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/what-is-body-of-knowledge/.
FALL 2019 CRA REVIEW COURSE SCHEDULE & TOPICS*
August 26th through November 5th
These sessions are held during lunch hours (you're encouraged to bring lunch)
|SESSION 1||Why CRA?; Course Overview; Intro to Research Development||8/27 from 12:00-2:00|
|SESSION 2||Pre-Award (Part 1)||9/3 from 12:00-2:00|
|SESSION 3||Pre-Award (Part 2); Post Award (Part 1)||9/10 from 12:00-2:00|
|SESSION 4||Post Award (Part 2)||9/17 from 12:00-2:00|
|SESSION 5||Contracts; Facilities and Administrative Costs||9/24 from 12:00-2:00|
|No Session||No session||No Session|
|SESSION 6||Human Subjects & Clinical Trials||10/8 from 12:00-2:00|
|SESSION 7||Review and Sample Test||10/15 from 12:00-2:00|
|SESSION 8||Animal Use in Research||10/22 from 12:00-2:00|
|SESSION 9||Conflict of Interest; Responsible Conduct of Research||10/29 from 12:00-2:00|
|SESSION 10||Intellectual Property/Environmental Health & Safety||11/5 from 12:00-2:00|
*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 (preference is given to those who are sitting for the exam)
2) Have the support of their supervisor and commit to attending all of the sessions
Registration is open in Workday Learning: https://www.myworkday.com/uva/d/inst/15$369528/15972$1434.htmld