Training and Workshops 2013-2014
The Grants & Contracts Office is pleased to announce the 2013-2014 workshops and trainings schedule. Workshop descriptions are listed below. Unless otherwise noted, all trainings and workshops will be hosted in LRC 109. If you have any questions about the workshops or if you have a suggestion for a workshop or training you would be interested in attending, please contact Kristin Beck.
New Faculty "Tech Talks"
Friday, Sept. 6, 2013
This informal workshop provides the NMU community opportunity to meet with new faculty and learn about their scholarly interests.
The Pre-award Process
Friday, Sept. 20, 2013
This workshop is designed as an introduction to the pre-award process. Investigators will learn how to review the award solicitation for key terms and submission tips. This workshop will also provide an overview of the internal compliance process when submitting proposals to external sponsors.
Introduction to Proposal Writing
Internal: Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, 12-2 p.m.
External: Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, 12-2 p.m.
This two-session workshop addresses the basics of writing proposals for internal and external awards and sponsorship. The role of the Grants & Contract Office in facilitation of proposal submission will be discussed along with strategies for using internal support as seed money for future external funding.
The Ins and Outs of Review Committees
Friday, Jan. 17, 2014
This workshop will include presentations and Q & A with faculty experienced with serving on external review committees. Topics will include an examination of what committees look for in winning proposals.
Friday, Feb. 21, 2014
This workshop will provide investigators an overview of ethical issues and university and federal requirements they may encounter while managing a research program.
Friday, March 21, 2013
This workshop will be hosted in collaboration with the Controller’s Office. This workshop will prepare investigators for grant management and compliance.