ins and outs of research administration.  To help get you started the following classes are recommended.  And, make sure to check out the Onboarding website for basic information to help get you started while you're settling into your new job.  Read more about New Research Administrators

Fishbowl Presentations

Fishbowl Tuesdays at the Harvard Chan School are 1 to 1 1/2 hour training sessions held on a regular basis during the academic year. Since October 20, 2020, we have covered topics such as Prior Approvals (Letters to Sponsors), Communicating with Your PI About Effort, Federal Disclosure Requirements, International Collaborations and Activities, Provost Criteria and Statement of Work. Copies of presentation materials are sent to attendees via email following each session. If you missed a session you can find copies of the materials in the table below (HarvardKey login required)....

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There are many educational resources at the School and University for Harvard Chan School Research Administrators. At times it’s hard to know where to begin so please take a moment to check out these Learning and Development pages on the menu tab above.

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