Web-based or interdepartmental group training sessions may not be the best fit for your departmental needs. ORPA now also offers On-Site training that eliminates the need to leave your building and ensures consistent content for all attendees. All of this is provided in a private setting to address your department’s specific concerns.
To schedule your On-Site Training, please contact:
Marcia Black, Assistant Director of Grants and Contracts
Current Year Topics
What's New and What It Means For You
This session is for new and experienced departmental administrators, and will address a wide range of issues and policies that have been changed or updated in the last year. Topics include Princeton and sponsor policy updates, foreign travel changes, ARRA awards, E-verify awards, COS Pivot, and much more.
Exploring Pivot: Funding and Collaboration Connected
Want to help your faculty find grant funding and collaboration opportunities? In this session, learn how to use Pivot, the resource formerly known as Community of Science (COS). Pivot provides a user-friendly web-based system to aid faculty, staff, and students in matching research interests to potential external funding sources and in promoting collaborations with colleagues.
Managing Project Costs
This session is an introduction to the federal requirements of OMB Circular A-21 (Cost Principles for Educational Institutions) and OMB Circular A-110 (Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Other Agreements with Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals and Other Non-Profit Organizations).
Subawards and Consulting Agreements
This training session is intended for the beginner, or those department administrators looking for a refresher. The definitions and procedures for subawards and consulting agreements will be discussed, including policy updates from April 2012.
Fund 40 Awards: What You Need To Know
This session is for new and experienced departmental administrators, and will delve into the murky waters of Fund 40 awards. Topics will include how they differ from Fund 60 awards, why they aren’t set up as Fund 20 accounts, what can and cannot be charged to them, and much more.
A-110 Pre and Post Award Requirements
This session will review the standards established by OMB Circular A-110 and how it relates to the administration of grants and agreements for institutions of higher education. Topics to be discussed include what is A-110 and its pre and post award policies regarding special award conditions, financial management systems, budget revisions and allowable costs.
This training session is intended for the beginner, or those department administrators looking for a refresher. Proposal budget basics such as calculating academic year salaries, summer salaries, tuition, budgeting for equipment along with the University indirect cost rate will be discussed. Sample budgets will be developed along with suitable budget justifications.
This session is for new and experienced departmental administrators, and will address a wide range of audit issues. Topics will include what to do if you are contacted by an auditor, best practices and ways of documenting your respective activities. The discussion will include opportunities for proactive partnering with the Princeton’s Office of Internal Audit and Compliance, and much more.
Other Available Topics
NIH Proposal Diversity Supplement Submissions
A Primer on Intellectual Property
Managing Project Costs
Export Control Basics
What's New With NSF Proposals and Awards
NIH: Who, What and How
Let's Talk Cost Sharing
A-21 and Your Research Project - The Rulebook For Award Spending