This survey is being carried out in the context of the EARMA Professional Development and Recognition Committee (PDRC) by an international team of RMAs from Italy, Cyprus, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Portugal and Spain and is aimed at RMAs.

For the purpose of this survey we aim at providing an overview on RMAs’ training initiatives and needs of the Research Managers and Administrators (RMA) in Europe and beyond, in order to provide inputs for high quality training for RMAs.

It will only take 15 few minutes of your time.
All responses are anonymous and we will treat any personal information that we have on you with the strictest confidentiality and in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), effective as of 25 May 2018.
Thank you in advance for your collaboration!

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* 1. In which country do you carry out your profession?

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* 2. What is your age?

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* 3. Gender

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* 4. How would you characterize your institution?

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* 5. Is it a private or public institution?

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* 6. Approximately how many years in total have you been employed in the field of Research Administration?

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* 7. For how many years do you work for your current employer?  

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* 8. What type of employment contract do you have? 

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* 9. What exactly is your job-profile? 
please give the denomination and briefly characterize your career level 

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* 10. Did you need a special certificate/academic degree to get this position? 

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* 11. Which type of certificate will give you opportunities for career progression?

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* 12. For Research Development and Policy. What are your main tasks in your day-to-day activities?

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* 13. For Pre Award, What are your main tasks in your day-to-day activities?

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* 14. For Post Award, What are your main tasks in your day-to-day activities

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* 15. Other areas, What are your main tasks in your day-to-day activities?

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* 16. TRAINING COURSES AT NATIONAL/REGIONAL/EUROEAN/INTERNATIONAL LEVEL on RMA

Training that gives certificates/diploma or certification of attendance (formalized training, not information only)
Are there training courses addressed to RMAs in your country?

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* 17. Who provides most of the training courses/workshops for RMAs in your country? (please rate from 1-5 where 1 is related to the institution that provide the least and 5 the most)

  1 2 3 4 5
My Employer
  Consultancy companies 
  National Authorities: central Government/Ministry/Region 
  National Contact points 
  University 
  National RMA Associations
Other

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* 18. Which subjects are available in the training courses/workshops within your country? (select the relevant boxes)

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* 19. How long do most of the training course/workshops usually last?

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* 20. Which RMA certifications are available in your country?

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* 21. Are there training courses accredited by national bodies?

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* 22. If yes, which are the accreditation bodies?

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* 23. How often do you participate to training courses/workshops on average?

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* 24. Do you provide training in RMAs related subjects? Please specify

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* 25. Do you have any qualification for teaching/training? Please specify

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* 26. STRUCTURE OF THE COURSES AND ELEMENTS WE WANT TO HAVE AN OPINION ON: 
Does your institution promote the participation of RMA personnel in training courses? 

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* 27. Do you have a training budget you can manage on your own?

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* 28. Are there national incentives for the participation of RMA personnel in training courses? 

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* 29. Given your personal and professional schedule, which course structure do you believe would increase your chances of successfully completing it

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* 30. Qualification/certification: on a scale 1-5 (one is low and 5 is high), what are the main driving forces for you to take a specific training course: 

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Low cost 
CV/credentials of trainers
Relevance to my everyday work 
Relevance to my career advancement 
Convenient Timing / schedule 
Recognized/ accredited qualification 
Course location (please explain briefly what is your ideal location) 
Networking opportunities
On-line
Other

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* 31. EARMA courses

  I am aware of  I have attended I am planning to attend in the following 1-3 years  I am planning to attend in more than 3 years from now
EARMA Early Stage Research Administrators Masterclass 
Certificate in Research Management 
Leaders in Research Management

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* 32. Open question: Briefly describe what you like about the EARMA courses and what improvements you would like to see.

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