Overview: We understand USG and USAID grant regulations are complex and sometimes confusing. Our clients ask us all the time—how can I comply with the regulations and still implement the program in a timely and effective way? Our course is designed to provide your organization the skills and approaches to regulation compliance needed throughout the life of the grant or cooperative agreement. Whether its a new proposal, award, close-out or audit, our team can provide practical advise on grants, finance, human resources and program reporting, while enhancing overall program implementation. With the Office of Management and Budget’s nitiative to standardize USG grant procedures in December 2014, we can help you prepare for the new regulations.

Content and Objectives:

1. What is the USG, USAID and Congressional budget cycle process?
2. Who are the USAID decision makers and their authorities?
3. What requires advanced USAID approval and what is the process?
4. What do I need to know about my grant budget?
5. How do I manage cost share and grant assets?
6. How much flexibility do I have in my grant program description?
7. How do I prepare for an audit?

Prerequisites: Complete the on line questions when you register so we can better understand your needs. If possible, bring a lap top that can access the internet for classroom hands-on research and assignments.

Registration: Price, $1,450; Duration, 5-days.

Who Should Attend: This course can benefit your entire organization to include staff in contracts and grants, procurement, finance, program, administration, compliance, audit and business development. With increased emphasis on compliance, your entire team could benefit from the course.

After the Course: you will be able to review your current awards and determine areas of improvement and steps needed to become compliant. For the future you will be able to incorporate course advise in proposal development, grants management, close-out and audit.  A course certificate will be provided on graduation.


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