Grants Management Course


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Introduction

This course provides a comprehensive overview of grants management, including key principles, regulations, and best practices for successfully managing grants. Participants will learn how to navigate the entire grants lifecycle, from grant proposal development to closeout and reporting.

Duration

10 Days

Who Should Attend?

  • Grant Writers
  • Grant Managers
  • Non-profit Professionals
  • Program Managers
  • Government Employees
  • Small Business Owners
  • Compliance Officers

Course Level:

Course Objectives

At the end of this IRES training course, participants will learn:

  • Gain a solid understanding of what grants are and how they differ from other forms of funding.
  • Learn the terminology and key concepts associated with grants.
  • Familiarize participants with the legal and regulatory requirements governing grant management, including federal and state laws and regulations.
  • Teach participants how to research and identify appropriate grant opportunities.
  • Provide guidance on writing effective grant proposals that align with the funder's priorities and requirements.
  • Teach participants how to research and identify appropriate grant opportunities.
  • Provide guidance on writing effective grant proposals that align with the funder's priorities and requirements.
  • Learn how to effectively manage grant awards, including compliance with reporting requirements.
  • Understand the importance of tracking expenses, progress, and outcomes.

Course Outline

Module 1. Introduction to Grant Management

  • Understanding the Grants Ecosystem
  • Roles and Responsibilities in Grants Management
  • Key Terminology and Concepts

Module 2. Grant Management Overview

  • Pre-Award Phase
  • Award Phase
  • Implementation Phase
  • Compliance and Accountability
  • Closeout Phase
  • Post-Award Evaluation
  • Grant Renewal or New Applications

Module 3. Grants Cycle

  • Pre-Application or Pre-Proposal Phase
  • Review and Evaluation Phase
  • Application Phase
  • Decision-Making Phase
  • Reporting and Monitoring Phase

Module 4. Internal controls

  • Authorization and Approval
  • Segregation of Duties
  • Documentation
  • Regular Reconciliation
  • Internal and External Audits

Module 5. Budgeting

  • Managing grant budgets, tracking expenses, and ensuring compliance with grant-specific financial reporting requirements.

Module 6. Procurement Management

  • Identifying procurement needs and requirements.
  • Vendor/supplier selection and evaluation.
  • Issuing requests for proposals (RFPs) or bids.
  • Negotiating contracts.
  • Managing supplier relationships.
  • Quality control and inspections.
  • Ensuring compliance with procurement regulations and ethics

Module 7. Writing a Grant

  • Identifying Funding Opportunities
  • Crafting a Winning Proposal
  • Budgeting and Financial Planning

Module 8. Staff Motivation

  • Clear Communication
  • Recognition and Appreciation
  • Training and Development

Module 9. Contract Management

  • Contract Creation
  • Contract Execution
  • Contract Monitoring
  • Renewal and Termination
  • Compliance and Risk Management

Module 10. Auditing

  • Pre-award Auditing
  • Post-award Auditing
  • Award Phase Auditing
  • Compliance Auditing

Module 11. Writing Financial/ donor Reports

  • Cover Page
  • Executive Summary
  • Table of Contents
  • Introduction
  • Project Overview
  • Achievements and Results
  • Financial Reporting
  • Impact and Beneficiaries

Module 12. Closing a Grant

  • Grant Closeout Procedures
  • Preparing for Grant Renewal
  • Lessons Learned and Continuous Improvement

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Course Administration Details:

METHODOLOGY

The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.

ACCREDITATION

Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).

TRAINING VENUE

The training will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.

ACCOMMODATION AND AIRPORT PICKUP

Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email:[email protected] or [email protected]

Mob: +254 715 077 817/+250789621067

TAILOR- MADE

This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817/+250789621067 or

Email [email protected] or [email protected]

PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before start of the course.

Send proof of payment to [email protected] or [email protected]


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