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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:

SPEAR Workshop

Sponsored Research Administration provides two full-day workshops that follow the life cycle of a sponsored project from funding announcement through close-out of the award. The information and activities are geared toward employees that are new to or have little experience working with sponsored projects.

Sponsored Projects Education and Resources (SPEAR) Workshop for Pre-Award: This one-day workshop is geared for NEW departmental staff who work with sponsored projects and will follow the life cycle of a sponsored project through the Pre-Award process. We will review the proposal documents, such as the funding announcement, the budget and budget justification, transmittal form, and all agency required documents. We will discuss the tasks associated with collaborations such as the documents required and the subrecipient/contractor determination. We will review the award set-up process and the non-financial post-award activities, such as no-cost time extensions, rebudgeting, etc. It is a largely hands-on workshop and each participant will have their own computer to complete the activities online. The information and activities will be geared toward employees that have little to no experience working on sponsored projects.

Sponsored Projects Education and Resources (SPEAR) Workshop for Post-Award: This one-day workshop is geared toward NEW departmental staff that work with sponsored projects and will follow a sponsored project from the awarded contract or grant through the closeout process. It is largely a hands-on workshop that will include Uniform Guidance, Financial Management of projects, Cost Sharing, Re-budgeting, Subaward Risk Assessment/Monitoring, and Project Closeout.  Each participant will have their own computer to follow along with the demonstrations.  The information and activities will be geared toward employees that have little to no experience working on sponsored projects.

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. For more information about series please click here. The courses will be offered several times throughout the year, a schedule of classes can be found here. Additional information concerning the Series can be found on the HR Training website.

On-Demand Training

Let us come to you! We offer training at your site on any sponsored projects topic. Requests may be sent to SRA-Pre@fsu.edu.

Research Email Subscription Services

OMNI User Manual

For additional training information and job aids visit our training page.

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FACET Training Presentation Materials

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Sponsored Research Administration
874 Traditions Way
Tallahassee, FL 32306-4166
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Ph: (850) 644-5260
Fax: (850) 644-1464
Pre Award: SRA-Pre@fsu.edu

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