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Research Administrators Education Opportunities

Sponsored Program Services (SPS) is developing a comprehensive research administration education program.  The program will include in-person interactive learning experiences, video tutorials, reference guides, and other workshops and events meant to provide support and professional development for research administrators, faculty, and students involved in research.

As the program develops, opportunities will be listed below.  Please send any suggestions or comments to brenda.lowther@uchc.edu.

UConn Health Funding Module Training – Account Management System

Pertains to UConn Health Faculty and Staff members who use the Account Management System (AMS).

This 10 minute video explains the funding module available in the (AMS).  Faculty and Staff can use this video to learn how to navigate the AMS system to find the information needed to manage their awards.  Please contact ersadmin@uchc.edu for questions regarding the AMS system.  For questions regarding any UConn or UConn Health Training, please contact brenda.lowther@uchc.edu.

Federal Costing Principles Interactive Learning Experience

In this three hour interactive learning experience, research administrators will engage in activities designed to help them:

  • confidently explain the importance of Uniform Guidance in research administration
  • evaluate federal costs against Uniform Guidance requirements to ensure compliance
  • make informed and accurate costing decisions using Uniform Guidance requirements as the foundation
  • make use of available UConn/UConn Health resources for questions and assistance

This learning experience will be presented in-person on both the Storrs and Farmington campuses in January 2019.  Exact dates and times, as well as registration information, will be posted here when available.

For questions regarding any UConn or UConn Health Training, please contact brenda.lowther@uchc.edu.

Subaward Procedures from Proposal to Closeout – An Interactive Learning Experience

In this three hour interactive learning experience, research administrators will engage in activities designed to help them:

  • accurately evaluate, compile, prepare, and submit subaward documentation for a proposal
  • accurately evaluate, compile, prepare, and submit documentation for new subaward or an amendment
  • confidently explain the roll of the PI, the department administrator, and Sponsored Program Services from proposal to closeout
  • make use of available UConn/UConn Health resources for questions and assistance

This learning experience will be presented in-person on both the Storrs and Farmington campuses in February 2019.  Exact dates and times, as well as registration information, will be posted here when available.

For questions regarding any UConn or UConn Health Training, please contact brenda.lowther@uchc.edu.

Account Monitoring and Management Interactive Learning Experience

In this three hour interactive learning experience, research administrators will engage in activities designed to help them:

  • effectively monitor and manage sponsored program accounts to facilitate speedy processing of account activities and reduce the need for cost transfers
  • make informed and accurate account management decisions using UConn/UConn Health requirements as the foundation
  • make use of available UConn/UConn Health resources for questions and assistance

This learning experience will be presented in-person on both the Storrs and Farmington campuses in March 2019.  Exact dates and times, as well as registration information, will be posted here when available.

For questions regarding any UConn or UConn Health Training, please contact brenda.lowther@uchc.edu.