Key Facts

Overview

 

This Professional Certificate (PCert) course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to become a successful Research or Project Manager. It will help you to gain knowledge in research policy and funding guidelines, how to manage collaborations, and research project/ portfolio management.

 

Through the final research management project, you’ll gain the essential knowledge and skills required to manage the research project and portfolio. This unique 4-week online training programme is designed to equip you with the knowledge you need to succeed in your career as a Research/ Funding/ Project Manager.

 

Course Content

 

The online distance-learning delivery of the course will provide opportunities to receive expertise from the Cambridge Centre for Innovation and Development (CamCID) researchers, material from our partners, and guest lectures.

 

Week 1: Understanding research funding and research policy

Learn about the different policies driving research. These policies may include government initiatives, such as UKRI or EU. Also, learn about the different UK funders and guidelines. Learn how these guidelines may affect research. 

 

Week 2: Research project management

This module has been designed to understand the different elements of research project management. It includes unit covers: supporting research proposal or project portfolio,  management of project resources, managing risks, and budget. 

 

Week 3: Managing collaborations and relationships

Learn to support successful collaboration and partnerships. These may include different types of organisations, such as academics or industry partners. You will gain an understanding of the challenges of working collaboratively.

 

Week 4: Final project

The final project will provide you with the opportunity to apply your research management knowledge.

 

Fees and Funding

 

UK and International: £79 (total including electronic certificate)

Discount is available for our members. Please see details of our membership here.

 

Entry Requirements

 

This course is designed for researchers and anyone interested in learning research management. No prior research experience or formal qualification is required. The training language is English. You must have good English language speaking and writing skills.

 

Career Opportunities

 

This course is designed to aid professional development, providing you with the required skills and knowledge to work as a Research or Project Manager. It will increase your chances of getting a management position.

 

Given By

 

Highly qualified CamCID’s Management Team.

May include additional material by our partners

 

How To Apply

 

Register Now 

 

 

 

 

Professional Certificate (PCert)

Research Management

Next intake:  05 April 2021

 

Registration: Register Now 

 

Duration and Delivery: 4-week (Online) 

 

Workload: 3-4 hours per week

 

Entry requirements: This is a basic level course and no formal qualification required. However, a background in science is recommended.

 

Fees: £79 (UK and International)

 

Contact: 

Elisa Hampson

admin@camcid.org