Strategic Operations

Supporting Research, Together


We are committed to operational excellence for Research Administration, our stakeholders, and the Emory Research Community in achieving training continuous improvement, business excellence and improving processes throughout Emory University.


To be known as sought out Research Administration experts within the Office of Research Administration and the Research Community at Emory University for training, problem solving, delivering valuable results and cultivating an environment of continuous improvement.


etermined to deliver training and continuous improvement that creates value to the ORA organization and the Emory Research Community.

ecognized experts in Research Administration, Training and Lean and Six Sigma concepts and methodology.

nalytical and data driven to determine and create opportunities for training and continuous improvement.

oal oriented with delivering value, products or feedback by communicated deadlines.

ngoing support for training and continuous improvement in a collaborative working environment.

avigate through challenges and obstacles to deliver tangible results that matter!

Programs & Resources

Process Improvement Request Form

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2021-2022 Continuous Improvement Target Projects

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Process Improvement Toolkit

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Have an Idea for Continuous Improvement?

If you have ideas or suggestions for continuous improvement for Research Administration (i.e., OSP, RAS, IACUC, etc.), let us know!

Submit Continuous Improvement Request