This program comprises 11 in-depth working sessions covering all aspects of research strategy and implementation. Each of the sessions covers the main aspects of research strategy through the examination of key questions. Throughout the program participants will look at the drivers of research, research leadership, community engagement, internationalization, the research/education nexus, resourcing and supporting research, strategy development, and strategy implementation.

The program will begin with an overview and an audit of expectations and it will conclude with reflections, an agenda for next steps and actions, and an evaluation of achievements.

Target Audience:

This program is intended for senior academic and administrative leaders who have a leadership and/or management responsibility for research within their respective institutions; this include but is not limited to: Vice Chancellors and Vice Rectors for Research, Provosts, Deans of Research and Graduate Studies, Deans of Colleges and Schools, Directors of Innovation, as well as staff in charge of community engagement.