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Management Concepts

Managing Federal Grants and Cooperative Agreements for Recipients

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Apr 24—26
3 days
Denver, Colorado, United States
USD 969
USD 323 per day
May 20—22
3 days
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
USD 969
USD 323 per day
Jun 26—28
3 days
Tysons, Virginia, United States
USD 969
USD 323 per day
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You receive a Federal grant; what are the next steps? You need to manage the grant for both compliance and results. Develop a working understanding of issues that affect day-to-day operations and Federal grant management through a series of exercises and discussions. You will cover topics such as site visits to managing costshare contributions throughout the period of performance. This is a core course in the Pass-Through and Recipient Tracks of the GMCP™.

Learning Objectives

  • Explore the significance, applicability, and structure of the Uniform Guidance (2 CFR 200) for assistance awards
  • Identify the impact of award terms and conditions
  • Effectively manage a grant project's stakeholders, scope, schedule, and cost
  • Report on financial and programmatic progress
  • Use self-evaluation effectively and interact appropriately with monitoring entities
  • Prepare for grant closeout

Course Topics

Award Lifecycle Overview

  • Award Overview
  • Grants Legal Authorities

Preaward Issues

  • The Federal Award Document

Assistance Award Project Management

  • Project Management Basics
  • Scope, Schedule, and Cost
  • Module Capstone: Balance Competing Demands

Postaward Issues

  • Reporting on Project Performance
  • Reporting on Financial Status
  • Administrative Issues

Grant Monitoring

  • How Agencies Monitor Recipients and Enforce Compliance
  • Monitoring Your Organization
  • Undergoing Site Visits and Audits

End of and Beyond the Award

  • Closeout
  • After Closeout

Who should attend

Recipient and subrecipient personnel responsible for grant project administration and decision making as well as staff charged with developing and implementing institutional policies and procedures will benefit from this course.

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