Announcement: The Department of Contracts & Grants will be updating The Cardinal & Gold Curriculum and Grants Management Training for Staff program this Friday, September 4, 2020.Both programs will be transitioned from Adobe Flash to HTML5, creating a more seamless experience and removing several technical issues as a result. Additionally, the content presented in both programs has been updated to maintain compliance according to USC and sponsor requirements.
Please Note: As a result of this update, registration for both programs will be unavailable on Friday, September 4, 2020 but will be available again on Monday, September 7, 2020
As a reminder, the Department of Contracts & Grants offers the Cardinal & Gold Curriculum as a valuable training resource for administrative and other support staff working at a program, department or dean’s office level. Housed within Trojan Learn, the University’s online learning platform, the certification program ensures a standard level of expertise among those who support the research infrastructure at USC.
The Cardinal & Gold Curriculum is designed to:
- clarify the processes that surround sponsored project administration
- assist staff in the management and oversight of research and other sponsored endeavors at USC
- provide critical resources to members of the university community
The Cardinal & Gold Curriculum is comprised of 12 courses that range from general and introductory concepts in research administration to USC-specific processes, systems and policies. The program enables participants to earn a certificate demonstrating expertise in the area of research administration. After building core competencies, participants personalize their training by choosing from elective courses geared toward more specific and advanced topics.
Questions? Please contact Noah Congelliere in the Department of Contracts and Grants with any questions.