Advanced Grants Ethics Monitoring and Administration

Date Format Fees  
03 Apr - 06 Apr, 2023 Classroom ₦200,000 Register
03 Oct - 06 Oct, 2023 Classroom ₦200,000 Register
03 Apr - 06 Apr, 2023 Classroom ₦200,000 Register

Event Details

As a grants professional, you’re constantly collecting and reviewing reports—but what happens next? You will practice implementing a Federal grant monitoring plan while weighing constantly changing information about program data, risks, resources, and requirements. Then you will use monitoring results to evaluate, report, and improve your advanced monitoring practices at the award and programmatic levels. This includes how and when to put technical assistance and corrective action plans into place.

  • Assess programmatic compliance, risk and appropriate controls, and sufficiency of an annual program monitoring plan
  • Adjust monitoring efforts throughout plan implementation as information becomes available
  • Use annual monitoring results to revise and update monitoring plans for the following year



Planning Monitoring

  • Assessing Programmatic Compliance
  • Assessing Internal Controls (COSO Compliance)
  • Assessing Completeness
  • Monitoring Plan Analysis and Feedback (Capstone)


Implementing and Evaluating Monitoring Plans

  • Adjusting throughout Implementation
  • Determining Need for Technical Assistance or Sanctions/Enforcement
  • Responding to Funder Scrutiny


Improving Monitoring Plans

  • Completing the Monitoring Cycle
  • Documenting Monitoring Plan Recommendations (Capstone)
  • Monitoring Federal Grants and Cooperative Agreements for Federal Personnel
  • Sub awarding for Pass-Through Entities
  • Monitoring Federal Grants for Pass-Through Entities


Standards of Conduct

  • Standards of Conduct for Executive Branch Employees
  • Gifts from Outside Sources
  • Misuse of Public Office
  • Outside Activities
  • Conflicts of Interest
  • The “Revolving Door” Issue


Program Fraud and Abuse

  • What Is Program Fraud and Abuse?
  • Ethics and Program Fraud


Government Involvement with Recipients

  • Duties of Grants and Program Personnel
  • Adhering to the Standards of Conduct in the Grants Environment
  • Areas of Special Concern in the Grants Environment


Restrictions on Lobbying

  • Entities Subject to Restrictions on Lobbying
  • Lobbying Restrictions on Recipients
  • Prohibitions on Lobbying by Agencies


Grant Application Review Issues

  • Introduction
  • Peer Review Issues
  • Protecting Privacy of Applicants
  • Introduction to Grants and Cooperative Agreements for Federal Personnel
  • Monitoring Federal Grants and Cooperative Agreements for Federal Personnel



The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.



1ST BATCH:                       3rd - 6th Apr, 2023

2ND BATCH:                      3rd - 6th Oct, 2023

  • Venue

    Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba Lagos.

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