Hands on Training
eFECS Online Certification for FEC Coordinators
This course is designed to provide FEC Coordinators and/or Administrators who already have a basic understanding of the compliance principles involved in processing FECs with a comprehensive demonstration of the certification process using the eFECS application. It will also prepare FEC Coordinators to train faculty how to perform online certification.
Through lecture and hands-on activities, students will be introduced to the new system features, be made aware of business process changes and be provided with a refresher to current eFECS functionality. It will cover how to make adjustments to Faculty Effort Certification reports (FECs), how faculty certify their effort electronically as well as provide information on additional tools and resources to support and train faculty on electronic certification within eFECS.
Please note this course is not an FEC compliance course nor is it designed for those not already familiar with the basics of effort reporting. Management Accounting and Analysis (MAA) hosts "FEC - The Basics" designed to provide new staff or those in need of a refresher with an introduction to effort reporting. Learn more about the MAA class for new FEC coordinators.
Introduction to Faculty Effort Certification
This class is designed to provide FEC Coordinators and others involved in effort reporting with a general overview of the federal compliance requirements for faculty salary distribution, tracking and effort reporting as well as an understanding of the University guidelines applied for meeting these requirements through the FEC process. This is the foundation course for any effort reporting and eFECS system course.
Supplemental Training Material for Online Certification:
- Certifying an FEC with eFECS
- Detailed instructions for certifying an FEC.
Components of an Online FEC
A navigational overview and definitions for the Online FEC.
Components of a Summary FEC
A navigational overview and definitions for the Summary FEC that Faculty certify.
Quick Start Desk Aid
A Quick start introduction to eFECS and the FEC process.
Decision Support Center Reports
E-Learning Web Tutorials
Three self guided e-learnings are available, ASTRA for eFECS Authorizers, Cost Share Adjustments on The eFECS process and How to Certify Your Effort using eFECS.