As the complexity and number of grants and contracts at our institution increases, so do our management and stewardship responsibilities. It is essential that staff involved with the management of sponsored projects receive quality training in the processes and procedures of their day to day work.
Courses listed below provide valuable guidance in post award policies, procedures and processes for monitoring grants and contracts in compliance with Federal, State and University policies and procedures. We urge you to explore these training opportunities.
Research Finance and Operations
Research Accounting and Analysis
Post Award Financial Learning Opportunities
Courses listed below focus on the post award process and provide guidance for supporting the management of grants and contracts. In addition, the Research Administration Learning Program curriculum offers a wide variety of learning opportunities designed to assist administrative staff and faculty involved with the grant management process.
+Introduction to Research Administration
Ideal for someone new to the profession or as a refresher for someone who has limited experience, the Introduction to Research Administration class is a short survey course designed to help individuals build a foundational body of knowledge within research administration. Course work focuses on familiarity with the terms, basic concepts, policies, and practices within the field of research with a view towards how they are applied from a University of Washington perspective.
+Post-Award Financial Administration: Processes, Offices, and Best Practices
This course is designed for individuals new to using or administering grant and contract budgets. Suggested audience: Staff with one year or less experience administering or using grant and contract budgets. Participants gain increased knowledge in working with the Grant and Contract Accounting office, including who to contact, the necessary forms, and how and when to complete said forms. The course includes case studies and practice sessions.
+Grant and Contract Fiscal Administration: Compliance
This course is designed for individuals who currently work with grant and contract budgets at the UW. Participants gain knowledge of complex policies, rules, regulations, and procedures necessary for post-award financial administration of grant and contract budgets. Content also includes references on where to find rules and regulations and other information related to budgets.
+Cost Sharing Essentials
The Cost Sharing Essentials course offered free via the Research Administrators Learning Program is ideal for anyone who works with cost sharing during the pre- or post-award phases. 5 hour course over two sessions. Learn about cost share process at the University of Washington.
The Research Administration Learning Program curriculum is also being developed further to provide a more comprehensive training program for Research Administrators.
Research Administration Learning courses are announced and advertised via the Monthly Research Administrators Meeting (MRAM).
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