Decision Support (Budget & Data Support)

PEFS Decision Support is responsible for managing the budgeting and financial planning operations for Penn Engineering. The Decision Support Team oversees Penn Engineering’s operating budget planning, submission and maintenance activities including model development, financial forecast management and variance analysis to support and exercise resource stewardship in compliance with University policies and procedures.

Decision Support is responsible for Penn Engineering financial reporting and data management. Utilizing University systems, this office aggregates and distills information, generating consumable reports and tools to assist leadership, faculty and staff in making informed decisions throughout the Penn Engineering.

PI Grant Reports

The PI Grant Reports are monthly reports generated using information from the Business Objects and Data Warehouse repositories. Providing detailed and summary level information for PI’s, these reports focus on grant balances and satisfy federal reporting compliance requirements.  PI Grant reports are available in Google Docs or Dashboard format by the 5th business day of each month.

  • All PIs have a Google Drive folder containing monthly PI grant reports, grant projection worksheets and discretionary funds worksheets.
  • If you have not received an email from containing a link to your shared folder please email and indicate if you would like it sent to your Penn Engineering email address or to an alternate email address.
  • If you prefer to only view your reports through the Penn Engineering Dashboard, please send an email indicating this preference.