REACH

2017 Mar 30

REACH Advanced Session: Preparing for a Site Visit

1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Cambridge, 1033 Mass Ave, Room M11

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Description: Site visits by a donor or external party can be a stressful experience. This session explores strategies for pre-site visit planning; managing the entrance meeting, visit and information requests; and for follow-up post-visit. Participants will walk away with a toolbox and techniques for anticipating what information is required, visit preparation, communicating with the site visitor, and issue management and resolution.
 

2017 Feb 24

REACH Advanced Training Session: Negotiating Sponsored Agreements: Challenging Language in Grants and Contracts

Registration Closed 9:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Longwood, Gordon Hall, Waterhouse Room

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Description: Sponsored agreements come in a variety of shapes and sizes. The type of sponsor as well as the type of work the researcher will be performing both play a large part in the form and content of an agreement. Certain terms and conditions may not fit within Harvard’s policies and procedures, which can require additional levels of negotiation and approvals. This session will discuss some of the most common issues we’re presented with, and hopefully shed some light on best practices for all those involved in finalizing a sponsored agreement.

2017 Jan 12

REACH Advanced Training: Preparing for a Site Visit

Registration Closed 9:30am to 11:30am

Location: 

Longwood, TMEC Building, Class Room 106

Description: Site visits by a donor or external party can be a stressful experience. This session explores strategies for pre-site visit planning; managing the entrance meeting, visit and information requests; and for follow-up post-visit. Participants will walk away with a toolbox and techniques for anticipating what information is required, visit preparation, communicating with the site visitor, and issue management and resolution.

2016 Sep 26

REACH Advanced Training: Vendor Agreement Case Study: Harvard’s Position on Key Terms & Conditions

Registration Closed 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Cambridge, Harvard Law School, Wasserstein Building (WCC), Room 3007

Registration: 

Description: Vendor agreements provide interesting opportunities to build new skills, such as negotiation. Yet, managing the risks involved in some situations and ensuring consistency with Harvard’s position on key terms and conditions presents complexities and challenges. This session walks through elements of vendor agreements from the initial determination of vendor agreements versus subcontracts, negotiation of price, as well as terms and conditions, risk management and resources available across the Harvard community.

2016 Oct 20

REACH Advanced Training Session: Structures for Encouraging Discovery and Their Incentive Effects for Faculty

Registration Closed 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Longwood, Countway Library, Ballard Room 503

Please join us for a sketch of the landscape of relationships and incentives presented to university faculty as they conduct research funded by government and industry.  Review of fundamental policies concerning the scope of federal research funding since World War II, including the Bayh-Dole Act on ownership of patent rights, and resultant intrauniversity patent-sharing policies.  Financial relationships between industry and faculty, and resulting incentives.  Rationale for conflict of interest policies.

2016 Jul 22

REACH Advanced: Managing Sponsored International Programs at a University/College

Registration Closed 10:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Cambridge, Lamont Library Forum Room

Description: This session will provide a framework for conceptualizing, approaching and enacting international programs at a university or college engaged in research and educational activities. Portions of this framework can also be applied for non-profit and other research institutions. We will discuss the many ways in which an international program or project is created and implemented.

2016 Jul 11

REACH Advanced Training Session: Internal Controls

Registration Closed 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Longwood, TMEC Building, Class Room 106

Registration: 

Description: Internal controls provide structure for efficient and reliable operations in compliance with laws, regulations, and policies.This session will focus on the objectives of internal controls, prepare participants to examine areas of compliance, identify potential risks, recommend control activities and solutions. This session is REACH Advanced-eligible and open to everyone in the sponsored programs administration community. This workshop will cover the following: 

2016 May 23

Vendor Agreement Case Study: Harvard’s Position on Key Terms & Conditions

Registration Closed 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Longwood, Countway Library, Ballard Room 503

Registration: 

Description: Vendor agreements provide interesting opportunities to build new skills, such as negotiation. Yet, managing the risks involved in some situations and ensuring consistency with Harvard’s position on key terms and conditions presents complexities and challenges. This session walks through elements of vendor agreements from the initial determination of vendor agreements versus subcontracts, negotiation of price, as well as terms and conditions, risk management and resources available across the Harvard community.

2016 Jan 20

Anticipating Costs and Risks Associated with Human/Animal Subjects and Biological Research

Registration Closed 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Minot Conference Room (5th Floor), Countway Library, HMS

Registration: 

Please join us for a special REACH Advanced session to examine and discuss various costs and financial risks associated with human/animal subjects as well as research with biologicals.

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