USAID Contract Management for NGOs: An Introduction

USAID Contract Management for NGOs: An Introduction

Use USAID contracts to avoid risks and prepare for success. 

This workshop is available as a face to face workshop in English and Spanish. 

Whether you are new to USAID contracts, or if you are a prime contractor partnering with NGOs that are new to contracts, this highly participatory workshop will provide you with the key insights you need for successful contract management. This includes, how to decide strategically whether or not to bid on contracts, how to conduct a thorough review of the Request for Proposal (RFP), and where your organization may be at risk. This entire workshop has been designed to stimulate critical thinking about, and effective decision making for, USAID contract implementation.

Our expert facilitators share the relevant tools and knowledge you need to effectively administer USAID contracts as well as contracts issues by other US Federal agencies.

What will you learn?

By the end of this workshop, learners will be able to:

  • Articulate the differences between US Government Assistance and Acquisition Funding
  • Distinguish between the various types of contracts
  • Manage relationships with USAID and/or other funders
  • Work within contract terms and conditions, such as approvals, source/nationality, audit and subcontracting
  • Practice close-out planning from field and home office perspectives
  • Utilize reference tools for understanding day-to-day management of contracts 

Who should attend?

This workshop is designed for:

  • Finance and administrative staff, including finance officers, controllers, accountants, and compliance managers
  • Program staff
  • Business development staff
  • Independent auditors

If you’re still not sure if this is the right workshop, feel free to contact us and we’ll help you!

Further information

Interested in Humentum’s alternative USAID workshops?

Humentum offers the Humentum Certificate in USAID Assistance Management.

Whether you are just starting your career in assistance management and compliance, work on a USAID-funded program, or have many years of experience, this certificate demonstrates your commitment to continued learning and professional excellence in your field.

The three other workshops required are:

  • Financial Management for USAID Funding
  • Procurement Planning and Execution for USAID Grants and Cooperative Agreements
  • USAID Rules and Regulations: Grants and Cooperative Agreements

Continuing Professional Education Credits (CPE)

Successful completion of this workshop awards 23.4 CPE credits and 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.

Learning Approach

Humentum’s highly practical workshops always put the learner first. Our expert facilitators will draw on their own vast sector and subject-specific knowledge to ensure our learner experience is as worthwhile and enjoyable as possible. They will share relevant tools, techniques and insights that are immediately transferrable to your own work. You are also actively encouraged to engage in meaningful discussions, hands-on group work, and pose your own specific questions to further enhance your learning. 

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