Our expert-led webcast format covers the Administrative Requirements and Cost Principles spread over two consecutive days.
Get up-to-date on the Uniform Guidance without the hassle of travel! 🙂
Here are the Training Details:8
Date: Tuesday-Weds. December 18-19-2018
- Two days of training (Replays included)
Time: 9 AM-4 PM ET (8 AM – 3 PM CT, 7 AM – 2 PM MT, 6 AM – 1 PM PT)
You can get get up-to-speed on the new federal grant regulations, and avoid the time-consuming and expensive travel for training!
Successful completion of Grant Management Boot Camp qualifies for 12 GPCI CEUs.
What’s included with Grant Management Boot Camp
In addition to the twelve contact hours of training, you also get:
- Live-instructor interaction during the training for questions and clarity about the training.
- Access to the online Grant Management Boot Camp Resource Center chock-full of guides, templates, checklists and more all designed to help you make managing your federal grants more manageable!
- Access to a complete set of the replays for a full year after the training to refresh and reinforce your learning investment.
- A full year of e-mentoring and support after your training to help you apply the concepts you learned, clarify the confusing and often conflicting guidance and support you in your professional development.
Who should attend Grant Management Boot Camp
Grant Management Boot Camp is designed to be an easy-to-understand overview of the federal grant regulations that govern all federal grant recipients.
- Executive Directors
- Grant Coordinators
- Grant Directors
- Grant Managers
- Grant Specialists
- Human Resources Staff
- Procurement Staff
- Program Managers
- Program Staff
We include the basics for beginners and strategies and trends for the more experienced grant professionals so everyone can increase their professional development.
PLUS we support all participants with a full-year of e-mentoring after the training!
What We Cover in Grant Management Boot Camp
Grant Management Boot Camp gives you an overview of the entire Administrative Requirements and Cost Principles in 2 CFR Part 200 (also known as the Uniform Guidance, UG or “Super-Circular”).
Getting started with Federal awards
- Overview of the grant lifecycle
- Managing risk for federal agencies and for pass-through entities
- Pre-award requirements for grant recipients
- Types of agreements used with federal funding
- Avoiding suspension and debarment cost disallowance
Monitoring and reporting requirements for federal funding
- Reporting requirements when you receive federal funding
- Revisions of budgets and program plans for grant recipients
- Financial management and control requirements
- Ensuring adequate documentation of your federal award
Payment Management for grant recipients
- What you don’t know about handling federal funds that can get you an audit finding.
Procurement standards-Best practices and requirements
- Getting your procurement procedures in compliance with the new grant regulations
- Five procurement methods aka the procurement “bear claw” including sole sourcing
- Recognizing and avoiding conflicts of interest
- Meeting competition requirements for grant funding
- Other contract issues that can cost you big
Property management standards
- Understanding the different types of property
- Why property title matters to your organization
- Proper care and use of property purchased with federal funding
- How to dispose of property and stay in compliance with your grant
Closing out awards
- How to wrap up your federal award
- What to do about record retention
Direct costs and indirect costs
- Basics of direct and indirect costs
- Understanding the direct cost base for cost allocation
- How to allocate costs for strategic advantage
- What are the different types of indirect cost rates?
Updating the Employee Handbook
- What’s required in your Code of Conduct for federal funding?
- How Family-friendly policies are supported by the federal government?
- Why time and effort reporting is such a critical component of grant management
Surviving the Single Audit
- Common reasons grant recipients get audit findings and how to avoid them
- What makes costs allowable and unallowable?
- What are some common types of allowable and unallowable costs?
What people are saying about Grant Management Boot Camp:
Here are a few of the comments we have received from our Webcast participants:
- “Outstanding training! Thank you for making it available as a Webcast!”
- “Great content. Great organization of content. Lucy is an excellent presenter. Plus the ability to ask follow up questions as I work through policy and procedure issues in real time is invaluable.”
- “Wonderful. Thank you!”
- “The pace, clarity of content and examples provided an easy to grasp awareness of the grant management process and its regulation.”
- “Training has been very valuable.”
- “Having access for one year to re-view the Webcast is worth the cost of the live training. Plus, all of the additional resources are fantastic!”
What is internet resources are needed to view the Grant Training Webcast?
To watch our webcast, please ensure you have the following:
- System Requirements: Windows 7 or higher, Mac OS X 10.6 or higher
- Supported desktop browsers: Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, Safari 8 or higher, Microsoft Edge, **Internet Explorer 11
- Supported mobile browsers: Chrome, Safari (iOS)
- Adobe Flash Player: http://www.adobe.com/software/flash/about/
- Internet Connection: 5-10mbps download speed is recommended. Check your connection at www.speedtest.net.
Meet Your Trainer
Lucy Morgan is a CPA, MBA, GPA approved trainer, speaker, and author of 3 books including Decoding Grant Management-The Ultimate Success Guide to the Federal Grant Regulations in 2 CFR Part 200” As a leading authority on federal grant management for nonprofits, institutions of higher education and state, local and tribal governments she has written over 250 articles on grant management topics featured in LinkedIn, various E-zines and on the MyFedTrainer.com blog.
She is a sought-after presenter at national conferences sponsored by organizations such as the Grant Professional Association (GPA), National Grant Management Association (NGMA) and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).
Lucy is also a highly regarded trainer whose techniques and teaching style come from real-world experience. Having faced many of the same challenges her audiences have endured, Lucy understands that what looks good on paper may not always work in the real world.