The Virginia Tech Research Administration Program, sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation, is a voluntary training program that consists of a total of 10 courses.. This program is designed for all staff that currently performs duties related to research administration. Each course will be a comprehensive tutorial that will provide information pertinent to research administration at Virginia Tech. There are no prerequisites for participating in any of the workshops and those not pursuing the certificate of completion are not excluded from attending any of the workshops.
Participants who are pursuing the certificate of completion will be required to take a quiz for each workshop (except for Banner) and obtain a score of 100%. Participants can take the quiz multiple times as necessary.
Participants MUST complete the workshop AND the quiz for each workshop to receive the certificate of completion (testing out of the workshop will not be allowed).
A simple checklist has been created to assist you in tracking your progress through the program.
Periodically OSP will conduct workshops outlining recent changes in the research administration field. Attending these workshops demonstrates your continued commitment to stay up to date with the rapidly changing research administration field. After the updates workshop each participant will be required to take a quiz and obtain a score of 100% before receiving a certificate of completion.
This service is to provide e-mail notification when the Office of Sponsored Programs has a training opportunity open to faculty and staff.