Training

The following training opportunities are available to Northwestern University administrators. They are recommended for those who handle sponsored research projects.

Introduction to Salary Cost Transfers Online Mini Course
This Financial Operations online course provides training on the appropriate situations and methods for salary cost transfers on sponsored projects.

Introduction to Effort Reporting Online Mini Course
This Financial Operations online course provides training on effort reporting and certification.

FFRA Training: Including New Online Self-Paced Courses
Finance Facilities and Research Administraiton (FFRA) offers sequences of introductory, intermediate, and advanced training courses for various university business roles. Some courses are periodic and require registration. Some courses are self-paced and online. ASRSP recommends the Grants and Reporting curriculums. Get started with FMS114: Reading Cognos Reports online!

Office for Research - Training page
This collection of research related training links by the Office for Research includes Animal Subject Research Training, Grantsmanship Training, Human Subjects Research Training, Research Safety Training, and Responsible Conduct of Research Training.

Research Administration Training
This quarterly Office of Research Integrity course provides training on research administration at Northwestern University.

NCURA Training Videos
The National Council of University Research Administrators has produced a series of training videos available for free on their YouTube channel.