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Training and Resources

OMB Uniform Guidance, the CAS Best Practices Manual and training opportunities offered by MAXIMUS.

Workshops and Meetings

MAXIMUS offers a variety of workshops as well as our Annual Meeting that enable you to hear presentations from university experts and MAXIMUS staff, meet and interact with peers from other institutions, and earn CPE credits.

Training for Grants Management and Compliance

As part of their grant acceptance requirements, federal agencies now mandate training for faculty, staff and students in a variety of areas. Institutions are becoming increasingly aware of the need to ensure their employees understand organizational expectations and management requirement

Comprehensive, Online Solutions

To help our clients receive and maintain federal funding, MAXIMUS offers a comprehensive suite of online solutions for training, tracking, evaluating and documenting research staff competency and requirements completion. Working with MAXIMUS will help ensure you have a training solution that works with your organizational needs.

Learn more about our suite of solutions

Access Individual Courses

Individual courses can be accessed through the MAXIMUS Grants Learning website or institutions can purchase courses from our suite and upload it directly to their LMS. Our courses for institutional license are SCORM compliant and can be customizable to fit your operational needs.

Tailor Your Own Training Program

Along with courses, institutions can take control of their training and educational offerings with their own learning management system. Our learning management solutions provide organizations with the ability to develop their own expanded course offerings. Our solutions support hosted and local installation. A hosted solution provides institutions with the capacity to manage course registrations, enrollment and certification without site management responsibilities.

OMB Uniform Guidance for Federal Awards

In 2013, the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued final guidance on administrative requirements, cost principles and audit requirements for federal awards (which includes research grant awards). Per the OMB website, this guidance “will supersede requirements from OMB Circulars A-21, A-87, A-110 and A-122 (which have been placed in 2 C.F.R. Parts 220, 225, 215 and 230); Circulars A-89, A-102 and A-133; and the guidance in Circular A-50 on Single Audit Act follow-up.”

Check out our detailed resource page on OMB Uniform Guidance.