Registration Open for Course No. 2 in Policy Training Series - 10/9/08

The second offering in the series of training sessions Policy Training Program for the Lifecycle of an Account: Pre-award Through Closeout is open for registration.

The course, "Pre-award," is designed for any Business Office and Sponsored Program Services (SPS) staff members who deal with sponsored programs. It will be held 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28 in Lynn 1136, and will be repeated 10 a.m.-noon Friday, Oct. 31 in Phys. 114. Participants need attend only one session.

The course will focus on why certain processes are followed when developing a proposal, including five main areas: Non-cost/Budget Issues, Cost Identification, Facilities and Administration, Cost Sharing, and Mission/Metrics/Roles.

Self-registration is REQUIRED and available online. Instructions are included. The log-in and password are not Career Account based. Registrants unable to remember their password may click on the Forgot your password? link.

The training is sponsored by Director of Business Managers Lucia Anderson, Comptroller John Shipley, and Director of Sponsored Programs Mike Ludwig. Other topics in the series may include: account management first steps, daily account management tasks, signature delegation, pre-auditor, management reports, account management correction and certifications, cost-sharing management, non-sponsored program accounts, recharge activities, and account management closings.