Proposal Related Training

The Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP) offers a variety of courses for business office staff.  Please browse the list below and register for upcoming courses by clicking the course title.  Additional courses for faculty are offered by the Office of Research Administration, and can be accessed by clicking here.

Course Title Course Description
Introduction to Sponsored Projects Administration This one day program walks attendees through the basics of sponsored projects terminology, and proposal submission to award closeout. Administrators who are new to the profession or have been administering awards for many years and need a refresher are welcome. Class size is limited and registration is required.
Funding/Grantsmanship Training The Funding Resource Center within the Office of Sponsored Projects offers monthly workshops to help faculty and trainees identify funding opportunities for their research and prepare successful, well-targeted grant applications. Presentation materials (handouts, PowerPoint slides) are posted here. Feel free to contact melanie.smith@yale.edu with any questions or for registration cancellations.
Research Compliance Principles for Administrators This half day program is designed to walk attendees through the principles of research compliance concentrating on what business administrators should know about research involving animals, human research studies,conflict of interest, environmental health and safety, and export controls. Class size is limited and registration is required.
Subrecipient Basics and Monitoring - Online The content of this online module addresses the difference between subawards and procurement actions, requirements for establishing and monitoring subawards, and roles and responsibilities of the PI and administrators throughout the subaward process.
Direct Charging of F&A Type Costs on Sponsored Awards - Online This online module is available to participants who are interested in learning more about the direct charging of administrative costs to sponsored awards. The learning objectives for this course are to increase awareness of Yale’s research policies and procedures, provide an understanding of when acceptable exceptions may exist, and provide information on how to appropriately document exceptions.
Proposal Development (PD) Training This course is intended for those who are new to Integrated Research Enterprise Solution (IRES). Additionally, the completion of Introduction to Sponsored Projects Administration is a pre-requisite for this course. This program is offered as two half day sessions and is designed to introduce attendees to Integrated Research Enterprise Solution (IRES) Proposal Development (PD) module. Attendees are required to attend both days and will receive an IRES Overview, Introduction to Proposal Development (PD), Proposal Initiation & Creation (system to system and non-system to system), Basic and Advance Budgeting, Certification & Approval Process Overview, Proposal Creation Workshop Support and a Question and Answer sessions.
Proposal Tracking (PT) Overview Training This course provides an overview of the Integrated Research Enterprise Solution (IRES) Proposal Tracking (PT) search functionality and field level definitions. It will include a series of training scenarios to illustrate how to search for and find pertinent information in the system. This training is auditorium style and does not include hands-on training.
Fundamentals of Export Controls This web delivered course explores Export Control Laws - the laws and regulations which prohibit the unlicensed “export” of certain technologies (information, software, materials and items) to foreign entities.