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SPECTRUM Curriculum Map

CORE DRA Format Status Estimated Schedule
Course numbers assigned when the course is released Pre-Award Post-Award   Delivered, in progress, or estimated date Will vary after initial rollout
SP01 Sponsored Projects Overview X X Online Released Online 24/7
SP02 Research Compliance X X Online Released Online 24/7
SP03 Sponsored Reporting   X Instructor-led Released Every other month
SP05 Cost Sharing Fundamentals X X Instructor-led Released Every other month
SP08 Proposal Budget Creation X   Instructor-led Released Every other month
Proposal Assembly and Submission X     FY13  
Sponsored Award Setup and Initiation X     FY13  
Grants.Gov X     FY13  
External Support Types X     FY13  
SP10 Planning and Issuing Subawards X   Instructor-led Released Quarterly: Nov, Feb, Apr, July
Managing Pre-award and Advanced Accounts X     FY13  
Project Spending/Non-labor   X   FY13  
Sponsored Project Changes, Rebudgeting, and Extensions   X Instructor-led FY13 Every other month
Managing Effort  X X Instructor-led FY13 Quarterly
SP15 Managing Subawards   X Instructor-led Released Quarterly (opposite months of P&I): Jan, Mar, June, Sept
Invoicing and Reporting   X   FY13  
Cost Transfers   X   FY13  
SP16 Sponsored Project Closeout   X Online Released Online 24/7
ELECTIVES   Format Status Estimated Schedule
Course numbers assigned when the course is released Pre-Award Post-Award   Delivered, in progress, or estimated date Will vary after initial rollout
Cost Share Advanced   X      
SP07 EGMS Proposal Prep X   Instructor-led Released Quarterly
Locating Funding and interpreting Sponsor Guidelines X        
Fastlane X        
Other Agency Electronic Proposal Submission Systems X        
eRA Commons X        
Award Negotiation X        
Sponsored Project Personnel X        
Understanding Program Income X        
Advanced Budget Creation X        
Topics in Sponsored Projects for Non-DRA   X      
Clinical Trials   X      
Sponsor Specific Courses   X      
Indirect Cost Recover/Facilities & Administrative Calculations and Redistributions   X      
Special Issues & Troubleshooting   X      
Program income and TIP   X      
Material Transfer Agreements, Confidentiality Disclosure Agreement, and Specialty Agreements   X      
Proposal Pre-Award and Award Setup Phases   X      
Inventory and Small Business Reporting   X      
Managing Human Subjects and Other Protocols          
Managing Sponsored Receivables          
SP14 Effort Certification   X Instructor-led Released 2 times a cert period (before cert period and during)