Training Course for Health Research Managers (Online)

Jun 01 - Jul 15, 2023

Course Objectives & Content

The Research Manager will have managerial and administrative responsibilities within the project, after the study has been designed by the Principal Investigator.   The Health Research Manager will be expected to:

  • Plan, coordinate and execute the research project
  • Supervise team members on daily basis to complete the project within timelines
  • Follow national, state or institutional regulations
  • Track project progress periodically and report to management
  • Identify areas for improvement and conduct junior staff training as needed
  • Ensure that research activities are conducted to meet high quality standards
  • Identify key challenges and develop appropriate solutions
  • Stay abreast with latest developments in research techniques
  • Monitor and control expenses within allotted budget

Course Schedule

Module no

Module Title




0.5 hour


Basics of Research Project

7 hours


Rules and Ethics

4 hours


Preparing for the study; Pilot study

3.5 hours


Undertaking the Main Study

9 hours


Data Handling

7 hours


Managerial skills

3.5 hours


     Closure, feedback & certification 

 0.5 hours

Course duration, delivery and dates
This is a 6 weeks online course provided in both English + vernacular languages [English & Kannada] [English & Tamil (soon)]. It will be hosted and delivered online by St John’s Medical College and Research Institute. After successful registration, participants will be provided with a ‘username’ and ‘password’. The course can then be accessed anytime using a computer or tablet or smartphone. The course duration is 1 June 2023 till 15 July 2023.

Who should register
This course is for the professional develop-ment of the Health Research Manager — this may be a Research Coordinator or Research Supervisor or Research Associate in a research project in the health or social sector. The project may be within a healthcare institution, in a social service institution or in the urban/rural/slum community. The candidate may be sponsored by their department/institution or may be self-sponsored.

Course Fees

INR 2,500/- (for sponsored candidates)
INR 5,000/- (for non-sponsored candidates)


Registration is now open. The filled registration form ( can be submitted till the 28th of the month before the course. The course will be open for 6 weeks. To register click the link below:

For further enquiry please call us 08049467000 or mail us at

Course Team

Dr. Prem K Mony, M.D

Course Director

Head, Division of Epidemiology & Population Health

St John’s Research Institute, Bangalore – 560034


Ms. Jayachitra

Course Instructor

Senior field coordinator, Division of Epidemiology & Population Health

St John’s Research Institute, Bangalore – 560034


Dr. Kavya R, MPH

Course Co-ordinator

Division of Epidemiology & Population Health

St John’s Research Institute, Bangalore – 560034