Research Administration Training and Education: March and April 2020 classes

Research Administration Training and Education (RATE) is offering four classes in March and April 2020. RATE connects research administrators and others working in support of the research mission with a variety of learning experiences and resources.

Clinical Trials 1: Pre-Award Administration

Clinical Trials 1: Pre-Award Administration
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Rood Family Pavilion (RPV) Room C 1205

There are many elements unique to managing clinical trial funding. It is essential to develop a thorough understanding of all key components in the financial life cycle of clinical trials and use key tools for successfully planning and managing these finances. This course addresses pre-award considerations.

Topics Covered:

  • OHSU policies and guidance relating to a clinical trial budget
  • Clinical trial budget preparation
  • Payment schedules of industry-sponsored clinical trials
  • Setup of accounts such as OGA and Industrial accounts
  • Third party payer approvals

Prerequisite:

Participants are required to have completed eCRIS Training before registering for this class. ​​

Who should attend?

  • Administrators in clinical research departments
  • Clinical study coordinators
  • Clinical research administrative staff
  • Anyone planning, coordinating, or managing industry clinical trial finances

How will you benefit?

  • Address budgeting issues unique to clinical trials
  • Set up accounts and procedures for appropriate charging
  • Discern the difference between awarded amount and budget

RATE Clinical Trials 2: Post-Award Administration

Clinical Trials 2: Post-Award Administration
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Rood Family Pavilion (RPV) Room B 1215

There are many elements unique to managing clinical trial funding. It is essential to develop a thorough understanding of all key components in the financial life cycle of clinical trials and use key tools for successfully planning and managing these finances. This course addresses post-award considerations.

Topics Covered:

  • eCRIS and Oracle Grants Accounting (OGA) for invoicing and cash management
  • Clinical trial award setup process
  • Data housed in OGA
  • Posting appropriate expenses
  • Preparation for financial closeout
  • Setup and management of post-closing Program Development Accounts (PDAs)

Prerequisite:

Participants are required to have completed eCRIS Training before registering for this class. ​​

Who should attend?

  • Administrators in clinical research departments
  • Clinical study coordinators
  • Clinical research administrative staff
  • Anyone planning, coordinating, or managing industry clinical trial finances

How will you benefit?

  • Address budgeting issues unique to clinical trials
  • Set up accounts and procedures for appropriate charging
  • Discern the difference between awarded amount and budget
  • Understand the significance of OGA end and close dates
  • Confidently handle cash and invoicing
  • Manage expenses and deficits
  • Prepare for financial closeout
  • Set up and manage PDAs

RATE Essentials of Grant Administration

RATE Essentials of Grant Administration
Tuesday, April 14, 21 and 28, 2020
Three hours each day from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Rood Family Pavilion (RPV) Room B 1215 (4.14, 4.28)
Rood Family Pavilion (RPV) Room C 1205 (4.21)

RATE Essentials of Grant Administration provides a comprehensive overview of grant administration at OHSU from the very first steps of finding funding all the way to publishing and closeout. A number of topic experts help paint the big picture of grant administration in this course.

Topics Covered:

  • Searching for funding
  • Basic budget preparation
  • Just-in-time requests
  • Research Integrity compliance and approvals
  • NIH policy and Uniform Guidance
  • OPAM forms, reporting requirements and closeout
  • Public access and publishing

Who should attend?

Any member of the Research Mission who in some way supports federal grant administration.

InfoEd: for Grants.gov submissions

InfoEd: for Grants.gov submissions
Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020
8:30 a.m. to noon
BICC, room 122

InfoEd’s Proposal Development module is required for preparing grants.gov and non-grants.gov submissions that go through the Office of Proposal and Award Management (OPAM). The electronic Proposed Project Questionnaire (ePPQ) is completed within InfoEd for both grants.gov and non-grants.gov submissions.

Walk step-by-step through the process of creating and routing an NIH R01 proposal in this hands-on computer lab course. Learn to prepare and route non-R01 proposals as well. After building the proposal, you will learn to complete and appropriately route an ePPQ.

Who should attend?

Anyone in the Research Mission who submits proposals and/or ePPQs.

Prerequisite: 

RATE InfoEd Overview

 

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