Communication Strategies for International Collaborations Throughout the Sponsored Projects Lifecycle (SPL)

90 Minutes: Global diversity and international collaboration has become vital to the Research Community. These new collaborations require extra thought, planning, and sensitivity starting at the proposal submission stage and lasting through the final compliance obligations.  Federal regulations and grant terminology may not be common place for institutions in developing countries.  Research-intensive non-US institutions may have their own culture when negotiating contracts that require heightened sensitivity from US counterparts.  This webinar will focus on the important role of communication, both verbal and written, throughout the lifecycle of a sponsored project.

Audience: anyone working on proposal development and submission, negotiating awards, and/or collecting financial documentation with International Collaborators.

Handouts will be available 24 hours before the live webinar.

Member Price: $95
EARMA Member Price: $103.50
Non-Member Price: $115

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Participants will be provided real-life examples to demonstrate best practices in foreign collaborations in order to relieve confusion and tensions between both parties.

Peggy Darnowsky

International Grants Specialist

Partners Research Management

Amanda Humphrey

Director, Award Administration

Northeastern University

Charles Muiruri

Researcher and Program Director

Global Health Institute, Duke University

Ahaz Kulanga

KCMC Project Coordinator/ Leader, KCMC Leadership Division Vice Provost

Kilimanjaro Christian Medical College in Tanzania

Megan Moore

Sr. Grants and Contracts Officer

Harvard University, Office for Sponsored Programs

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