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Training Programs

The Office of Research and Economic Development offers a variety of training and educational opportunities to help Rutgers researchers and those who support them navigate the research administration process. 

Sponsored Programs Academy for Continuing Education (S.P.A.C.E.) Training 
The S.P.A.C.E. program offers comprehensive research administration training to ensure that members of the Rutgers research community have a solid understanding of the university's processes. The courses available through this certificate program will guide you through the various stages of a sponsored program's lifecycle, including pre- and post-award management, compliance, risk management, intellectual property, and much more. Learn more

Research Administration and Proposal Submission System (RAPSS) Training
Online and in-class training is available for RAPSS, the universitywide system used for processing all grants and contracts. Learn more

Regulatory Training
Our Regulatory Affairs team offers a multitude of training and learning materials to promote research integrity:

Comparative Medicine Resources Training
The Comparative Medicine Resources unit also offers training and education programs for Rutgers researchers involved in animal use and care, and in laboratory safety. Learn more

Post-Award Training
Tailored training courses are available through our Grant and Contract Accounting unit to provide a better understanding of the university's Financial Management System and the post-award grant lifecycle, including effort certification and reporting, cost transfers for sponsored projects, and sub-recipient monitoring. Learn more