The Office of Research facilitates professional development sessions to further the research effort at the University of New Orleans. The goals of these sessions are to provide the necessary tools for faculty and staff to apply for outside funding and then to manage the funding.
Live training sessions will be offered periodically or on demand. Refer to the calendar below for dates and times of live sessions when scheduled.
Compliance & Training Officer
|Research Funding Basics||We highlight everything about sponsored funding—from obtaining it to spending it.|
|Audit Survival||An auditor calls—what do you do? Learn some tips on how to endure an audit.|
|Research Jeopardy||A fun, interactive session to test your knowledge of research monitoring and spending by playing Jeopardy!|
|Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)||Citi is used for this training. Please visit the RCR page for additional information.|
|Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) — Ethics Discussion||Attendees form groups to discuss ethical issues in a case study. Each group gives a short summary of their discussion to all attendees.|
|Award Proposal Form||The Award Proposal Form streamlines grants submissions when fully utilized.|
|Budget Preparation||Learn how to develop a budget quickly and easily.|
|Cost Share||Learn about cost share and your requirements for spending.|
|Participant Costs||How are participants defined? How can I budget for their costs?|
|Proposal Writing||How can I improve my chances of getting funding?|
|Advanced Project ID||Do you need access to your funds now? Attend this session to learn how to get your speedkey without having to wait for the contract to be fully executed.|
|PeopleSoft Milestones||How do the PeopleSoft emails help me? How can I best use them?|
|PeopleSoft Reports/Queries||How can PeopleSoft reports and queries help me or my staff monitor grant spending?|
Post-Award/Concluding an Award
|Closeout||Your award is expiring—what closeout steps are there?|
|Subcontract Process||You function as the sponsor on subawards, and this training session discusses the steps required.|
All individuals who have received funding from an external sponsor or who manage funding from an external sponsor will benefit from these sessions. New faculty and staff members are encouraged to attend the live sessions when scheduled.
Please check the Research News & Updates page for announcements concerning other opportunities.
We want to continue to meet the needs of faculty and staff members. To help us do so, please send comments on existing sessions, suggestions for additional sessions, or requests for live sessions to the Compliance & Training Officer.