Not all donors have extensive regulations detailing how you must manage their funding. In the absence of specific donor requirements, organizations must determine how best to implement their projects in a responsible and transparent manner. This course covers best practices for managing core components of implementation, including procurement, financial management, personnel, subawards, reporting, and donor relationship management.
This course is specially designed for finance staff who provide financial management training and support to work colleagues and partner NGOs.
Participants do not need previous training experience to attend this course but they must have experience of NGO financial management or accounting. Strong written and verbal English communication skills are also required as all participants are required to complete a practical presentation.
This course helps individuals and organizations develop, implement, and maintain effective financial management systems to be eligible for US Government funding, reduce audit risk, and build effective collaboration between program and finance. The course level is Basic.
This course is perfect for NGO staff involved in program planning, implementation and support. It covers all the skills needed to set up strong finance systems and procedures, create project budgets, keep basic accounts, and prepare and read financial reports.
Designed in a highly participatory style, this course will build your skills and confidence in how to:
This course covers the many rules and regulations associated with USAID funding, and is designed to enhance the ability of NGO staff to effectively manage their programs and maintain donor compliance. Whether you are new to USAID funding or have years of program experience, this highly participatory course gives you the skills and knowledge you need to confidently apply the complex directives found within the regulations. You will also have the opportunity to ask specific questions you may have about your own award.