ecrt Basics Training


Friday, April 14, 2017, 1:00pm to 3:30pm


LMA: Kresge Building, Room LL6

This course will introduce department administrators to effort reporting and the electronic effort reporting and certification system (ecrt), which allows Principal Investigators and Faculty to certify their effort on federally-sponsored projects.  The following topics will be covered: 

  • Introduction to effort and effort reporting 
  • ecrt roles and responsibilities  
  • Workflow for certification by Principal Investigators and/or Faculty  
  • Workflow for Grants Managers
  • Best practices during the pre-certification review period 
  • Workflow for Primary Effort Coordinators

This session will include system demos that will first cover Grant Manger responsibilities. The last 30 minutes of the session will be devoted to Primary Effort Coordinators and will cover the additional aspects of the systems. ecrt Basics Training is intended for Grant Managers with responsibility for assisting their faculty during the effort reporting process, as well as anyone in the Primary Effort Coordinator role. This is a great opportunity for new ecrt users as well as for existing users who want a refresher. Pre-Work: Review of the University wide Effort Reporting Policy:

Space is limited. Sign up for this event on OSP's website