Office of Research Development
Integrated Departmental Education for Administrators (IDEA) Program
The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Integrated Departmental Education for Administrators (IDEA) program is a comprehensive program developed to meet the research administration needs of our campus. The curriculum includes traditional classes, interactive workshops and online instruction to enhance the learning experience. The training program is divided into three content areas: Fundamentals, Pre-Award, and Post-Award.
Pipeline for Research Administrators
Now, for the first time, MUSC Research Administrators have a Pipeline that contains a comprehensive set of policies and procedures, tips and tricks, templates and contacts, and other pertinent information required to prepare proposals, obtain sponsor funding and manage successful awards.
|MUSC awarded eighteen staff members an IDEA Certificate of Completion at the Awards Ceremony on September 30, 2014. The 10-week pilot program ran from July to September. Pilot participants attended 15 classes, completed 15 quizzes and provided feedback – content accuracy, subject thoroughness, as well as, offer suggestions about the overall teaching environment.|
Who Should AttendThis program is designed for staff involved in the administration of all aspects of research and sponsored projects that are funded by extramural or internal sources.
|Classes are team taught by subject matter experts from the University central offices and from various Colleges/Departments.|
CostThere is no fee to attend the program. By investing in the careers of its research administrators, MUSC seeks to increase their effectiveness and streamline the administrative process related to research administration.
ContactFor more information, please contact Wanda Hutto at firstname.lastname@example.org or Beth Hansell at email@example.com.