ecrt Basics Training


Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 1:00pm to 3:00pm


LMA: Kresge LL6

This course introduces 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.  

  • Introduction to effort and effort reporting

  • ecrt roles and responsibilities 

  • Workflow for certification by Principal Investigators and/or Faculty 

  • Workflow for Grants Managers to review/monitor management of certifications

  • Best practices during pre-certification review period

  • Workflow for Primary Effort Coordinators to monitor process of certifications

This session includes system demos that will cover Grant Manger responsibilities. The last 30 minutes of the session will be devoted to Primary Effort Coordinators and additional aspects of the systems. Intended Audience: Grant Managers with responsibility for assisting faculty during the effort reporting process and anyone in the Primary Effort Coordinator role, new ecrt users and existing users who want a refresher.Recommended Pre-Work: Review of the University Wide Effort Reporting Policy: Register at Harvard Training Portal here.See also: Effort Reporting, Managing an Award, Event