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Handling Grants in Government: What Auditors Want and How to Deliver


Live Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

The mismanagement of federal grant money can cause government organizations to suffer severe
consequences and possibly face criminal charges. How can your agency stay compliant and properly
follow all spending and documentation rules to avoid the most common mistakes that will result
in these costly consequences? Join us for this informative, 60-minute webinar where you and your
colleagues will learn:

  • Key strategies for complying with all federal cost principles
  • What you can and cannot do with your federal grant money in 2017
  • Grant pitfalls: How to avoid common mistakes & costly penalties
  • Recordkeeping & documentation rules you need to stay compliant

Program Highlights

  • Documenting Federal Grant Expenditures: Do's and Don'ts for Compliance

    • Government funds spending rules: What applies and what does not
    • Cost principles you must follow to stay compliant in 2017
    • Grants documentation: How to follow explicit and implicit rules
  • What Auditors Want To See And How To Successfully Deliver

    • Consequences of noncompliance with U.S. Grant Agreements
    • Specific issues that should always be on your radar
    • Keys to carefully handle an audit and limit its impact
  • Grants Management Errors: Avoid Common Mistakes & Severe Consequences

    • Maintaining your grant dollars: Rules and regulations you need to know
    • Lessons learned from the mistakes of others: Bulletproof your actions
    • Specific examples of items that are often poorly documented & penalized
  • Live Question and Answer Section - Have your specific Grants Management questions answered!

About The Speaker

David Ngo has been employed by The New School since May 2017 as Associate Provost. David is also employed by BOBD Consulting Group, LLC since December 2016 as Vice President & Chief Operating Officer. He is also a Co-Principal Investigator on a research award since January 2016.

  • In the past, David has worked at the University of Texas - Southwestern Medical Center as the Assistant Vice President of Sponsored Programs Administration. He also has worked at the University of Wisconsin - Madison's Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, serving as: Managing Officer, University Effort Administrator/ECRT Manager, Senior Grants & Contracts Specialist and Grants & Contracts Specialist.
  • David has knowledge and experience in advancing, promoting and facilitating the research, education, patient care and outreach missions of universities through supporting and administering extramurally sponsored projects.
  • David holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Economics and Industrial Engineering from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. He also holds a Master's of Business Administration degree from Cardinal Stritch University. In 2009, David graduated from the National Council of University Research Administrators' Leadership Development Institute. In 2013, David graduated from the National Council of University Research Administrators' Executive Leadership Program.

Program Benefits

This highly-informational 60-minute webinar will provide the best strategies for complying with all federal cost principles to ensure your fund procedures align with current government spending and documentation regulations.