Financial Award Management II: Analyzing Cost Principles (University-wide)


Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 1:00pm to 3:00pm


Online Zoom Course/Webinar
Description: This course incorporates activities and case studies to help participants think through complex questions regarding allowability of costs on federal awards and how non-compliance with cost principles can lead to audit findings. We will also consider how internal controls plays a role in ensuring cost principles are applied when charging federal awards. Activities include budget analysis, allowability Q&A, and an audit case study.
Learning Objectives:
  • Apply cost principles to ensure responsible spending
  • Identify and interpret appropriate policies and guidelines to ensure expenditure compliance
  • Anticipate problematic costs to prevent audit findings

Audience: Research Administrators

Pre-Requisites: We strongly recommend Cost Principles and Direct Costs on Sponsored Awards (University-wide) for participants. Please note, this course is not foundational and achieving objectives is based on participation.
Registration: Please register through the Harvard Training Portal