Grants & Contracts Certification Program Fall 2014

The program is comprised of six (6) modules, three in class, and three on-line through Laulima:

In class:
Module 1: Friday, September 19, 2014 (12:30 – 3:30 pm)
Module 3: Friday, October 3, 2014 (12:30 – 3:30 pm)
Module 6: Friday, October 31, 2014 (12:30 – 3:30 pm)

The in class sessions are held at Manoa Kuykendall 201 (48 seats) and will be “broadcast” to the following locations:

**Honolulu CC– Building 2 Room 201 (20 seats available) **Honolulu CC is not available for Module 1, September 19, 2014 and Module 3, October 3, 2014
-Kapiolani CC
– Naio Building Room 207 (10 seats available)
-Leeward CC– Learning Commons Room 108B (12 seats available)
-UH West Oahu– Library Room B-157 (30 seats available)
-Windward CC– Akoakoa Room 113A (4 seats available)
-Kauai CC– Learning Resource Center, Room 122 (40 seats available)
-UH Maui College– Ka’aike Room 105A (20 seats available)
-UHMC Molokai Education Center– Room 103 (8 seats available)
-UH Hilo– Media Services Room 359 (20 seats available)
-UH Center at West Hawaii– Building 4 Room 3 (12 seats available)

Sites NOT available for this training:

Hana Education Center, Lahaina Education Center, and Lanai Education Center

Online Modules:

Online Modules 2, 4, and 5 are accessible through Laulima.  Online modules can be taken from any computer that has access to Laulima. However, we recommend the modules be taken in sequence to maximize the benefit from the certification program.

NOTE: All six modules need to be completed to receive program completion certificate. All online modules need to be completed by Friday, October 31, 2014.

Course materials will be supplied.  Please feel free to bring your own snacks and beverages. 

Module 1, September 19, 2014 (In Class)

  • Research Administration Overview
  • Funding Opportunity Search - PIVOT
  • Budget & Proposal Development
  • Conflict of Interest (COI)
  • Research Compliance / Misconduct & Conflict of Interest (VCR)
  • Office of Technology Transfer and Economic Development - OTTED

Online Module 2
-Please feel free to take the online modules at your own pace.
-No in class training for this module.

  • Facility and Administrative (Indirect) Costs
  • Cost Sharing
  • Program Income

Module 3, October 3, 2014 (In Class)

  • Financial & Administrative Compliance  
  • OMB Circulars
  • Subrecipient Monitoring

Online Module 4
-No in class training for this module.

  • Proposal Preparation and Awards Process
  • Funding Opportunities and Solicitations Revisited
  • Preparation of Proposal and the myGRANT Record
  • Proposal Budget Preparations Revisited
  • Reviewing, Negotiating  and Approving Awards  

Online Module 5
-No in class training for this module.

  • Award Administration and Closeout
  • Receiving and Administering an Award
  • Project Closeout
  • Compliance Revisited

Module 6, October 31, 2014 (In class)

  • Research Compliance
  • Information Technology Services – Sensitive Information (ITS)
  • Export Controls (ECO)
  • Office of Risk Management (RM)
  • UH Human Studies Program (IRB)
  • Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC)
  • Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC)
  • Environmental Health and Safety Office (EHSO)
  • Online module question and answers

Please feel free to contact us with any questions: or 808-956-5198.