All of us have compliance responsibilities.  Many of these depend upon our the roles we occupy.  UAB offers a broad array of training program, on various compliance topics in various formats, to best fit individual needs.  Use this decision tree to determine what kind of training is required for you based on your research role. Below is a sampling of web-based programs available to the UAB community.  If you believe that you or your department would benefit from more customized training, please contact the University Compliance Office.  We are eager to help you satisfy your specific learning objectives.


Responsible Conduct of Research:

 

Effort Reporting: 

Course Title

Description

Target Audience

Effort Reporting: Responsible Fiscal Management of Sponsored Projects

Search and register for the course through the UAB Faculty & Staff Learning System.*

This online course introduces UAB employees to the policy and procedures established at UAB regarding responsible fiscal management of sponsored projects through effort reporting.

Required of all UAB Project Employees (employees who must certify effort on sponsored projects) and for Departmental Effort Officers (DEOs)*

Effort Reporting: From New to Certified

Search and register for the course through the UAB Faculty & Staff Learning System.*

This hands-on, instructor-led class is presented in a computer lab. The topics covered include managing labor distribution (LD) using burst reports, system tools and system forms. Other topics covered are the effort report workflow, effort report document statuses, notification action buttons, document locator, view effort report extract, salary reclass form, and viewing salary distributions by period and document. Registration is required before attending.

Strongly Recommended for DEOs and others responsible for tracking Effort Reports or verifying quarterly effort report accuracy

Approving or Certifying Effort Reports

Search and register for the course through the UAB Faculty & Staff Learning System.*

This hands-on, individualized, 30-minute clinic is held in a computer lab and covers the process of approving or certifying effort reports, including access to the document through the personal worklist and the information available using the "View Previous Effort Reports" menu option. Registration is required before attending.

Recommended for anyone who certifies or approves Effort Reports

 


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If you attempt to register in the new system and are told that you are not listed or found, you may be considered a student. Please contact Fredia Fuller Dillard at eteacher@uab.edu for more information.