Improving Efficiency for Grant Support Systems

Last updated December 22, 2015

Improving Efficiency for Grant Support Systems

Last updated December 22, 2015

Overview

Examine a model for pre-award grant support that can drastically improve efficiency. You will learn how the University of Arizona has seen success by embedding grant and contract managers within specific departments. Working alongside department business officers, these grant managers have provided oversight and consistency to the process while greatly cutting costs. Join us to learn how you can adapt this model to your unique institutional context.

Who should attend?

Faculty and leaders working in academic research as well as grant and contract managers are encouraged to attend this program together as they review their grant support processes. Chiefs of staff and business office managers are also encouraged to attend.

Agenda

  • Identifying the Problem
  • Early Wins
  • How the Embed System Works
  • Impacts on Efficiency, Costs, Staffing, and Post-Award Processes
  • Ideas for the Future of the Embed System
  • Tools That You Can Use
  • Questions