Identify the audit and compliance challenges companies face in implementing contracts. 4. Yes – USAID`s proposed participation is considered SUBSTANTIAL INVOLVEMENT and, therefore, the appropriate implementation instrument is a cooperation agreement. This course is an introduction to the compliance landscape of USAID contracts with a comparison with that of cooperation contracts. Trainers are experienced practitioners who will review the full range of administrative requirements for contracts, eligible/unauthorized costs, and the essential requirements of the system (accounting, human resources, travel, procurement and underfunding). The course is a mix of presentation, small group work, problem-solving and time for questions and answers. (1 MB) Infographic: What is a cooperation agreement? What are the most important differences between contracts and cooperation agreements? If USAID wants to negotiate with your organization before deciding whether to receive a bonus, your organization should know more about our policies that are part of the contract or support bonus. · Understand how to find answers to contract management and compliance questions. Have a theoretical basis for compliance with USAID contracts, financial and administrative staff: financial officers, controllers, accounting and compliance managers, who are permanently responsible for contract management, grants and cooperation agreements. · Understanding the administrative challenges of switching from cooperation contracts to contracts How can we manage our existing policies and practices when a contract imposes additional restrictions? Program content/learning objectivesThe purpose of the workshop is to provide comprehensive and detailed monitoring of compliance with USAID contracts, comparing/contrasting with that of cooperation contracts. The course is a mix of presentation, small group work, problem-solving and time for questions and answers. Among the topics discussed: Learn about the best practices of the NGO community when managing a transition from cooperation contracts to contracts, participants in this USAID contract course are expected to have knowledge of USAID rules and rules on grants and cooperation agreements. In particular, they should know 22CFR26 and 22CFR28.
This knowledge can be gained through participation in our USAID Rules – Regulations: Grants – Cooperative Agreements and/or by the time it takes to implement USAID cooperation agreements. This knowledge will be of great use for the study of USAID contracts. · Financial audit and follow-up of subcontracting and subcontracting “ This workshop was for me an eye opener. Improved my understanding of contracts as opposed to cooperation agreements. Who should be AttendProgram employees: Program staff in the field with a need to know the requirements of USAID, especially if their organization is new to contracts, or is considering subcontractors. Aid is financial support from the U.S. government to an organization – through a grant or cooperation agreement – to help achieve a project that benefits the Community and promotes the goals of the United States.