Monday, 28 November 2016

GRAMS will be replaced in early 2017! Webinar on 9 December

Monash Graduate Education (MGE) is partnering with eSolutions and Monash HR to replace the Graduate Research Activity Management System (GRAMS) in early 2017.

GRAMS is an online system used by graduate research students to manage their professional development activities.
You are invited to a lunchtime webinar (‘Showcase’) to see a demonstration of the system replacing GRAMS; myDevelopment

§  Date:  Friday, 9 December 2016
§  Time: 1.00 - 2.00 pm
§  Venue:  Webinar using Zoom technology
§  Registration is essential.  

§  Registrants will be sent an email and google calendar invite with the webinar connection details.
myDevelopment is an intuitive, cloud-based Learning Management System (a product of our technology partner, Cornerstone; a leading learning management solution specialist).

This is an opportunity for us to update you on progress and seek feedback on the new system.

Who should attend?
·         This demonstration is for interested graduate research students, supervisors, academic management and professional staff.
·         You will have an opportunity to provide feedback to the project team on your impressions of the features of the system via an online survey.  Your feedback will help the project team to understand from a graduate research student and supervisor perspective, what would optimise a positive student or supervisor user experience.

What will be showcased? 
·         The project team will demonstrate features of myDevelopment from a graduate research student perspective:
o   overview of branding and iconography
o    recap of the standard features from a student perspective
o    view and navigate the Welcome page
o    search/browse the learning catalogue to find a course
o    register for a professional development training session
o    view your event calendar
o    adding yourself to a waitlist and notification of new sessions
o    deregistering from a session
o   view completed training
o   calendar and email features
·         And from the supervisor perspective:
o    locating and viewing my students’ training records
 Joining the webinar on the day
§  Joining the webinar on the day is as simple as clicking on the link you will receive by email and google calendar invite.
§  You can join using a PC (desktop/laptop), Mac (desktop/laptop) or iPad.

Can't attend?
§  The presentation slides and a recording of the demo will be made available via the myDevelopment (GRAMS replacement) google site following the event.


§  If you have any questions about the upcoming Showcase, please feel free to contact the Faculty Research Office ( or Tom Keegan (email:

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