Raider Research University

RRU 05: Effort 101

This course delivers an overview of the guidelines governing effort certification of sponsored awards and provides department research administrators with the knowledge and resources necessary to monitor effort throughout the performance period as well as the certification period in compliance with federal regulations and institutional policy. Attendees will also be given an overview of eCRT, the electronic effort certification system.

After completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Easily track effort certifications within their departments
  • Understand effort certifications and the federal and institutional implications of non-compliance
  • Run various reports within the eCRT system
  • Address possible risks pertaining to effort certifications
  • More effectively monitor cost transfers to meet deadlines in regards to effort certifications