Travel for AOs & Approving Officials (Concur Government Edition)

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Become familiar with the NIH administrative officer (AO) and approving official role in reviewing and approving federal funds for government employees on official travel. Use the Concur Government Edition (CGE) Travel System to demonstrate a variety of travel situations. Students will receive a handbook to use as a desk reference. Multiple monitors are encouraged for virtual training participation, though not required.

Note: This course is intended for current CGE Travel System users. To gain access to the CGE Travel System, new users will need to take the three-day Domestic Travel class. Domestic Travel is a prerequisite for this class.

Key Topics
  • Application of current government rules and regulations in the funding and payment process for domestic/foreign travel authorizations and vouchers, local travel, and HHS-348 sponsored travel.
  • Discover common errors in travel authorizations and vouchers.
  • Discuss the amendment process.
  • Learn about retention requirements.

Existing AOs and approving officials with CGE access.