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NCURA Training

May 11, 2011: ABC's of Federal Cost Principles

Time: 1 - 4:30 p.m.
Location: NOA 5.318
Class Size Limit: 35
Cost: Free

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OMB Circulars and other costing principles establish guidelines for determining costs applicable to grants, contracts, and other agreements from governmental agencies to educational institutions (A-21) non-profit organizations (A-122) and hospitals (OASC3). The principles are designed to provide that the federal government bear its fair share of total costs within defined parameters and with some exceptions. As federal audit activity increases and budget challenges face universities and the federal government, it is even more critical that research administrators understand the principles provided by the Circulars in order to appropriately fund research and other sponsored programs.

Learning Objectives

Participants will develop a better understanding of, and a resource toolkit for addressing, the following aspects of contract negotiation:

Facilitator Available

At the end of the program, a member of OSP’s team will be available for 30 minutes of to answer questions.

Reference Materials Archive1

Note: DVDs for 2007 and 2009 NCURA programs are available. Contact OSP_RIS@austin.utexas.edu for more information.

June 15, 2010: Non-Financial Research Compliance

March 23, 2010: Critical Issues for the Department Administrator

January 26, 2010: Managing Financial Requirement of Awards

September 15, 2009 Subrecipient Monitoring: Assessing Risk

June 9, 2009 F&A Rates for the Non-Accountant

March 10, 2009- Cost Sharing: Why No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

January 2009 - Audits and the Audit Process

September 9, 2008 - Good Customer Service for Research Administrators: How to Support the Research Endeavor at Your Institution

June 10, 2008 - Complex Agreements

March 11, 2008 - Effective Proposal Development

January 22, 2008 - Managing Cost Issues

September 11, 2007 - A Survivor's Guide of Key Concepts and Principles

June 12, 2007 - Conflict of Interest: How to Spot and Manage It

March 6, 2007 - Effort Reporting

January 23, 2007 - Sponsored Projects Essentials

1. Program schedules are taken from NCURA site as a convenience and some links may not be current.