Contracts & Grants Accounting

Research Administration Training

There are many training resources available for research administrators.

Contracts & Grants Accounting and the Sponsored Programs Office partnered to develop the Research Administration Certificate Series (RACS), a certificate program for UC Davis research administrators designed to provide participants with a basic foundation for the administration of sponsored programs.

Organizations like Society of Research Administrators International (SRA) and National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA) present national and regional training conferences annually. They also facilitate webinars and other training opportunities for their members.

For experienced research administrators, the Research Administrators Certification Council offers exams to achieve designation of Certified Research Administrator (CRA®), Certified Pre-Award Research Administrator (CPRA®), and Certified Financial Research Administrator (CFRA).

Other Training

General financial system training is also available on Kuali Financial System (KFS), Personnel Payroll System (PPS), and FIS Decision Support

In addition, there are hundreds of courses available in the UC Learning Center, including a course on the NEW Cost Share Application.

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