Proposal Management Training

Proposal Approval Form (PAF)

eLearning Course

This online course demonstrates how to create a Proposal Approval Form (PAF) in the eResearch Proposal Management system (eRPM). The PAF records the U-M review of, and approvals for, a project proposal. This course is a pre-requisite for the eRPM instructor-led course.

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Proposal Preparation and Unit Review

Instructor-led Class

This hands-on session covers the process of preparing and submitting proposals using the eRPM, including Grants.gov. In this course, you will:

  • Review the steps to create and edit a PAF (proposal approval form) in eRPM.
  • Obtain system/process knowledge to finalize, validate, and route a proposal for approval; including PAF workflow, review processes, and submission methods.
  • Learn how to use eRPM functionality to facilitate the proposal process.

Reference Materials

Refer to the Reference Materials page for step-by-step instructions and support materials on using eRPM.

Award Management

Videos