Carnegie Mellon University

R.A.I.S.E. Individual Sessions

The R.A.I.S.E. program offers stand-alone training sessions offered to any interested Carnegie Mellon employee. Session topics vary and are intended to provide information on current ‘hot topics’ with federal sponsors, specific agency requirements, institutional processes, or organizational best practices. Each session is led by experienced professionals internal to Carnegie Mellon. 

Please review the session schedule below for information on Individual Sessions. All sessions will be held virtually. Registrants in FocusU will be sent a zoom link at least 24 hours ahead of the session.

Fall 2022 Individual Sessions

Payroll Distribution Adjustment (PDA) FAQs and Resources

Sept. 27, 2022, from 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. via Zoom

Presenters

  • Hannah Gloeckl, Team Lead, Payroll Accounting
  • Teri McCort, Manager, Sponsored Projects Accounting

Description

Do you have questions about the Payroll Distribution Adjustment (PDA) process? In this session, Payroll Accounting will present an overview of the PDA workflow process, discuss common scenarios, and answer frequently asked questions. Feel free to submit general questions in advance of this presentation. Please email your question to hgloeckl@andrew.cmu.edu by Sept. 23. Questions should be general in nature as individual/specific issues should be discussed separately.


Registration

Required via FocusU

Accounts Payable

Oct. 19, 2022, from 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. via Zoom

Presenters

  • Maggie May Popovich , Senior Accounts Payable Representative, Accounts Payable
  • Becky Marcej, Manager, Accounts Payable
  • Teri McCort, Manager, Sponsored Projects Accounting

Description

Do you have questions about the Accounts Payable Redistribution (APR) process? This session will discuss how to submit APRs. It will also discuss some of the most common issues and fixes that are needed to get these processed. Feel free to submit general questions in advance of this presentation. Please email your question to teriz@andrew.cmu.edu by Oct. 12. Questions should be general in nature as individual/specific issues should be discussed separately.

Registration

Required via FocusU

Funded Educational Project Agreement Review/Summary of Non-Sponsored Invoicing

Nov. 17, 2022, from 9:30 – 11 a.m. via Zoom

Presenters

  • Beth Callaway, Director, Sponsored Projects Accounting

  • Teresa Simpson, Assistant Director, Sponsored Projects Accounting Revenue and Accounts Receivable

Description

This session will ensure you are taking the proper steps to invoice/receive funds and recognize revenue for educational project agreements with funding. We will also review other non-sponsored AR processes.

Registration

Required via FocusU

PhD Health Insurance Support Process

Dec. 7, 2022, from 9 - 10:30 a.m. via Zoom

Presenters

  • Kurt Steinmiller, Director, Student Accounts Office, Enrollment Services

Description

This presentation will provide an overview of the PhD. Health Insurance Support Process. It will cover the accounting flow from the credit posting to the student’s account to the department being charged with support. Other topics will include: steps which need to be taken by the student, options to modify the default accounting of the support expense, and a Q&A for any items not covered in the presentation.

Registration

Required via FocusU