OPERATIONAL MANAGEMENT IN RESEARCH CENTRES AND UNITS (GOSCI)

From 14-09-2018 to 09-03-2019 at FEUGA’s headquarters in Santiago de Compostela

Registration deadline 16-07-2018

Managers play a crucial role in research unit and centre activity

Any R&D institution initiative for change and improvement requires managers and directors to speak the same language as well as their alignment and commitment to securing a change of direction within the organisation.
GOSCI is a training programme that aims to promote the management of the changes that are essential to ensure major progress for Galicia’s scientific system. It will address GESCI programme contents from a technical perspective, focusing particularly on financial and management aspects.

Fundamental training to:

  • Promote the efficiency and ongoing improvement of research centres / units.
  • Contribute from management to excellence and the scientific-technological leadership of R&D institutions.

 

Objectives

PROMOTE
The optimization of organizational and economic operations of research institutions.
FACILITATE
Regular scientific and institutional assessment of the centre or unit and contribute to making it the key element for ongoing improvement and a fundamental reference of its activity.
SUPPORT
The research unit or centre management team in their objective of leading Galician R&D institutions based on efficiency, responsibility and scientific excellence.

Programme

  • The Spanish Science, Technology and Innovation SYSTEM. Description, opportunities and limitations
  • The international and European research environment (H2020, ERC, EIC,…)
  • The European context of the research centres: CNRS, Max Planck, Fraunhofer, CSIC, CERCA, etc.
  • Strategy in the field of science. Vision and mission
  • From diagnosis to strategy formulation. The action plan
  • Strategy implementation. Internal and external communication
  • Regular institutional monitoring and assessment. Indicators. Programme contracts
  • The Balanced Scorecard. Usefulness, design and implementation
  • Government bodies. Actors, roles and responsibilities
  • The internal organization. Management, scientific and management structure
  • Advisory bodies: Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) and Business Advisory Board (BAB)
  • Transparency
  • The regulatory framework. State and autonomic legislation and own regulations
  • Foundations and other legal entities supporting research centres
  • Excellence and Responsible Research & Innovation
  • Economic-financial principles
  • Competitive public funds. The regional, national and European funding environment. Special reference to the European Research Council (ERC), Severo Ochoa Program (SeO) and Accreditation of the Carlos III Health Institute (ISCIII)
  • Preparing budgets and annual accounts. Annual audit
  • Private funds. Relations with companies and strategic alliances
  • Fundraising in the field of R&D.
  • Development of an institutional fundraising strategy. Communication and marketing strategies
  • Application of the fiscal framework
  • Recruitment and selection
  • Attracting and retaining talent
  • Scientific and research career development
  • Incentive and motivation systems. Gender balance and multiculturalism
  • Performance appraisal (individual versus research groups)
  • Labour agreements and unions
  • HR Excellence in Research (HRS4R) and European OTM standards
  • HRS4R: the new presentation procedure
  • Research project management
  • Quality policy. Ensuring the quality of the processes and research methods. Documentation and verification
  • Promoting, protecting and exploiting research results
  • Platform and infrastructure management
  • Transfer project management
  • Communication and scientific dissemination
  • Scientific production and its bibliometric analysis
  • Scientific integrity management
  • Open Access and Open Data policy
  • Workshop ASSESSMENT AND COMMERCIALIZATION OF THE TECHNOLOGICAL PORTFOLIO (8 hours)
  • Workshop LEAN START-UPS AND AGILE ENTREPRENEURSHIP (8 hours)
  • Workshop CREATIVITY: GENERATING DISRUPTIVE PROPOSALS FOR EUROPEAN RESEARCH COUNCIL PROJECTS (ERC) (8 hours)
  • Workshop EUROPEAN INNOVATION COUNCIL (EIC) (8 hours)
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Information of interest

Operational Management in Research Centres and Units (GOSCI)

Date
Start: 14/09/2018
End: 09/03/2019
Timetable
Friday afternoons
Saturday mornings
Modality
Classroom course
Languages
Spanish / English
Registration
FREE REGISTRATION. Training financed by the Galician Department of Culture, Education and University Planning
Limited places
25

Venue

Sede Feuga - Santiago de Compostela
Rúa Lope Gómez de Marzoa, s/n. Campus Vida. 15705 Santiago de Compostela (A Coruña)
981 534 180

Registration form

Registration deadline 16/07/2018