USAID Cost Reimbursement Contracts Practicum: Winning, Implementing, and Closing Out

USAID Cost Reimbursement Contracts Practicum: Winning, Implementing, and Closing Out

This workshop is available in the following formats: Online Workshop, English.

Are you a New Partner bidding on a cost reimbursement contract with USAID? Or an existing not-for-profit or for-profit USAID implementor who would like to learn about the details of USAID cost reimbursable contracting? Or maybe you are already well-versed in USAID contracting, but you would like to validate your interpretation of cost reimbursable contracting rules and be able to say with all confidence: I knew it! Or perhaps you are an USAID CO, who wants the view from the other side?

If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, this is the course for you!

Presented by Humentum and Avallon Consulting, this online course will be 28 one-hour sessions spread over 32 weeks, which will teach you the fundamentals of USAID Cost Reimbursement Contracts. USAID Cost Reimbursement Contracts Practicum: Winning, Implementing, and Closing Out goes into every detail of USAID Cost Type contracts including risks & mitigation, teaming, proposals, negotiating, subcontracting, cost principles, personnel compensation, IP rights, travel, audit and close out, and much more.

Just one hour a week - think of it as your weekly mind yoga class! If one hour is not enough - you will get to ask questions, which are answered in a weekly FAQ email to all participants. You will also get access to exclusive handout materials and downloads.

Alternative Workshops

If you are interested in USAID contract management and implementation, also check out our live online workshop: USAID Contract Management for NGOs: An Introduction. 

We encourage you to read both workshop agendas located on the event pages to help decide which workshop is best for you. 

CPEs are not awarded for either workshop. 

What will you learn?

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

  • Introduction to Cost Reimbursement Contracts
  • To Bid or Not to Bid - this is the Question
  • Pre-Award: Proposal Management Tips
  • Pre-Award: Teaming Agreements
  • Pre-Award: Basis of Offer Policies
  • Best and Final, Negotiation, Award
  • Important AIDAR Clauses

Further Information

Continuing Professional Education Credits (CPE)

Online Workshop: Continuing Professional Education Credits (CPEs) are not awarded at the end of this workshop.

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.

How does this Online workshop work?

This online workshop runs over 28 weeks with weekly one hour weekly online sessions.  You will receive a complete learning experience through our online learning platform. We combined live online sessions, recorded sessions, discussion areas, and an online location with support materials to take you from A-Z of USAID Cost Reimbursement Contracts.

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