Past Events

  • 2019 Oct 21

    Billing Agreement Webinar

    Registration Closed 1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Online Zoom Course (live webinar)

    Description: Did you know that incoming billing agreements* can now be set up in GMAS and invoiced by OSP Research Finance? Please join us for an overview of the new process in GMAS. This Zoom webinar will detail the new GMAS functionality released in early September, including the roles and responsibilities of departments, pre-award offices, and Research Finance.

    *Incoming Billing Agreements are for Harvard employees or trainees working at another institution on research related to a sponsored award*

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  • 2019 Oct 10

    Billing Agreement Webinar

    Registration Closed 1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Online Zoom Course

    Description: Did you know that incoming billing agreements* can now be set up in GMAS and invoiced by OSP Research Finance? Please join us for an overview of the new process in GMAS. This Zoom webinar will detail the new GMAS functionality released in early September, including the roles and responsibilities of departments, pre-award offices, and Research Finance.

    *Incoming Billing Agreements are for Harvard employees or trainees working at another institution on research related to a sponsored award*

    Registration: Please...

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  • 2019 Sep 27

    GMAS Basics Training (Day2)

    1:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Longwood Medical Area, Tosteson Medical Education Center (TMEC) Building, 1st Floor, Room 102

    Description: Brought to you by the University Research Administration Training Team, “GMAS Basics & Requests” will provide attendees with an introduction to Harvard’s Grants Management Application Suite (GMAS) and how it is used to manage sponsored projects.

    The following topics will be covered during this session:
    • Project creation using the request guided steps
    • How to route proposals for review and sign off
    • Review of all the request types available and guidance on when they should be used
    • Project security
    • Portfolio management...

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  • 2019 Sep 26

    GMAS Basics Training (Day1)

    1:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Longwood Medical Area, Tosteson Medical Education Center (TMEC) Building, 1st Floor, Room 132

    Description: Brought to you by the University Research Administration Training Team, “GMAS Basics & Requests” will provide attendees with an introduction to Harvard’s Grants Management Application Suite (GMAS) and how it is used to manage sponsored projects.

    The following topics will be covered during this session:
    • Basic system navigation
    • Overview of the content housed within the system
    • How to access different project data elements
    • Portfolio management tools

    Intended audience:
    GMAS Basics & Requests...

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  • 2019 Sep 25

    Financial Compliance: Cost Transfers: Minimizing the Need, Monitoring the Process and Managing the Risk

    Registration Closed 2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Cambridge, 1414 Massachusetts Ave, 5th Floor, Room 561

    Description: Cost transfers have come under high scrutiny in recent audits. While the simplest suggestion is to prevent them altogether, in many cases they are unavoidable. This webinar will explore the federal requirements surrounding cost transfers and examine how two different institutions have implemented policies to monitor compliance and mitigate the risk associated with these types of transactions. We will discuss ways to ensure all cost transfers are appropriate, timely, and most importantly, sufficiently documented.   

    Learning...

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  • 2019 Sep 11

    Cost Transfer Level II Training

    2:00pm to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    Longwood Medical Area, Landmark Center, East Room 004

    Description: This Cost Transfer session will focus on the role of the Cost Transfer Authorized Approver. This class will include a review of Harvard's Cost Transfer Policies and Procedures, the responsibilities of approvers, identifying requirements and best practices for approval, and cost transfer resources. Attendees will participate in group discussions and work through examples and case studies.

    Audience: Anyone Responsible for review and approval of cost transfers.
    Instructor: Christyne Anderson, Manager, Training...

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  • 2019 Sep 11

    SRA Webinar - Research Administration: Everything You Should Know (Rescheduled from 8/28)

    Registration Closed 2:00pm to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    Cambridge, 1414 Massachusetts Ave, 5th Floor, Room 561

    Description: Imagine you are hired as a research administrator and they hand you your very first grant award. 
    Do you know what its expected from you? Do you know what is the first thing you should do?
    This webinar is designed for a new project administrator or for those not so new who are seeking advice on how to better do their work. It provides information on what to do when you receive a new grant award, what you should look for in a proposal, grant award document and budget. It describes the importance of knowing the regulations that apply, the...

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  • 2019 Sep 10

    ecrt Basics Training

    9:30am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Longwood Medical Area, Countway Library, Room L-025 (Basement Computer Lab)

    Description: This course will introduce department administrators to effort reporting and the electronic effort reporting and certification system (ecrt), which allows Principal Investigators and Faculty to certify their effort on federally-sponsored projects.  This course will cover the following: 

    • Introduction to effort and effort reporting
    • ecrt roles and responsibilities 
    • Workflow for certification by Principal Investigators and/or Faculty ...
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  • 2019 Sep 05

    ecrt Basics Training

    1:30pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Cambridge, 8 Story Street, Room B50 (Basement Computer Lab)

    Description: This course will introduce department administrators to effort reporting and the electronic effort reporting and certification system (ecrt), which allows Principal Investigators and Faculty to certify their effort on federally-sponsored projects.  This course will cover the following: 

    • Introduction to effort and effort reporting
    • ecrt roles and responsibilities 
    • Workflow for certification by Principal Investigators and/or Faculty ...
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  • 2019 Aug 15

    Cost Transfer Level II Training

    10:00am to 11:00am

    Location: 

    Cambridge, Jefferson Laboratory (17 Oxford Street), Room 356

    Description: This Cost Transfer session will focus on the role of the Cost Transfer Authorized Approver. This class will include a review of Harvard's Cost Transfer Policies and Procedures, the responsibilities of approvers, identifying requirements and best practices for approval, and cost transfer resources. Attendees will participate in group discussions and work through examples and case studies.

    Audience: Anyone Responsible for review and approval of cost transfers.

    Instructor: Christyne Anderson, Manager, Training &...

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