USC is a world class institution and that means its also a prime target for bad actors. As a system owners at USC, you have a responsibility to prevent cybersecurity incidents through preparedness, planning, and urgent action in the case of an incident. In this course, you’ll learn about the foundational action items you can […]
Export Control regulations govern the shipment, transmission, or transfer of certain regulated items, information or software to foreign persons or entities. It is necessary to know about export regulations since compliance is the responsibility of the individual exporting or disclosing information and materials. This class is a guide for anyone who administers international research and […]
Do you feel like contracts are written in a foreign language? Let us help you crack the code. This course will provide an overview of contract types for both government and industry funding, and discuss the issues of greatest importance to USC.
This course will demystify the process of setting up a subaward and highlight major issues at the Pre-Award and Post-Award stages. Topics include distinguishing between subaward & vendor, budgeting subawards, conflicts of interest, subrecipient monitoring, reviewing subrecipient invoices and much more.
This introductory course will welcome you to the world of research administration at USC and will assist you in mastering key concepts necessary for effective management of sponsored projects. The course covers: the USC research environment and its principles; roles and responsibilities among the research community; general terms and policies associated with USC’s research and […]
How do we protect the fruits of our labor? Providing a basic understanding of intellectual property — in its many forms — as it relates to the administration of research at USC, this course covers topics including ownership of research records; invention disclosure; publishing; copyrights; patents; trade secrets; material transfer agreements; and tangible research products […]