Administrative Professionals - Career Path

Administrative professionals are essential to a well-run technology transfer office. AUTM strives to provide educational opportunities to advance the knowledge and careers of technology transfer administrative professionals. 

Are you new to the profession?

The AUTM Technology Operations and Organization Licensing Skills (TOOLS) course is offered each year for those who are new to the profession. This course is designed for professionals responsible for the administration of a technology transfer office. The workshops provides a fundamental understanding of technology transfer, the patent and licensing processes along with finding efficient ways to manage and utilize large volumes of information and data. The complexities of finance matters including budgeting, tracking expenses and managing the receipt and distribution of licensing revenue will also be examined. These interactive workshops included plenty of case studies and examples. 

Candidate Registered Technology Transfer Professional (RTTP)
Apply for this new designation designed for those with 6 months of experience. Securing this designation indicates serious career intentions in technology transfer and aspirations for the highest performance standards. Apply today. 

Upcoming Events: 

AUTM 2018 TOOLS Course
AUTM 2018 Compliance Course
AUTM 2018 Agreement Maintenance Course
AUTM 2018 IP Portfolio Management Course

Webinar Resources:

AUTM offers a wealth of webinars for administrative professionals at all levels of experience.

Special Interest Groups

Particiapate in these discussion groups to share your challenges and solutions with colleagues. 

Experienced Professionals

For those Administrative Professionals who have a few years of experience, AUTM offers these in person courses:
  • Compliance Course
  • Intellectual Property Portfolio Management Course
  • Agreement Maintenance Course
Not able to travel to a course? AUTM has recorded versions of the courses for your convenience.
Check the AUTM website for upcoming course dates.

Career Advancement Opportunity

To further advance your career, consider this professional certification program designed by seasoned administrative professionals. 


Additional Resources:

The AUTM Annual Meeting offers a full track of training for administrative professionals.  Here are some examples of how you can advance your career at an AUTM Annual Meeting.

Ready to move your career to the next level?

 Visit the AUTM Learning Center for more educational options.