Past Events

  • 2020 Feb 04

    ECRT Basics Training

    4:00pm

    Location: 

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

    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 monitor and overall management of...
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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

    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: Please register for this...

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  • 2020 Jan 29

    NCURA Live Webinar: NDAs, MTAs, And Other Ancillary Agreements - The Basics

    2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

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

    During the lifecycle of a sponsored project, other documents besides the proposal and resulting award may be necessary.  At the proposal stage, you may want to exchange information under a Non-Disclosure Agreement.  In the course of performing the research itself, it may become necessary to share data, materials, or other resources with a partner.  To keep the project moving forward, it’s imperative to know the best way to facilitate such a transfer.  This webinar will examine the different types of ancillary research agreements, when and why they are necessary, and...

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  • 2020 Jan 29

    Subrecipient Monitoring: Informational Session and a Review of Available Resources

    10:00am to 11:30pm

    Location: 

    Cambridge, Lamont Library Forum Room

    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 focus on the...

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  • 2020 Jan 22

    Subrecipient Monitoring: Informational Session and a Review of Available Resources

    10:00am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    Longwood Medical Area, Tosteson Medical Education Center (TMEC) Building, 1st Floor, Room 128

    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 focus on the...

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  • 2019 Dec 12

    Notification of Awards (NOA) and Action Memo (AM) Set-up and Alignment​ Webinar Training

    11:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Online Zoom Course/Webinar

    This webinar will focus on Notifications of Awards (NOAs) and Action Memos (AMs) in the context of Research Administration. Participants will the review of the Harvard Chart of Accounts and discuss how Notifications of Awards and Actions memos impact account set-up in GMAS. Through case study analysis, participants will be able to, identify key information on Notifications of Award (NOA), ​ Review and analyze an Action Memo (AM) for accuracy, Define and demonstrate proper account set-up, and Identify policies that incorporate costing strings in the procedures. ​

    Audience...

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  • 2019 Dec 11

    Justification and Supporting Documentation Webinar Training

    1:00am to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Online Zoom Course/Webinar

    This webinar will focus on analyzing and identifying documentation that provides strong support for costs on sponsored awards. This session will review two aspects of providing proper support: the justification for costs and supporting documentation. Through sample comparison, participants will be able to answer; What makes a justification strong? What makes a weak justification? What support is needed to add value? What is appropriate documentation to support the justification?

    Audience

    Research administrators and anyone transacting on sponsored award.

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  • 2019 Nov 14

    Overview of Sponsored Programs Training

    10:00am to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Cambridge, Lamont Library Forum Room

    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...

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  • 2019 Nov 07

    ECRT Basics Training

    9:30am to 12:30pm

    Location: 

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

    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 monitor and overall management of...
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  • 2019 Oct 31

    ECRT Basics Training

    1:30pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

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

    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 monitor and overall management of...
    Read more about ECRT Basics Training

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