Upcoming Trainings for Research Administrators - November/December 2021

November 15, 2021
Please be aware of three exciting training opportunities for Research Administrators being offered in November/December 2021. 

Audits: Request and Documentation

Date/Time/Format: November 17th, 2021 /2:00pm- 3:00pm / Live Virtual Training

Description: This session is for research administrators who would like to gain knowledge of audit requests and what actions are needed when you are audited. We will cover the work flow of audits, the types of audit requests one may receive as well as requested documentation to support costs. During this presentation, we will demonstrate differences in work flow and documentation requested between U.S. audits and International audits through examples. This will provide foundational knowledge and begin to advance participants understanding in how to approach an audit request.
Audience: Research Administrators

Please register for this session through the Harvard Training Portal.


Financial Award Management

Date/Time/Format: Wednesday, December 1, 2021/ 10:00am to 12:00pm/ Online Zoom Course/Webinar

Description: This course was developed to help research administrators effectively apply cost principles to manage sponsored awards. In this session participants will:

  • Utilize internal financial systems (GMAS, HART) to confirm compliance to sponsor terms and internal policies
  • Take appropriate steps to review, analyze, and, in cases of non-compliance, move costs.
  • Identify the differences between journals and cost transfers

Audience: Research Administrators, Grant Managers, Research Portfolio Managers
Registration: Please register through the Harvard Training Portal.


Ethics and Accountability - Financial Management Course 

The Office of Risk Management & Audit Services is excited to announce Open Enrollment for the Ethics and Accountability - Financial Management Course.

In this dynamic virtual workshop, you will explore the world of fiduciary responsibility, internal controls, and detecting fraud in the workplace. Intended for new hires, staff with new financial management roles, or those interested in a refresher, the next session is Wednesday, December 8, 2021 from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm.

Please visit the Harvard Training Portal for more information about the course and/or to enroll.