The 2013 Research Funding Life Preserver for University Faculty
Increasing Research Funding Productivity
A one-day presentation on your campus by noted funding expert and lecturer:
Marshall H. Kaplan, Ph.D.
This is the one “must attend” seminar for faculty researchers who are in pursuit of
funded research. It is specially designed for university faculty who need help in securing
In this era of tight budgets researchers often expend a great deal of time and energy
in the pursuit of funds for research projects. Unfortunately, much of this valuable “human
capital” is wasted due to poor marketing, weak planning and lack of experience with
proposal writing and dealing with sponsoring agencies. This interactive and dynamic
seminar deals with the realities of today’s funding challenges. Learn the complete end-toend process by which successful faculty members and research groups achieve sponsorship from government agencies and other sources.
SEMINAR ATTENDEES WILL LEARN
• How your university can help you
• Getting organized and creating a plan
• Government and other funding sources
• Marketing your expertise and selling research project ideas
• Seven deadly sins of losing
• The look of a winning proposal
1.0 The Language of the Research Bid
2.0 What Help to Expect from Your University
3.0 Marketing Yourself
4.0 Getting Ready to Bid
5.0 Developing a Winning Proposal
6.0 Realities of the Grant Process
7.0 The Lessons of Losing and How to Keep Winning
Dr. Marshall H. Kaplan is a leading expert on the acquisition of research funding and
government contracts. He has over 30 years of experience in university teaching, research,
and administration, and has acted as a funding advisor and mentor to many major
universities. Dr. Kaplan has a long record of producing successful results and strategies.
He has mentored individual young research faculty and managed the pursuit of several
multi-million-dollar centers of research excellence. In fact, he was the executive director of
a research institute and is the author of a text on acquiring large government contracts.
Finally, Dr. Kaplan is the recipient of awards for research and professional contributions. He holds advanced degrees in engineering from MIT and Stanford University.
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