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 an Online English workshop, In-person English workshop, and In-person Spanish workshop. 


New! We are excited to announce the launch of the online version of USAID Contract Management for NGOs: An Introduction. You'll find the same engaging in-depth instruction on effective decision making for USAID contract implementation - now online!  This online workshop runs over five days using a combination of live webinars, videos and discussions. You are required to log-in at set times with a schedule for live webinars, each lasting approximately 90 minutes. Workshops are currently available in the following time zones: East Africa and US East Coast. 


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

Humentum Certificate in USAID Assistance Management

 

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:

Continuing Professional Education Credits (CPE)

 

In-person Workshop: 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.

Online Workshop: This training is being presented online due to COVID 19. Many states’ boards of accountancy have indicated they will potentially accept CPE credit for this event, however the final decision lies with your state board. Humentum is currently confirming CPE credits and will post more information shortly. 

Learning Approach

 

In-person Workshop: 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. 

Online Workshop: 

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.

How does this Online workshop work?

This online workshop runs over 5 days and you are required to log in at set times each day to attend live webinars, each lasting approximately 90 minutes. You will also access videos and join in on discussions relevant to the content. In addition to this you will also receive email prompts and support to guide you through the training and help you stay on track.

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In-house client workshops

All of our courses may be offered as in-house client workshops. Please click here for more info

 

Dates and registration

Sep 14 - Sep 18, 2020 Online English Register
Oct 05 - Oct 09, 2020 Online English Register