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Manager Control Self-Assessment Certification

The Manager Control Self-Assessment (MCSA) Certification is required of all budget managers and principal investigators for grant awards at DePaul.

By applying some of the practices in the tools below, a budget manager can conduct business in compliance with the university's management standards and help streamline the administrative responsibilities required of the position.

MCSA Certification for Budget Managers and Principal Investigators
The certification is the formal document that all budget managers and principal investigators for federally funded grant awards must complete annually to certify that he or she is following DePaul's policies and procedures, adhering to applicable laws and regulations, and upholding the university's management standards.

When you are ready to complete the MCSA Certification, click here to access the online application.

MCSA Checklist for Budget Managers and Principal Investigators
The checklist is similar to what a Compliance & Risk Analyst uses when conducting a review. Refer to the checklist on a monthly basis to ensure accuracy in managing a budget or directing sponsored projects.​​