Research Data Management

Price: $125.00


Research Data Management is a self-directed micro-course, designed to assist emerging scholars with managing research data from start to finish.

Explore data management strategies via the course’s interactive content, engaging animations, and video clips. Learn from the first-hand experiences of experts and emerging scholars. Work through the course at your own pace and schedule - and download the Learning Journal to find reflection questions and professional development activities that you can revisit throughout your researcher’s journey.

What You'll Learn

  • Explore the concept, relevance, and benefits of research data management.
  • Examine principles and policies underpinning research data management.
  • Examine dimensions and applications of a research data lifecycle.
  • Explore strategies for planning and managing research data from inception to completion.
  • Reflect upon various examples and your own approach to digital data management practices.
  • Formulate a data management plan for a research project.

Learning Journal

Reflective questions and learning activities are embedded into each module to guide and further develop your own data management practices. These activities are intended to be applied to a current project, or they can be based on a provided scenario if you do not have a current project.

Download the Learning Journal for the Research Data Management course. Compile your notes as you progress through the course. Or return to the reflexive learning activities at your convenience.

How It Works

Course Access
90 days

Online, On-Demand



Who Will Benefit

Today’s emerging scholars need to ensure they develop and sustain data management competencies to adapt within and beyond an evolving academic environment as part of their professional development practices. This course is designed for graduate students and emerging scholars, but it is relevant to anyone wanting an introduction to research data management.

Course FAQs

Is this an instructor-led course?

This course is designed to be self-paced with all materials you need for successful completion contained within the learning platform. The course has been designed by subject matter experts and includes interviews with leading experts, aligned to the course outcomes. The course is an immersive experience that includes a mix of content including video introductions and video content, impactful readings, learning checks, and interactive elements – all which can be completed at your own pace.

How much time will I need to spend?

Each course will require 6-8 hours to complete. You will have 90 days access from the time of registration to complete the course. After 90 days, the course will be closed.

Do I have to be online at a certain time of day?

No, you do not have to be online at a specific time. You complete the coursework at the times and places that fits your schedule. Each course is designed for working professionals who are balancing their work, family and community commitments.

When do I start?

You can start the course as soon as you register! You will automatically be directed to the interactive learning environment.

How long will I have access to the course?

You will have 90 days from the time of registration to complete the course.

What is the refund policy?

No refunds will be issued for courses. Refunds may be considered under exceptional circumstances on a case-by-case basis. Please contact for more information.

Are there tests or quizzes involved?

There will be activities, assignments, and short quizzes within the course to ensure you understand the content. All quizzes are designed to be accessible and easy to complete by engaging in the course content. Within each module, you will have the answers to each evaluation.

What are the computer requirements for this course?

You should have access to a Mac, PC, or tablet with an Internet connection, with Safari, Chrome, Microsoft Edge or Firefox as a browser. Here is a link that outlines browser support:

For virtual sessions:

  • Speakers/headphones
  • Web camera and microphone

Learners that want to use their smart phone to access the courses can also download the D2L Pulse App for free to access the course available on Google Play:

Or the Apple App Store:

Does this course have prerequisites?

This course does not have a required prerequisite.

Who do I contact if I need help?

You can contact for assistance with any questions you may have. We are here to help!

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Price: $125.00