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University of Wisconsin–Madison

Research Core First Financials Workshop Oct 9 & 23, 2018

Two-part hands-on class Oct 9 & 23, 2018 from 9:00 am – 11:00 am.

Research core managers and leads are invited to register for the Research Cores First Financials Workshop, a two-part hands-on business basics class October 9 and October 23, 2018 from 9:00 am – 11:00 am in Grainger Hall.  The workshop is sponsored by the Office of Campus Research Cores and Office of Auxiliary Operations.

Workshop Goals
To provide the business managers of research cores and shared resources the knowledge, skills and tools to implement sustainable and compliant financial practices in core operations, with a focus on defining revenue sources to adequately offset expenses and exploring options for rate-setting in fee-for-service activities.

Schedule
Part 1 Lecture: Tuesday October 9 from 9:00 am – 11:00 am in Grainger Hall 3325
Part 2 Lab: Tuesday, October 23 from 9:00 am – 11:00 am in Grainger Hall 2290
Attendance at both sessions is required. A homework assignment to gather expenses and explore rate-setting strategies will be assigned in Part 1 and due at Part 2 on Oct 23.

Register by Oct 1, 2018
Registration is free but class size is limited. Registrants must be core or shared facility managers or operational leads. The class will be of greatest benefit to cores or shared facilities supported (wholly or in part) by user or customer fees.

Please contact Isabelle Girard with questions or suggestions.  We look forward to a collaborative workshop.