University of Southern California


Workshops & Training

Current Calendar of Events

For a full calendar of events, which includes workshops presented by USC faculty as well as the core Center for Excellence in Research (CER) courses below, download the CER Spring 2014 Flyer.

Research Advancement Courses for Faculty and Researchers

In addition to USC faculty led workshops, The Office of Research, through the Center for Excellence in Research, collaborates with the Offices of Compliance in training faculty and staff to become more effective in managing and initiating research.

Fall 2014 Workshops and Course Available

Workshops are currently being organized. Full calendar will be available in early August.

Previously Offered Workshops

Courses for Research Administrators

The Department of Contracts and Grants offers C&G Curriculum, a comprehensive training program in research administration for staff working at a program, department or dean’s office level. All University employees whose responsibilities bring them in contact with contracts and grants will benefit from attendance.

Compliance Courses

A number of compliance-related courses are offered by other offices at USC, including the Office of Compliance, Animal Resources, and the Office for the Protection of Research Subjects. These include:

Course Registration

To register, please RSVP at least one week prior to the first class via email, indicating the course(s) you are attending, to For information about workshops, contact the office at 213-740-6709.