OSP Faculty Training

The purpose of this training is to familiarize faculty and other project directors with a number of considerations related to the administration of sponsored projects. While business office staff will carry out many of the tasks, the Principal Investigator ultimately has the responsibility to assure that project funds are expended according to Univeristy and sponsor requirements.

To see an overview of all trainings visit OSP Educational Opportunities.

Questions? Contact: osp.trainings@yale.edu

This short video reviews the rules regarding mandatory cost-sharing, voluntary cost sharing, voluntary uncommitted cost sharing, in-kind/matching and charging effort commitments to an award.

Watch the video (Self-paced video, approx 5 minutes.)
Audience: Those involved in the administration of sponsored projects

This online module explores Export Control Laws, the laws and regulations which prohibit the unlicensed “export” of certain technologies (information, software, materials and other items) to foreign entities.

To successfully complete this course you’ll need to pass the Export Controls quiz, a link to the quiz can be found at the end of the online training course.

Online training (VPN required)
Audience: Those involved in the administration of sponsored projects

The FDA provides a number of resources for clinical investigators.

Visit the FDA’s Training and Continuing Education website to view FDA training and resources.

The Office of Sponsored Project in conjunction with the Office of Research Administration offers monthly sessions and workshops to help faculty and trainees identify funding opportunities for their research and prepare successful, well-targeted grant applications.

View all funding and grantsmanship training programs.

Visit the OSP Funding Opportunities site to view the Calendar of Research Funding Opportunities and upcoming deadlines for submissions.

For questions regarding these offerings please contact: osp.trainings@yale.edu

This short video reviews the steps for viewing, tracking and approving an award proposal in the IRES PD system including accessing the reviewer dashboard, viewing the proposal documents, completing the certification statement and submitting the proposal.

Start the video (6.5 minutes)

Would you like to learn about the ins and outs of NIH Funding?  NIH and the Office of Extramural Research (OER) have made podcasts available that feature conversations between NIH staff members. The podcasts are generally no longer than 20 minutes in length and are designed for investigators, fellows, students, research administrators, and others who may be curious about the application and award process.

Visit the “All About Grants” podcast website to listen to podcasts or to subscribe to the service.

This short video reviews the eligibility requirements for becoming a Principal Investigator (PI), including employee status, eligible ranks, required training, Patent Policy Acknowledgement Agreement (PPAA) certification, and required documents.

View the video (self-paced, approx 5-10 minutes)
Audience: Those involved in the administration of sponsored projects and interested in becoming a PI

This module provides faculty with a comprehensive understanding of a number of considerations related to the financial administration of sponsored projects.  While business managers and business office staff carry out many of the tasks discussed in this module, the Principal Investigator (PI) ultimately has the responsibility to assure that project funds are expended according to University and sponsor requirements.

To successfully complete this course, you’ll need to review the online course and pass the Sponsored Projects Administration for Faculty online self-assessment quiz.

Online training module
Quiz - can also be accessed at the end of the online training module.
Audience: Required training for Faculty and PIs involved in the administration of sponsored projects
Questions: osp.trainings@yale.edu

This online module is designated for lab staff and lab staff managers identified by business offices as having a responsibility for purchasing goods and services for a sponsored award. It is designed to raise awareness of University and sponsor policies and regulations and introduce the attendee to tools that support the management of sponsored projects. Topics covered include roles and responsibilities, allowability of costs, allocating allowable costs, purchasing strategies, travel charges, and record retention.

To successfully complete this course, you’ll need to take the online training and pass the online quiz.

Quiz
Online training
Preview the class presentation
Audience: Lab staff responsible for purchasing