With the recent announcement of UAB’s cancellation of in-person classes and non-essential university meetings, gatherings and events on campus, all OSP training sessions (except computer lab sessions) will be held virtually until further notice. If you have registered for an upcoming session, you will receive a Zoom invitation by email for the session. Computer lab sessions will be postponed until further notice.

Note: A Zoom account isn't required to attend a meeting. Anyone can join a meeting using the Zoom mobile apps or desktop applications for Windows and Mac. For information on how to use Zoom and the desktop applications or mobile apps, please see the links below:
Also note that if you do not have a computer speaker and/or earbuds/headphones, you can call in with your phone to hear the audio. The phone number(s) will be included in the email invitation.

To attend any of these training sessions, registration is required in the UAB Campus Learning System. You can find courses by doing the following:

  1. From welcome screen, scroll down to Research/Regulatory/Compliance courses and click “See Content,” and
  2. Scroll down to Office of Sponsored Programs catalog where you can browse and enroll in courses.

The instructor for OSP Training Courses is Debbie Graves, OSP Training Coordinator. If you have questions, please contact Debbie.
[ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | (205) 934-1408 ]

Course List

 

Course Details

Course NameCourse DescriptionNext Session(s)Prerequisite(s)
Overview of Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) Submission Process
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This course is designed for those who are new to sponsored programs or new to UAB. This one-hour introductory course gives participants a general overview of OSP and helps them understand the submission process, including the benefits of submitting proposals early.

Sept. 3
9:30 - 10:30

Nov. 4
9:30 - 10:30

None
Extramural Support Checklist
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At this session you can learn how to complete the checklist and the importance of a fully completed and signed checklist. We will also discuss how to avoid delays in processing your submission as well.

Sept. 3
10:30 - 11:30

Nov. 4
10:30 - 11:30

None
​NIH Just-In-Time (JIT) Procedures and Other Support
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​This session gives an overview of the submission process for JIT/OS documentation. Some of the topics we will cover include: when to upload JIT/OS information, what information is required, where to upload JIT/OS information, how to upload documentation, when/how to notify OSP that JIT/OS is ready for submission.

Oct. 8
9:30 - 10:30
 

​None
NIH ASSIST Single-Project Proposal Process
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This training course demonstrates how to use the NIH ASSIST system to initiate and prepare a single-project proposal. This session gives participants an overview of the process including requirements for using ASSIST, how to initiate and prepare a proposal, how to add optional forms, how to preview an application, and how to validate an application. After completing this course, participants can also attend follow-up courses including a lab to practice using ASSIST and NIH ASSIST Multi-Project Proposal Process.

Sept. 2
9:30 - 10:30

Oct. 15
9:30 - 10:30

Nov. 11
9:30 - 10:30

None
NIH ASSIST Single-Project Proposal Lab
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This is a hands-on workshop in a computer lab where participants can practice working on a single-project proposal. TBD (on-campus course)
 
NIH ASSIST Single-Project Proposal Process
NIH ASSIST Multi-Project Proposal Process
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This course demonstrates how to use the NIH ASSIST system to initiate and prepare a multi-project proposal. This session is a follow-up course to the NIH ASSIST Single-Project Proposal Process introductory course that is also offered. This session gives participants an overview of how to prepare a multi-project proposal in ASSIST. We also offer a hands-on workshop in a computer lab where participants can practice working on a multi-project proposal after completing this course.

Sept. 2
10:30 - 11:30

Oct. 15
10:30 - 11:30

Nov. 11
10:30 - 11:30

NIH ASSIST Single-Project Proposal Process
NIH ASSIST Multi-Project Proposal Lab
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This is a hands-on workshop in a computer lab where participants can practice working on a multi-project proposal. TBD (on-campus course)
 
NIH ASSIST Multi-Project Proposal Process
NIH Progress Reports (RPPRs)
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This session is an introduction to NIH Progress Reports. This course covers submission requirements and how to submit NIH Progress Reports. Oct. 7
9:30 - 10:30
 
None
NIH Final Closeout Reports (F-RPPRs)
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At this session, you can learn about the requirements and how to submit NIH Final Closeout Reports. Oct. 7
10:30 - 11:30
 
NIH Progress Reports
NSF FastLane Proposal Process
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This training course demonstrates how to use NSF FastLane to initiate, prepare, and submit a proposal. Oct. 21
9:30 - 10:30
None
Workspace Proposal Process
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This training course demonstrates how to use the Grants.gov Workspace portal to initiate and prepare a proposal. This session gives participants an overview of the process. After completing this course, participants can also attend a follow-up course this month to practice using Workspace in the computer lab.

Sept. 9
9:30 - 10:30

Oct. 22
10:30 - 11:30

Nov. 18
9:30 - 10:30

OSP Training Videos for Grants.gov Workspace are available.

None
Workspace Proposal Lab
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This is a hands-on workshop in a computer lab where participants can practice using Grant.gov Workspace to prepare a proposal for submission. TBD (on-campus course)
 
Workspace Proposal Process
OSP Subaward Request Form and OSP Subaward Box
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At this session you can learn about the new request form and box that streamlines this process.

Sept. 9
10:30 - 11:30

Nov. 5
9:30 - 10:30

None
Industry-Sponsored Clinical Trial Submission Process
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This introductory course provides a general overview of the submission process for an industry-sponsored clinical trial.

Sept. 16
9:30 - 10:30

Nov. 12
10:30 - 11:30

None
Industry-Sponsored Budgeting Template
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At this session, you can learn to use the Total Cost Budget Template created for industry-sponsored projects (not clinical trials). This template is expected to be the most commonly used option, which converts the source data (internal budget) to fully burdened cost descriptions (i.e., F&A costs are allocated and reflected in each category to arrive at the research rate). Video coming soon... None
Pre-Award Cost Sharing
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This session provides an overview of cost sharing as a part of an application for funding, including definitions, types, criteria, related policies and procedures, and FAQs.

Sept. 10
9:30 - 10:30

Nov. 5
10:30 - 11:30

None
VA-MOUs
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This session is an introduction to the NIH Veteran's Administration Memorandum of Understanding (VA-MOU). At this session you will find out: who needs a VA-MOU and why, how to complete a VA-MOU, when and why you need to update a VA-MOU, and when you should submit a VA-MOU to OSP. Oct. 8
10:30 - 11:30
 
None
UAB Data Use Agreement (DUA) Checklist
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At this session you can learn about the new UAB Data Use Agreement (DUA) Checklist and the submission process.

Sept. 10
10:30 - 11:30

Nov. 12
9:30 - 10:30

None
Working in eBRAP (electronic Biomedical Research Application Portal)
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This training course demonstrates how to use eBRAP, which serves DoD, DHA, US Army, USAMRMC, USAMRAA, and CDMRP. This session gives an overview of registering in eBRAP, submitting pre-applications in eBRAP, and verification of applications in eBRAP. Oct. 22
9:30 - 10:30
 
None

Last Modified: 08/24/2020