ORS Contracts & Grants Certification Program

This certification program is designed for research and non-research sponsored program administrators and support staff. 

It is aimed to provide you with a better understanding of proposal and budget development, search for funding opportunities, contract review and negotiation process, research compliance, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Uniform Guidance, cost sharing, indirect cost returns, program income, electronic research administration system, project account setup and close-out, post-award management and reporting, and RCUH finance and RCUH human resources processes for UH’s project accounts.

The Contracts and Grants Certification Program is offered every spring and fall semester.

Registration for Fall 2017 (click here)

The program is comprised of seven (7) modules, five in-class, and two online through Laulima:

Module 1 (In-Class)

  • Research Administration Overview
  • Funding Opportunity Search - PIVOT
  • Budget & Proposal Development
  • Conflict of Interest (COI)
  • Human Trafficking and Public Access Requirements, and Federal Aviation Administration

 

Online Module 2

-Please feel free to take the online modules at your own pace.

-No in-class training for this module.

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

 

Module 3 (In-Class)

  • Financial & Administrative Compliance  
  • Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Uniform Guidance
  • Subrecipient Monitoring

 

Online Module 4

-No in-class training for this module.

  • Award Process Administration and Closeout
  • Reviewing, Negotiating and Approving Awards
  • Receiving and Administering an Award
  • Project Closeout

 

Module 5 (In-class)

  • RCUH – Finance
  • Project Administration
  • Accounting
  • Procurement & Disbursing 

 

Module 6 (In class)

  • RCUH – Human Resources Process for UH’s Project Accounts
  • Hiring
  • Benefits and Leaves
  • Employee Changes and Time Reporting
  • Terminations

 

Module 7 (In-class)

  • Research Compliance
  • Information Technology Services – Sensitive Information (ITS)
  • Office of Export Controls
  • Office of Risk Management
  • Office of Technology Transfer (OTT)
  • Human Studies Program (HSP/IRB)
  • Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC)
  • Biosafety
  • Environmental Health and Safety Office (EHSO)
  • Online module questions and answers

 

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