University of Southern California


Workshops & Training

Current Calendar of Events

For a full calendar of events, which includes workshops presentedConference_Room 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.

Spring 2014 Workshops and Courses Available

Previously Offered Workshops

Corporate & Foundation Relations Proposal Writing Tutoring Sessions For Faculty

Linda Zukowski, Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations in University Advancement is offering individual proposal writing tutoring sessions. These 45 minute sessions are for faculty and/or staff who are need of assistance and guidance in writing and editing proposals to private/corporate foundations. For more information, see the flyer from University Advancement below.

Foundation Proposal Writing: Individual Tutoring Sessions

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.

Research Calendar

See all events in the USC Research Calendar.