Past Events

  • 2020 Jul 22

    Subrecipient Monitoring: Informational Session and a Review of Available Resources

    10:00am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    Online Zoom Course/Webinar

    Description:

    In this session we will provide an overview of subrecipient monitoring at Harvard. Topics to be included are:

    • University Subrecipient Monitoring Policy
    • GMAS navigation for organization assessments
    • Resources in the Toolkit
    • Quarterly Review Process

    Intended Audience:

    This session is strongly recommended for all grants management staff responsible for reviewing subaward invoices/financial reports, processing subaward payments and reporting on subawards. The session will...

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  • 2020 May 20

    Introduction to ORCID for Research Administrators: Webinar

    2:00pm to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    Webinar via Zoom

    Description:This webinar will cover the basics of ORCID and the benefits of ORCID for research institutions, including how ORCID can be used to mitigate confusion caused by
    name ambiguity, assess research activities for individuals and groups, assert institutional affiliations to your researchers’ ORCID records, and save time and reduce administrative burden both institutionally and for your researchers.

    Learning Objectives:

    • Understand what ORCID is and how the ORCID ecosystem works.
    • Identify benefits of ORCID for your institution and your...
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  • 2020 May 12

    Audits: Request and Documentation (University-wide)

    1:30pm to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    Live Webinar via Zoom

    Description: This session is for research administrators who would like to gain knowledge of audit requests and what actions are needed when you are audited. We will cover the work flow of audits, the types of audit requests one may receive as well as requested documentation to support costs. During this presentation, we will demonstrate differences in work flow and documentation requested between U.S. audits and International audits through examples. This will provide foundational knowledge and begin to advance participants understanding in how to approach an audit request.

    ...

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  • 2020 Mar 27

    GMAS Basics Training (Day 2)

    9:30am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    *Changed to Live Online/Virtual Training via Zoom* Session details will be sent upon registration.

    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...
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  • 2020 Mar 26

    GMAS Basics Training (Day1)

    9:30am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    *Changed to Live Online/Virtual Training via Zoom* Session details will be sent upon registration.

    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...

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  • 2020 Mar 19

    Overview of Sponsored Programs Training

    10:00am to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    *Changed to Live Online/Virtual Training via Zoom* Session details will be sent upon registration.

    Description:

    The Sponsored Projects Overview is the foundation of the University Research Administration Training Team’s (URATT) course offerings. This full day session, offered quarterly, involves facilitation and participants from across the University, covers basic information on Harvard research administration policies, procedures, the award lifecycle, regulatory compliance, and also provides resources and contacts for future use. Workshop attendance is limited to 40.

    Intended audience:

    Staff members with less than one year of experience in...

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  • 2020 Feb 06

    NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) Update Webinar

    2:00pm to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    Cambridge, 1033 Mass Ave, Floor M, Room M11

    Description

    The National Science Foundation (NSF) is offering an NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) Update Webinar for the research community to review the revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG), (NSF 20-1).

    The PAPPG details NSF’s proposal preparation and submission guidelines, and provides guidance on managing and monitoring the award and administration of grants and cooperative agreements made by the Foundation. This webinar will provide an...

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  • 2020 Feb 04

    ECRT Basics Training

    2:00pm 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 
    • Workflow for Grants Managers to review and...
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  • 2020 Jan 29

    NCURA Live Webinar: How to Audit-Proof Your Department

    2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Cambridge, Jefferson Labs (17 Oxford St.), Room 250

    Description: This webinar is a professional development opportunity that focuses on how a department can prepare for an audit through understanding audit lessons learned, internal controls and daily department operations. This workshop provides an in-depth look at audit issues through a combination of audit trends, review of Federal audit reports, and a discussion of day-to-day best practices. In addition, we will discuss the role of the department administrator so your department will be set up for a successful audit. 

    Registration:...

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  • 2020 Jan 29

    Subrecipient Monitoring: Informational Session and a Review of Available Resources

    10:00am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    Cambridge, Lamont Library Forum Room

    Description: In this session we will provide an overview of subrecipient monitoring at Harvard. Topics to be included are:

    • University Subrecipient Monitoring Policy
    • GMAS navigation for organization assessments
    • Resources in the Toolkit 
    • Quarterly Review Process

    Intended Audience: This session is strongly recommended for all grants management staff responsible for reviewing subaward invoices/financial reports, processing subaward payments and reporting on subawards. The...

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