The Research Administration Certificate Program for Administrators (RAC) is a comprehensive training and certification program designed to assist AU departmental and school/college level staff with research administration and/or grant/contract management responsibilities. The RAC program provides pertinent information to enable participants to effectively manage sponsored awards.
The RAC program consists of eight (8) consecutive sessions that will be offered throughout the academic year (Sept. – May). Each session lasts approximately two hours (depending on content). A certificate will be issued upon successful completion of all 8 RAC sessions and required quizzes.
RAC sessions for FY21 will be held online via Teams. Login information will be sent to registered participants.
OSP uses Easy-LMS, e-Learning Software, to host RAC quizzes. Quizzes will be available shortly after the live session.
If you are new to AU and would like more information regarding the content of these sessions, please email email@example.com.
Sessions will be held online from 10 am-12 pm. Registration is now open.
RAC Session 1: Overview of Research Administration
Wednesday, September 16
RAC Session 2: Proposal Related Issues
Wednesday, October 21
RAC Session 3: Grants Management Pre-Award Issues
Wednesday, November 18
RAC Session 4: Grants Management Post Award Issues
Wednesday, December 9
RAC Session 5: Financial Management I (Post-Award Policies)
Wednesday, January 20
RAC Session 6: Financial Management II (Post-Award Procedures)
Wednesday, February 17
RAC Session 7: Systems Overview
Wednesday, March 17
RAC Session 8: Research Compliance Overview
Wednesday, April 7