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Sponsored Research Services

Division of Sponsored Research
Training

The Division of Sponsored Research offers a wide variety of training opportunities for campus faculty, staff, and students. Please click on the links below for additional information:

Federal Contracting and the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) Workshop
April 7 & 8, 2014
For those involved in the administration of sponsored awards, it is important to understand federal contracts and how they are different from grants and financial assistance awards. Sign up today for an informative workshop with Mr. David Mayo, the Director of Sponsored Research at the California Institute of Technology.

CReATE
The Office of the Vice President for Research offers a 2-day intensive overview of the proper administration of grants and contracts each Fall and Spring semester. Although faculty are encouraged to attend, the course “Compliance and Research Administration Training and Education (CReATE)” is especially designed for college/school, departmental, and center/institute staff who manage and administer sponsored research grants and contracts. Please stay tuned to this website for an announcement of when the next CReATE workshop will be held..

FACET
The Office of Institutional Research (IR) and the Division of Sponsored Research (SR) provides training classes each semester on the effort certification process. One class is designed for faculty and the other for staff. Registration is not required.

Sponsored Research Administration Certificate Series
This certificate series offers an opportunity for FSU sponsored projects support staff (central and departmental) to further develop and enhance their knowledge and skills related to the management of sponsored funding.

Lunch & Learn
Classes are offered monthly on special topics related to administrative and financial management of sponsored projects.

On-Demand Training
Let us come to you! We offer training at your site on any sponsored projects topic. Requests may be sent to srs@mailer.fsu.edu.

Training Material
Can't make it to class? Check here to find job aids and other training material on various topics.