Training Resources

OSP Training

The following trainings are offered by OSP through Human Resource Management Training Programs. Employees may sign up for classes through myLSU.

Introduction to Sponsored Programs

This presentation is intended to assist faculty and staff with a basic understanding of sponsored programs, from both a PI and departmental perspective. It provides fundamental guidance regarding sponsored programs including review of basic LSU policy, federal policy, proposal preparation, budget preparation, proposal routing, review, approval and submission as well as award and post-award procedures conducted by the Office of Sponsored Programs.

View the Introduction to Sponsored Programs training.

GeauxGrants Sponsored Projects Module

The Sponsored Projects Module in GeauxGrants is for proposal development, tracking and award processing for externally funded grants.  View the Sponsored Projects Module Helpdesk for more information such has How-To Guides, Workshops, and Trainings, and Frequently Asked Questions.

Sponsored Programs New Developments and Important Reminders

This presentation is intended to provide faculty and staff with information concerning important updates and clarifications regarding sponsored programs. It will provide guidance on new developments and important reminders from federal sponsors and LSU’s Office of Sponsored Programs, focusing on proposal submission. Topics covered change each session as new developments occur. The presentation is intended for faculty and staff that work on sponsored projects on a routine basis.

PowerPoint presentations can be found below: 

Sponsor Training

Below are links to various sponsor training opportunities. also offers several online tutorials which can be found on their website.  


NIH offers several training opportunities which can be found on their website. Some of those include:




Administrators of Sponsored Programs Training

ASP offers National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA) video workshops for checkout.

National Council of University Research Administrator Videos:

NCURA offers YouTube videos every Tuesday covering various topics related to sponsored projects.