University of Southern California


Preparing a Large Interdisciplinary Center Proposal

Who Should Attend

Course is designed for investigators who have already been successful in developing a funded research program, but who would like to pursue a larger center-type proposal for the first time.

Course Description

The course will discuss approaches for forming a research team and organization plan, planning for proposal development, developing a work statement with multiple participants, seeking external support, meeting educational and outreach requirements, organizing a site visit, and managing work once it is awarded.


Randolph Hall, Vice President of Research


One 2 hour session. Offered once per year.

Next Course

Date: Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Time: 12:00-2:00PM
Location: Office of Research, Credit Union Building, CUB 329

Course Materials/Broadcast

Webcast of Randolph Hall’s presentation: Video

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Course slide presentation

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

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