Training

Email RA-Help@mit.edu if you have questions about these courses.

For information on additional offerings, please see Research Administration Services’ Upcoming Trainings.


The Kuali Coeus (KC) class curriculum offers blended learning with eLearning web courses available anytime for individual self-study, and live virtual, instructor-led classes with hands-on exercises, to augment and build upon skills and concepts learned in the self-paced studies.

KC class offerings are available for registration and credit through the MIT Atlas Learning Center in the Kuali Coeus (KC) Learning Bundle. Please note Pre-Requisites where applicable:

Kuali Coeus: Introduction

Instructions, resources and guidance on basic KC navigation, the Lifecycle of an Award at MIT, gathering necessary proposal information and searching for proposals. View on Atlas

Kuali Coeus: Basic Proposal Requirements

Instructions, guidance and exercises for creating and routing a proposal. View on Atlas

KC Basics – Dates and times offered vary

  • Budget-SoW Update – September 23, 1 p.m.
  • Fellowship Activity Type – October 11, 10 a.m.
  • MIT as Subawardee – November 15, 1 p.m.
  • Budget-SoW Update – December 7, 1 p.m.

Exercises and discussion include proposal scenarios using different Activity and Proposal Types, adding non-MIT personnel and when MIT certification may be required, and indirect cost rates (F&A) that differ from MIT’s federally negotiation research rate. Register for KC Proposal Basics
Note: Before registering you must complete Kuali Coeus: Introduction and Kuali Coeus: Basic Proposal Requirements eLearning web courses (see listings above)

Kuali Coeus: Budget

Instructions, guidance and exercises for Budget preparation in KC, including Summary, Detailed and using Single Point of Entry. View on Atlas

KC Budget – Dates and times offered vary

  • Personnel and Indirect Costs – September 27, 10 a.m.
  • Modular with Subawards – October 20, 1 p.m.
  • Cost Sharing & Underrecovery – November 30, 10 a.m.
  • Personnel and Indirect Costs – December 22, 1 p.m.

Exercises and discussion include proposal budget scenarios using personnel with different inflation and benefit rates applied, NIH modular budgets with subawards, sponsor F&A rates that differ from MIT’s Institutional rate, and cost sharing requirements. Register for KC Budget 
Note: Before registering for KC Proposal Basics virtual classes, you must complete Kuali Coeus: Introduction, Kuali Coeus: Basic Proposal Requirements, and Kuali Coeus: Budget eLearning web courses (see listings above).

Kuali Coeus: Award Navigation

Instructions and guidance for navigating KC Award tabs to find Sponsor award terms including start and end dates, obligated and anticipated award totals, terms and conditions, required reports and their due dates and more. View on Atlas