USAID Subaward Management

Learning Opportunities

Workshop

USAID Subaward Management

February 14, 2018 - 8:30am to February 15, 2018 - 5:00pm

Dhaka , Bangladesh

Instructor(s):

Alison Brady

Language: English

Early - Jan 03 Regular - Jan 24 Late - Feb 14
HUMENTUM MEMBERS $820 $925 $1,030
NON-MEMBERS $1,030 $1,135 $1,240

Overview

This two-day workshop provides participants with best practices, useful tools, and guidance to manage subawards. With many NGOs implementing USAID-funded projects with a subaward component, development practitioners working on these projects must understand the nuances in roles and responsibilities while complying with donor rules and regulations and achieving program objectives. If you are responsible for implementing, managing, and monitoring subawards, this participatory-style workshop will support you as you address the day-to-day challenges in administering such assistance.  

Who Should Attend

Designed to benefit staff that are responsible for managing and monitoring subawards, the topics covered are especially useful for staff with responsibility in:

  • Programs
  • Finance, grants, and contracts
  • Compliance

What You Will Learn

The workshop teaches participants to select and monitor subawardees in a manner that minimizes risk while optimizing program effectiveness. You will learn how to:

  • Utilize effective approaches to assessing and selecting partners
  • Choose the appropriate funding mechanism
  • Implement productive partner engagement strategies
  • Monitor program outputs, progress, and performance
  • Manage subaward management risks specific to USAID funding
CPE Credits

Participants at the workshop will earn 15.6 CPE credits and receive a certificate of attendance. The course level is Basic. The delivery method of this program is Group Live and the Field of Study is Specialized Knowledge.

Humentum is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.

DAY 1


Opening, Course Objectives, Plan for the Day

Introduction to Subawards

  • What are subawards
  • Purpose of subawards                       

Risk in Subawards

  • Types of risk
  • Identifying risk
  • Managing risk

Pre-award Assessment

  • Purpose of pre-award assessments
  • Components of pre-award assessments

Funding/Subaward Mechanism

  • Mechanism for competitive subawards

 

DAY 2


Opening: Plan for the Day

Funding/Subaward Mechanism   

  • Subagreements and subgrants
  • Fixed amount subawards

Selection of Subrecipients

  • Criteria for selecting subrecipients

Subaward Package

  • Components of subaward package
Financial Management
  • Components of financial management system
  • Managing advances
  • Elements of good financial managements

Monitoring

  • Purpose of monitoring
  • Issues to monitor
  • Risk indicators
  • Managing risk through monitoring
  • Options for monitoring 

Close-Out

  • Inventory management
  • Lessons learned, results dissemination 

For reservations, contact:
Mahmudul Hasan
mahmudul.hasan@lemeridien.com ​

Participants are responsible for making their own hotel/lodging arrangements.

Le Meridien Dhaka
79/A Commercial Area, Aiport Road
Nikunja 2, Khilkhet
Dhaka, 1229, Bangladesh 

Click here for directions and other transportation information.

For reservations, contact:
Mahmudul Hasan
mahmudul.hasan@lemeridien.com 

Please make sure you mention the Humentum workshop in order to qualify for the negotiated rate of $151, inclusive of daily buffet breakfast at Latest Recipe and standard high-speed internet access.