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Principal Investigator / Administrator Training

PI Research Administrative Training & Education (PIRATE)

Department Research Administrators Training Track (DRATT) Powerpoint slides

  • Grant Overview – This course is designed for any PeopleSoft users who enter grant proposals in PeopleSoft, establish budgets for grants, or manage grants in PeopleSoft
  • PreAward – This course provides business Resources responsible for managing sponsored projects proposal routing and submissions, completing supporting documentation, reviewing budgets and reviewing the Proposal Status in PeopleSoft
  • Research Compliance I – This course introduced concepts and components of Responsible Conduct of Research related to human subjects protection and the use of animals in research
  • Research Compliance II – This course introduced concepts and components of Responsible Conduct of Research related to data management, conflict of interest and research misconduct
  • A-133 – This course is designed to introduce the purpose and definitions related to A-133, audit requirements and Federal agencies and pass through entities responsibilities
  • 2 CFR Part 215 – This course will provide information about pre-award requirements contained in 2 CFR 215, explore the federal rules governing cost-sharing, the University of Maryland’s government property control procedures and explore 2CFR 215 post-award requirements
  • 2 CFR Part 220 – This course will provide information about what costs are allowable and unallowable, how the F&A Rate is determined, what F&A costs are and explore cost accounting standards (CAS)
  • Post Award Introduction – This course will provide information about the critical the research administrator’s (RA) role in the life cycle of a sponsored research award, the elements of responsibility for the RA, and the resources available to aid continued success in the role of the RA.
  • Subawards Administration – This course will provide information about definitions and workflow of subawards administration and discuss UMBC policies & Federal compliance issues
  • Accounting for Sponsored Projects – This course will provide guidance to ensure that business administrators have the skills to perform monthly monitoring and reconciliation for each of their grants
  • Effort Reporting – This course will provide knowledge on how to certify effort reports in Peoplesoft, along with information and tools to effectively navigate and find information
  • Cost Transfers  This course will provide an introdcution to DBE, definitions & workflow, an introduction to retros, definitions & workflow and an introdcution to JE, definitions & workflow
  • Closeout of Sponsored Projects – This course will provide information on Who is responsible for closing out grants and contracts at UMBC, where to find the required final report forms, When are final reports due, an Who a business administrators can ask to close a grant

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