Past Events

  • 2022 Mar 30

    GMAS Basics and Requests (Day 2)

    10:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Online Zoom Course/Webinar

    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
    • ...
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  • 2022 Mar 29

    GMAS Basics and Requests (Day 1)

    10:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Online Zoom Course/Webinar

    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...

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  • 2022 Mar 17

    NCURA Live Webinar: Agency Updates with NIH (University-wide)

    3:45pm to 4:45pm

    Location: 

    Online Zoom Course/Webinar

    Description:Don’t miss this opportunity to hear about what is new and what is being developed within the National Institute of Health's (NIH) programs, policies, and budgets. In this comprehensive review, participants will learn about the newest policy updates and how their respective institutions may be impacted. Upon completion of the presentation, participants will have the opportunity to ask questions about new and existing policies and procedures. Topics include recent and upcoming changes to NIH policy, compliance requirements, and so much more!
    Learning...

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  • 2022 Mar 17

    NCURA Live Webinar: Agency Updates with NSF (University-wide)

    2:00pm to 3:15pm

    Location: 

    Online Zoom Course/Webinar

    Description: This session will cover new developments related to proposal and award policy at NSF. NSF staff will provide a comprehensive review of recent policy changes as well as major updates to NSF’s proposal system modernization efforts.
    Learning Objectives
    Participants will learn and be able to ask questions about NSF proposal and award policies and procedures, agency priorities, and advances with proposal submission modernization and Research.gov.
    Audience: Research Administrators

    Registration:...

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  • 2022 Mar 17

    NCURA Live Webinar: Agency Updates with OMB (University-wide)

    11:15am to 12:30pm

    Location: 

    Online Zoom Course/Webinar

    Description: The Office of Management and Budget oversees the implementation of the President’s vision across the Executive Branch. Join us for the latest updates from OMB
    Audience: Research Administrators

    Registration: Please register for this session through the Harvard training portal....

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  • 2022 Mar 02

    Overview of Sponsored Projects Training

    10:30am to 2:30pm

    Location: 

    Online Zoom Course/Webinar
    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.
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  • 2022 Feb 17

    Cost Transfer Level II Training

    10:00am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    Online Zoom Course/Webinar

    Description: This Cost Transfer session will focus on the role of the Cost Transfer Authorized Approver. The 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.

    Pre-Requisites: Review the Cost Transfer Policy,...

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  • 2022 Feb 10

    Subrecipient Monitoring: Informational Session and a Review of Available Resources

    9:30am to 11:00am

    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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  • 2022 Feb 03

    Audits: Request and Documentation (University-wide)

    10:00am to 11:15am

    Location: 

    Online Zoom Course/Webinar

    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...

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