Participants May Still Enroll in a June ‘Life Cycle’ Session - 05/24/11

Seating is still available for the June presentations of “BLCA 230—Principles of Award Establishment.”

“BLCA 230” is the fourth in the 2011 “Life Cycle of an Account” series of classes. It is being offered twice, allowing participants to pick the time and day that best fits their schedule.

The times and days are:
 9:30-11:30 a.m., Thursday, June 9, Freehafer, Rooms 1-1 and 1-2
     2. 10 a.m.-noon, Tuesday, June 14, Freehafer, Rooms 2-1 and 2-2

The two-hour class is designed for staff who handle Sponsored Program Services accounts. It teaches topics related to award setup at Purdue, including contracting, notices to proceed, electronic award information requests and notices, SPS award setup issues, and reporting requirements. Helen Moschinger and Jeff Kanable of SPS are instructing.

The June 14 session also is being offered remotely via Adobe Connect for registered participants located at a regional campus.

Staff must register to ensure their place in the “BLCA 230” classroom. Those who wish to attend via Adobe Connect also must register. Please follow these steps to enroll:
     1. Click BLCA 230—Principles of Award Establishment (also available from the June Business Services Training Calendar) to open the Training Registration site.
     2. Choose desired section (June 9 or 14) and click “Add to Cart.”
     3. Click “Checkout.”
     4. Sign in with Purdue career account and password.
     5. Verify that the registration information that displays is correct and click “Submit.”
     6. Verify that the section that displays is correct and click “Process Registration” to complete the registration.

All levels of staff involved in the financial management of research areas in business offices, the Comptroller area and SPS should consider attending the Life Cycle series. Interested employees should work with their supervisors to determine whether they need to attend.

Each session in the series examines a critical piece of the life cycle of an account, emphasizing the reasons behind University policies. Other classes in the series are: Cost Principles for Educational Institutions, Pre-award, Principles of Fund Establishment, Account Management Day-to-Day Tasks, Signature Delegation, Cost Sharing, Account Management Correction and Certifications, Pre-auditor Training, Non-sponsored Program Accounts, and Account Management Closings.

More information is available on the Life Cycle of an Account page on the Business Services Training and Communications website.