Improving Research Administration: Process Improvement Projects

The RA Improvement Initiative mapped the processes and sub-processes in the end-to-end research administration pipeline for the purpose of eliminating redundant, confusing, and unnecessary steps. The following individual processes have been selected for initial improvement efforts. Click on the names of the processes below to learn more about the working groups, timelines, opportunities for improvement, and solutions. 

Process improvements efforts in progress

Proposal Development & Submission

Subawards

Purchasing

Process improvement efforts now in implementation

Award Set-up