The following courses are offered by Sponsored Programs and Post Award Financial Operations. If you would like specific systems training, such as SAP or Business Warehouse (BW), then please see the BU Works site for training opportunities.
Introduction to Sponsored Research for new Department Administrators
Foundational 2-Day training workshop for Department Administrators who are new to managing awards.
Register now for our next course: March 24-25, 2020
This course is ideal for those who are new to sponsored research at BU, or who will be taking on new grant management responsibilities and need a refresher.
The course is held twice a year.
Sponsored Research Revealed Series
We are developing in-depth training on topics such as The term Effort is used for persons charged to Sponsored Res... More, cost share, cost transfers, and subrecipient monitoring. These sessions will be 2-3 hour long workshop style classes, made up of case studies and hands on activities.
Register for Effort Revealed, April 3, 2020.
Cost Share sessions coming soon!
This 1-hour training session is relevant for all departments, schools, and colleges and includes the importance of regularly reviewing transactions posted to fund centers, high risk transactions, plus tips and guidance including reviewing sponsored research accounts and gift and endowment accounts.
Coffee with Colleagues Series
Research Support runs this conversational series which covers a wide variety of research-related topics. See our Coffee with Colleagues page for upcoming and previous sessions.
Training by request
Post Award Onboarding for new DAs
An informal meeting to learn about the Post Award Financial Operations team, for new starters.
<p>It’s an informal 1:1 with the Post Award Financial Operations PAFO assists faculty and ... Training Manager, who will introduce the DA to what PAFO does, useful contacts, and our suite of resources and guidance materials. This is helpful for both DAs working solely on the post award side of grants, and those who would just like a more holistic view of the research lifecycle.</p>
<p>Please reach out to Jennifer Rogers at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a meeting.</p>
<p>View the <a href=”http://www.bu.edu/researchsupport/training-how-to/pafo-onboarding-pack/”>PAFO Onboarding pack here</a>.
PAFO Lunch & Learn
PAFO is also able to come to your School or Department team meeting and give a high level overview of the department and discuss any specific questions or areas of concern. Please contact Jen Rogers to arrange for this.