Past Events

  • 2021 Sep 29

    Cost Transfer Level II Training

    1:00pm to 2:30pm

    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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  • 2021 Sep 21

    NSF Proposal and Award Policy Update Webinar (University-wide)

    2:00pm to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    Live Webinar

    Description: The NSF Proposal and Award Policy Update Webinar will provide an overview of significant changes and clarifications to the PAPPG that will take effect on October 4, 2021. The PAPPG Webinar 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.

    Audience: Research Administrators

    Registration: Please...

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  • 2021 Aug 12

    ECRT Basics Training

    11:00am to 12:30pm

    Location: 

    Online Zoom Course/Webinar

    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 monitor and overall...
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  • 2021 Aug 06

    GMAS Basics Training (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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  • 2021 Aug 05

    GMAS Basics Training (Day1)

    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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  • 2021 Aug 04

    Cost Transfer Level II Training

    1:00pm to 2:30pm

    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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  • 2021 Aug 02

    NCURA Live Webinar - Participant Support Costs: An Overview of Dos and Don’ts

    2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Online Zoom Course/Webinar

    NCURA Live Webinar - Participant Support Costs: An Overview of Dos and Don’ts

    Date/Time/Location: August 2nd, 2021 / 2:00pm-3:30pm / Live Virtual Webinar

    Description: Participant support costs require special treatment and clear communication throughout the award life cycle. This webinar will help you understand what participant support costs are and why they are special. We will discuss the rules and regulations governing participant support costs. We will talk about how to budget, set up, and manage participant support costs. We will also...

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  • 2021 Jul 29

    Overview of Sponsored Programs Training

    10:00am to 3:00pm

    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.
    Intended audience: Staff members with less than one year of experience in research... Read more about Overview of Sponsored Programs Training
  • 2021 Jun 03

    NCURA Live Webinar - Avoid “Returned without Review….” An In-depth Look at Agency RFPs

    2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Online Zoom Course/Webinar

    NCURA Live Webinar - Avoid “Returned without Review….” An In-depth Look at Agency RFPs

    Date/Time/Location: June 3rd, 2021 / 2:00pm-3:30pm / Live Virtual Webinar

    Description: Successful proposal submission requires research administrators at both the central and departmental levels to have a solid understanding of sponsor guidelines.  Efforts to minimize the risk of receiving a proposal as “returned without review” are essential to achieving the goal of getting a complete and compliant package out the door on-time. As proposal...

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  • 2021 Apr 23

    GMAS Basics Training (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
    • ...
    Read more about GMAS Basics Training (Day 2)

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