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2021 January
Topic Budgets 101
Date/Time Wednesday, January 20, 2021, 9:30–11:30 a.m.
Location Webinar
Summary Do you have questions about budgets and budget related requests to sponsors? This session will discuss the basics of a budget, direct cost, exclusions, base, indirect cost, and F&A calculations. Further discussion will address the basic concepts of offset vs. carryforward, stipend vs. salary, effort vs. salary, cost sharing and rebudgeting requests. Experts from the department and EFM will be on hand, lending to the conversation.
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2021 February
Topic S2S Grants Basics
Date/Time Wednesday, February 17, 2021, 9:00–11:30 a.m.
Location Webinar
Summary This session will provide information to get new users started with the S2S Grants (Cayuse) system for preparation and submission of proposals. Topics include: how to get access to the system, best practices, user resources, and hints and tips. This session is appropriate for individuals responsible for preparation or review of proposals in S2S Grants.
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2021 March
Topic Filling out the EPASS: What is it, when is it required and how to complete
Date/Time Wednesday, March 17, 2021, 9:30–11:30 a.m.
Location Webinar
Summary This session will address the background and purpose of the EPASS. We will review and discuss each section of the EPASS with specific examples of questions from users. This session is appropriate for anyone with responsibility for completing and/or reviewing EPASS forms.
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2021 April
Topic What Constitutes a Complete Proposal Package?
Date/Time Wednesday, April 21, 2021, 9:30–11:00 a.m.
Location Webinar
Summary This session will address elements of a proposal needed to initiate a review. We will review and discuss minimum requirements for review and submission. This session is appropriate for anyone with responsibility for sending proposal materials to OCGA.
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2021 May
Topic Award Processing
Date/Time Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 9:30–11:00 a.m.
Location Webinar
Summary The UCLA Office of Contract & Grant Administration receives and processes nearly 5000 awards per year. This session will address the complexities surrounding the acceptance of an award including: administrative delays due receipt of required internal documents; common problematic terms and conditions; and assuring institutional and sponsor compliance.
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2021 June
Topic Outgoing Subaward Basics
Date/Time Wednesday, June 16, 2021, 9:30–11:00 a.m.
Location Webinar
Summary This session will discuss OCGA's process of Outgoing Subawards. Will address definitions, including distinguishing between a subrecipient and a contractor. Included will be a review of the updated outgoing subaward forms. This session is appropriate for anyone with responsibility for issuing outgoing subawards.
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2021 July
Topic NIH Assist Basics from the Preparers Perspective
Date/Time Wednesday, July 21, 2021, 9:30–11:00 a.m.
Location Webinar
Summary This session will provide a preparer’s perspective on how to utilize NIH’s proprietary proposal submission system (ASSIST) for Multi-Project Applications (MPA). It is suggested that attendees acquaint themselves with the SF424 sections 4, 5 & 9 along with the FOA prior to class. This session will address basic functions of the system along with hints and tips for the department preparers and PIs to employ, ensuring an on-time compliant (error-free) application.
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