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Fall 2013 Office of Sponsored Projects Training Schedule

10/08/2013 · No Comments

Erika Waday, Information and Training Specialist in the Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP), is offering the following training classes during the Fall 2013 semester. New this semester are classes offered through WebCampus with the utilization of Collaborate, a virtual classroom that allows participants to attend training sessions from their desktop computer or mobile device. To register for the classes below, please visit the Professional Development and Training Workshop Registration page.    

Course: InfoEd SPIN and GENIUS Training

Course Description: The Office of Sponsored Projects is implementing the InfoEd grants management software suite which will be used by UNR faculty and staff to manage grant activities. Attendees of this training session will receive instruction for two areas of InfoEd: SPIN (the world’s leading funding opportunity database) and GENIUS (the investigator profile tool).

Course Offerings:

Date              Time                                          Location

10/17              10:30 am – 12:00 pm                KC IDL 414

10/24              10:30 am – 12:00 pm                WebCampus

11/14               1:00 pm – 2:30 pm                     KC IDL 414

11/22               1:00 pm – 2:30 pm                    WebCampus

12/5                 9:00 am – 10:30 am                  KC IDL 414

12/12               9:00 am – 10:30 am                  WebCampus


Course: Grant Proposal Budget Preparation

Course Description: Topics covered in this one-hour class will include why we prepare a budget, who uses the budget, how to prepare a budget, what types of expenses are allowable and which expenses are typically not allowable, how to write a budget narrative and a brief discussion on cost sharing/matching.

Course Offerings:

Date              Time                                          Location

10/16               9:00 am – 10:00 am                 WRB 2024

10/30              2:30 pm – 3:30 pm                    WebCampus

11/7                 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm                    WebCampus

11/27              9:00 am – 10:00 am                   WRB 2024


Course: Preparing Modular Budgets for Grant Proposals

Course Description: This one-hour class will include a complete discussion of modular budget preparation for grant proposal submission to the National Institutes of Health. Topics covered will include when to use the modular budget and how to build a modular budget and personnel justification.

Date              Time                                          Location

10/23               9:00 am – 10:00 am                 WRB 2024

11/13                2:00 pm – 3:00 pm                   WebCampus

11/20               9:00 am – 10:00 am                  WRB 2024

12/11                11:00 am – 12:00 pm                WebCampus


KC IDL = Knowledge Center, Instructional Design Lab

WRB = William J. Raggio Building

Categories: Budget Preparation · InfoEd · Proposal Preparation · Training