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Grantsmanship for the Research Professional Course

Modified: August 2, 2017

Dates: Monday and Tuesday, December 4-5, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: Northwestern University, Chicago (Streeterville Campus, Wieboldt Hall/Rm TBA, 339 E Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL)
Tuition*: $650.00
Instructor: Holly J. Falk-Krzesinski, PhD, Adjunct Senior Instructor
Registration: SCS PHIL_NP 380-0, Winter 2017
This executive education-style workshop course teaches and enhances skills associated with effective grant opportunity identification, preparation, writing, and submission to Researchers engaged in research as well as Research Administrators responsible for pursuing grant opportunities. Strategies for developing grant proposals that support both hypothesis-driven and need-based empirical research activities will be presented, with a focus on opportunities from government, corporate, and foundation sectors. The course is appropriate for Researchers at all levels (trainees through early/mid-career faculty) and Research Administrators conducting or supporting research in the biological, clinical, life sciences, medical and natural sciences; physical sciences and mathematics; social and behavioral sciences; engineering; law; and education.

Topics covered in this two-day workshop course include: Grant Resources; Funding Agencies; Funding Opportunity Identification; Research Program Development; Pre- and Post-Award Compliance Primer; Proposal Planning; Proposal Components; Writing the Specific Aims and Narrative Sections; Budget Development; Review Process; Proposal Submission; and, Team Science.
Additional Information:
All course materials are included in the cost of tuition and will be provided in class.  This is a two-day course offered during the Fall and Spring quarters.  This course is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.
*Most Northwestern-paid employees are eligible for significant (85%) School of Professional Studies (SPS) tuition discount.  Contact the NU Human Resources Department Benefits Division for information.  Tuition fee can be paid in part/full via an NU Financials Chart String, contact the SPS Registrar’s Office (pdp-reg@northwestern.edu or 312-503-6951) directly if you encounter problems registering.

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