Online Course on Grant Management for Health and Social Science Researchers

May 01,2018

This web-based course on ‘Grant Management for Health Researchers’ can be taken up at one’s own free time and convenience. It provides an opportunity for busy investigators who are otherwise unable to travel to learn and update their grant management skills.

  • The complete duration of this course is 1 hour but it can be completed over a period of one month.
  • Upon successful completion, each participant will receive a Course Completion certificate from St. John’s Research Institute.

Course Objectives:
You may have already got a grant or research or project going on (or) you may be planning to get one started. This course will help you understand various categories of health research, different stages of grant management, diverse responsibilities of a researcher at various stages of grant management and basic competency requirements of a researcher during grant management.

At the end of the module you will be able to:

  1. Define and list different types of health research
  2. Describe different types of researcher roles in grant management
  3. Enumerate tasks for an investigator at various stages of the research cycle
  4. List and explain basic competency requirements for an investigator

 Course Schedule:

1 Unit 1: Introduction
1.1 Definition and Types of Health Research
1.2 Types of Researcher Roles
2 Unit 2: Research Cycle - Related Tasks
2.1 Tasks at Various Stages of the Research Cycle
3 Unit 3: Basic Competency Requirements
3.1 Six Different Management Skills


Who should Attend:
This online course is aimed at health researchers and social science researchers in their capacities as early career scientists, principal investigators or project managers.

Organization and Delivery:
The course will be hosted and delivered online by St John’s Medical College and Research Institute. After successful registration, all participants will be provided with a ‘username’ and ‘password’. The course can then be accessed any time using a desktop, laptop or tablet.

Registration is to be done online at the web link given below. Payment for registration is accepted via credit card, debit card or net banking. It is to be paid along with the submission of the registration form directly on the website.

For Registration, please CLICK HERE

Course Fee:
For participants from within India: INR 1750/- (50% off for intramural St. John's participants)

For participants from outside India: US $ 50/- (fifty US dollars only)

For further enquiry and registration, contact

Course Director
Dr Prem K. Mony, MD
Professor & Head
Division of Epidemiology & Population Health
St. John’s Research Institute

Course Coordinator
Dr Kavya. R, MPH
Assistant Professor
Division of Epidemiology & Population Health
St. John’s Research Institute