Training Resources

REDE provides training for research administrators in various formats.

If you have specific requests or needs not found below, please contact us.

Chrome River Approvers Training

This series is an introduction to approving charges for sponsored programs for Chrome River approvers.

Registration for this training can be found in Cornerstone and the Slide Handouts can be downloaded here.

Basics for Departmental Researchers (BDRA) Series

This series focuses on skills needed by staff “at the elbow” of faculty investigators. These personnel generally have multiple operational responsibilities – many of them not specific to sponsored projects. Emphasis is placed on immediate functional impact instead of upon broad theoretical premises.

For more information, see the BDRA Series page.

NCURA Life Cycle of Research Administration Series

The following Cornerstone courses provide a comprehensive discussion of a major phase of the research administration lifecycle.
Preaward & Budgeting
Proposal Development
Award Negotiation & Acceptance
Award Monitoring & Management

Single Topic Training Sessions

Each of the sessions listed below is a stand alone presentation in which experts address specific topics relevant to research administration.
Export Controls: The Basics Research Administrators Need to Know
Internal Controls for Research Administrators
Managing Research in an International Environment
Overview of Research Terms and Conditions
Compensation Compliance Under Uniform Guidance
- Slides
Navigating the Revisions to the Uniform Guidance
Audits – What’s Hot
- Slides
Avoiding “Returned Without Review”
- Slides
- NIH Checklist
- Webinar Resources
Dos and Don'ts of Participant Support Costs
- Slides
Developing Compelling Budget Justifications
- Slides
What PI Transfers Are All About!
- Slides
- Sample Checklist 1
- Sample Checklist 2
Cost Share: Tackling the Challenges
- Slides
Preparation of NIH Research Performance Progress Report (RPPRs)
- Slides
OMB Agency Update (NCURA - 17 March 2022)
- Slides
NIH Agency Update (NCURA - 17 March 2022)
- Slides
NSF Agency Update (NCURA - 17 March 2022)
- Slides
ORCID and the OSTP Guidance on NSPM-33 (NCURA - 26 May 2022)
- Slides
NCURA - the Latest in Audits
- Slides
Subawards: Assessment, Approval, and Monitoring
- Slides

Effort Training

The presentations below relate to ECU’s effort reporting processes.
530.01 – Effort: Pre-Review No Changes Training
530.02 – Effort: Pre-Review Cost-Share Training
530.03 – Effort: Pre-Review Cost Transfer Training
530.03b – Effort: Pre-Review Cost Transfer >90 Days Training
530.04 – Effort: How to Certify Your Effort Form
530.05 – Effort: Departmental Coordinator Training

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