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Training

The Columbia University Effort Reporting Policy includes training requirements for both administrators and faculty, as described below.

If you require additional information or assistance, please email us at effort-reporting@columbia.edu.

Role Training Title and Description Format Requirement

Faculty

Includes all Officers of Instruction and Officers of Research (other than postdocs) who participate in any sponsored projects.

Compensation, Sponsored Projects and Effort Reporting.

This course is mandatory for all faculty who receive sponsored research support. It will familiarize faculty with federal regulations and Columbia University policies and procedures that govern compensation on sponsored projects.

Online course

Available in RASCAL

~ 60 minutes

Mandatory - Once

ECRT System Resources

These resources will familiarize faculty with ECRT (Effort Certification and Reporting Technology). They provide step-by-step instructions on using the ECRT system to certify for self and others.


Multiple

 

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Optional

  Effort Reporting Refresher FAQs click here Optional

Effort Coordinators

Compensation, Sponsored Projects and Effort Reporting and ECRT System Training

This course is mandatory for all new effort coordinators. It will familiarize effort coordinators with federal regulations and Columbia University policies and procedures that govern effort reporting and certification. It will also introduce effort coordinators to the ECRT system and will provide step-by-step instructions on using the system to complete the certification process.

In-person course

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~ 2 hours

Mandatory - Once

Refresher Training

This course is required for all effort coordinators who have previously attended the full Effort Coordinator training.

In-person course

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~ 1 hour

Mandatory - Annually

 

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