USAID Contract Management for NGOs: An Introduction

USAID Contract Management for NGOs: An Introduction

Overview

This three-day workshop is designed to stimulate critical thinking about and effective decision making for USAID contract implementation. If your organization is new to contracts, or if you are a prime contractor partnering with NGOs that are new to contracts, this workshop will give you key insights into deciding strategically whether or not to bid on contracts, how to conduct a thorough review of the Request for Proposal, and where your organization may be at risk.  Facilitated by experts in a highly participatory manner, this course delivers the knowledge and the tools you need to effectively administer USAID contracts as well as contracts issued by other US Federal agencies.

Who Should Attend

In addition to individual participants, InsideNGO encourages teams of employees to attend this workshop together. Staff who will benefit include:

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

What You Will Learn

  • This workshop explores USAID contracts and helps your organization avoid risks and prepare for success.  You will learn how 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 applicable regulations
  • Administer key 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

The InsideNGO Advantage 

For more than 35 years, InsideNGO has been “inside” the NGO community, supporting organizations as they address the world’s most pressing social issues. We are widely recognized as the leader in US government assistance compliance training. Our training activities are designed to help you and your organization build capacity, strengthen decision-making, develop more efficient systems, and identify effective solutions to important challenges. Our learning programs are modeled on the best practices in adult learning. In today’s complex operating environment, learning has never been more important, and we take great pride in being your partner in professional and organizational development.

Practice areas

Finance;Grants and Contracts;Business Development

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Dates and registration

Jan 28 - Jan 30, 2019 Seattle, WA, United States English Full info
Feb 19 - Feb 21, 2019 Guatemala City, Guatemala Spanish Full info
Apr 08 - Apr 10, 2019 Washington, DC, United States English Full info
May 20 - May 22, 2019 Nairobi, Kenya English Full info