ERIC Number: ED233614
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
The Administration of Sponsored Programs. Handbook for Developing and Managing Research Activities and Other Projects.
Beasley, Kenneth L.; And Others
Designed as a standard reference and training resource for administrators and project managers, this handbook discusses how to plan, organize, and manage sponsored projects in any organizational setting. It provides detailed, how-to-do-it information and many resources for: negotiating grants, awards, and contracts; organizing a sponsored projects office; complying with sponsor requirements; determining project costs; budgeting and managing finances; writing project proposals; improving information and decision-making systems; developing efficient communication techniques; and other key functions. The book's four main sections include: Introduction; Administrative Functions and Practices; Management Issues in Special Areas; and New Developments. Among the resources appended are an Office of Sponsored Projects faculty evaluation form; excerpts from the National Science Foundation guidelines for proposal preparation; a checklist for a proposal budget; sample human subjects review forms; acronyms used in sponsored projects administration; federal regulations pertaining to sponsored projects; and a select bibliography of information sources. (LB)
Descriptors: Abbreviations, Administrator Guides, Check Lists, Compliance (Legal), Cost Estimates, Faculty Evaluation, Federal Regulation, Futures (of Society), Grantsmanship, Higher Education, Institutional Administration, Models, Money Management, Office Management, Organizational Effectiveness, Organizational Objectives, Program Administration, Program Evaluation, Proposal Writing, Research Projects, Research Proposals, Standards
Jossey-Bass Inc., Publishers, 433 California Street, Suite 1000, San Francisco, CA 94104.
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Research Administration; Sponsored Research
Note: A joint publication in the Jossey-Bass Higher Education and Social and Behavioral Science Series.