Grants Management:
Reporting from A to Z

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A major fraction of federal funding from agencies such as the NSF and NIH are for salaries and wages. The grantees must provide assurance that their effort reporting systems are reliable in reasonably supporting these charges. Unfortunately, PIs responsibilities in the area of effort reporting aren’t always clear.

Among the biggest challenges PIs face are not knowing what and when to report, how and who should certify, summer salary regulations, and how to effectively collaborate with the grants management or sponsored programs office. To make matters worse, auditors have relentlessly focused on this issue in recent years.

During this insightful webinar, your expert presenter, Dr. Michael Lesiecki, clearly defines the PIs effort reporting responsibilities, provides an insider’s look into the audit process to help in knowing what to do when the auditor comes, reveals collaboration tactics with the institution to ensure compliance, and much more. Direct examples from major universities will be shared. Walk-away with the tools to effectively utilize an existing effort reporting system and discover how to set flags to help you identify problems or the need to take corrective action.

5 Key Take-Aways:

  • A clear understanding of the PIs responsibilities in the area of effort reporting
  • Identification of potential problems and issues associated with effort reporting
  • Options for setting up a robust effort reporting system and validating it
  • What you should know and do at the beginning, during the project and if the auditor comes
  • How to effectively work with the grants accounting, grants management and sponsored research offices (they are not the bad guys)

Who Should Attend:

PI’s, Research Teams, Grants Management, Sponsored Program Office and Administrative personnel. This series can and will catalyze a strong working relationship with grants accounting, grants management, research and the PI’s team.

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Meet Your Presenter:

Michael Lesiecki, PhD, is the principal investigator for a large grant from the National Science Foundation’s Advanced Technological Education program. He has 27 peer-reviewed journal publications and one patent. He received his PhD in Physical Chemistry from Oregon State University. He was a Research Professor at the University of Utah and an Associate Professor at the University of Puerto Rico. At Exxon Research and Engineering, Dr. Lesiecki worked as a Senior Scientist and at Candela Laser Corporation he was the Director of the Bioscience Division. He authored successful NIH Small Business Innovation Research proposals at Candela. Dr. Lesiecki currently serves on proposal review committees for the NSF, Department of Education and Department of Labor.

This Webinar presentation is brought to you as a training tool by the Principal Investigators Association, which is an independent organization. The presentation, tools presented and their contents are not connected with the National Institutes of Health (NIH), nor are they endorsed by this agency. All views expressed are those personally held by the presenter and are not official government policies or opinions.