Workshops Fall 2014

Introduction to the SJSU Research Foundation and Pre-Award Service
September 18, 2014

Location: MLK Library, Room 255/257
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Each year hundreds of funding agencies partner with the Research Foundation to engage SJSU faculty and other university specialists in basic and applied research, public service and community projects, consulting, and other specialized educational activities. This workshop will focus on how the Research Foundation is organized to help you locate and apply for external funding, and how to explore potential partnerships within the academic community. Learn how the SJSU Research Foundation, University Advancement, and the Office of Graduate Studies and Research work together to enable and promote externally-funded programs.

Intro to the SJSU Research Foundation and Pre-Award Services

 

Online Proposal Creation and Automatic Routing
October 9, 2014

Location: MLK Library, Room 255/257
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Join the Office of Sponsored Programs Pre-Award team for this hands-on look at the proposal creation, routing, and submittal system for grant and contract proposals for external funding. Topics covered include a system overview, log-on process, budget development, document upload, and automatic routing. Whether you are working on a proposal now or plan to in the future, this workshop will give you a head start on proposal development and expedient routing.

Online Proposal Creation and Automatic Routing
Cayuse Proposal Summary 
Proposal Certification Form
Cayuse Quick Reference
Cayuse FAQs

 

Managing Your Externally-Funded Project
November 13, 2014

Location: MLK Library, Room 255/257
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Now that a sponsor has funded your project you are ready to get started, but you suddenly realize you have questions about funds management and project administration. How do I manage my budget successfully? How do I recruit and hire staff for my project? What about compliance issues? Animal subjects or human subjects? Labor laws? How do I obtain travel approval? How do I purchase supplies for my project or pay my vendors? This informative workshop will cover essential elements of externally-funded project administration from beginning to end. Meet the knowledgeable SJSU Research Foundation administrators who will support you throughout the lifecycle of your project including members from Post-Award, Accounts Payable, and Human Resources.

Managing Your Funded Projects
Enterprise Contract (Business) 2014
Enterprise Contract (Personal) 2014 
Staffing and Termination Process and Resource Guide
Independent Contractor Classification Compliance

 

Industry Agreements-Do's and Don'ts
December 3, 2014

Location: MLK Library, Room 255/257
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Faculty and industry have a long history of successful collaboration. Essential components to the partnership are communication and funding agreements that all parties approve. This workshop provides a summary of checklists for actions you can take and agreements that can be developed to approach potential partners and move forward with collaborations successfully.

Industry Agreements - Do's and Don'ts
Application of Fringe Benefits Rate Chart
Facilities and Administrative (F&A) Rate Chart