Finance Outreach & Compliance is sponsoring a CRA Review Course to help candidates prepare for the Certified Research Administrator (CRA) exam. For additional information concerning the certification exam, please visit the official home page of the Research Administrators Certification Council at http://www.cra-cert.org/.
Also look at the Body of Knowledge from which the 250 multiple choice test questions will come. To review the Body of Knowledge go to http://www.cra-cert.org/bodyofknowledge.html.
To learn more about the certification process, its importance, and its role in professional development go to http://www.cra-cert.org/whatiscertification.html.
FALL 2017 CRA REVIEW COURSE SCHEDULE & TOPICS*
August 17th through November 2nd
These sessions are held during lunch hours (you're encouraged to bring lunch) on Thursdays in Carruthers Hall; Conference Room 2
|SESSION 1||Overview||Thursday 8/17 from 12-2 p.m.|
|SESSION 2||Pre-Award||Thursday 8/24 from 12-2 p.m.|
|SESSION 3||Costing & Post-Award||Thursday 8/31 from 11-1 p.m.|
|SESSION 4||Facilities & Administrative (F&A) Costs||Thursday 9/7 from 11-1 p.m.|
|SESSION 5||OMB Circulars/Uniform Guidance||Thursday 9/14 from 11-1 p.m.|
|SESSION 6||Contract Management||Thursday 9/21 from 12-2 p.m.|
|SESSION 7||Intellectual Property||Thursday 9/28 from 12-2 p.m.|
|SESSION 8||Animal Research||Thursday 10/5 from 12-2 p.m.|
|SESSION 9||Human Subjects Research & Clinical Trials||Thursday 10/12 from 12-2 p.m.|
|SESSION 10||Conflict of Interest/Responsible Conduct of Research||Thursday 10/19 from 11-1 p.m.|
|SESSION 11||Environmental Health & Safety/Export Controls||Thursday 10/26 from 12-2 p.m.|
|SESSION 12||General Review Session||Thursday 11/2 from 12-2 p.m.|
The topics listed for each session are tentative and depend on the availability of speakers.
1) Have a strong desire to advance their knowledge of research administration and/or plan to take the CRA exam
2) Have the support of their supervisor and commit to attending all of the sessions
Registration is offered on a first-come, first-served basis and space is limited to 15 - so sign up early!
If you would like to be a part of this intense and rewarding program, please register in OLM by clicking HERE. If the link does not work, complete the following steps:
Log into Employee/Manager Self‐Service from the Integrated System
- Log into Employee/Manager Self-Service from the Integrated System home page.
- Navigate to your Learner Home.
- Use the search bar to select “Class” and enter “796783” in the next field, then select “Go.”
- Enroll using the “Enroll” button.