Past Events

  • 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...
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  • 2019 Oct 21

    Billing Agreement Webinar

    1:00am to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Online Zoom Course (live webinar)

    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 register for this session using the...

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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

    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 tools

    Intended...

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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

    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 training is intended for...

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