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...
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
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
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 Projects Training
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,...
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
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...
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...
Description: This advanced course focuses on the lifecycle of faculty effort and reinforces important policy requirements and definitions. Participants will have the opportunity to apply concepts and perform effort calculations during this course. By the end of this session participants will be able to:
Define proposed effort, committed effort, and certified effort as they change over the life an award
Explain effort commitment principles to researchers
Determine when prior sponsor approvals and adjustments are...
The Sponsored Cost Allocation Methodology guidance was developed to help administrators oversee and monitor sponsored funds. The Cost Allocation Methodology info session will focus on the following topics:
Allocation Methodology Criteria
Allocation Methodology Best Practices
Acceptable vs Unacceptable Methodology (examples)
This session aims to help participants establish fundamentals, and provide resources demonstrating common methodology and...
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