Program Courses


PDP courses are offered online, remotely, and on-campus in accordance with University guidelines . Please refer to the Schedule Notes for course delivery information.

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PHIL_NP 380-0 : Grantsmanship for the Research Professional


Description

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.

 

Registered students can access their online course site here. An activated NetID and password is required for login. *Please note: It may take up to 24-hours for registered students to be added to the online course platform.


Additional Information:

This is a two-day course offered during the Fall and Spring quarters.

 

This course is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.

Tuition : $695

Spring 2022
Start/End DatesDay(s)TimeBuildingSection
05/12/22 - 05/13/22ThF
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 45
InstructorCourse LocationStatusCAESAR Course ID
Falk-Krzesinski, Holly
Remote Campus
Closed30930
Schedule Notes :

This course will be conducted remotely, online.

This course has required live, synchronous sessions, held online via Zoom, on Thursday and Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Sync session attendance is mandatory unless otherwise stated by the course instructor.

For more information, please contact profdev@northwestern.edu.

All times listed CST.

Course Materials :

All course materials are included in the cost of tuition and will be provided in class.

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