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Navigating Your Uniform Guidance Responsibilities as Prime and Subrecipients

Whether you are the prime or subrecipient, this training is for you! By taking this course, you will gain insight into your role and responsibilities and how to apply practical solutions to challenges that often occur in complex grant projects.


Overview

Navigating Your Uniform Guidance Responsibilities as Prime and Subrecipients: How to Effectively Manage & Successfully Participate in a Grant Partnership

Led By Toni Demaglio 
Participants will receive 7 GPCI Credit

Are you looking for a training that covers the subaward process through the perspective of both the prime recipient and subrecipient? If so, than this eLearning course is for you! 

This course focuses on the use of best practices to effectively manage the grant partnership and those that contribute to a successful relationship between the prime and subrecipient.  In addition, the course will emphasize how the subrecipient can maintain an automatous role in the grant project while contributing to the project outcomes.

eLearning is perfect for busy, geographically dispersed members of the grants team, like you! Learners move at their own pace and are in complete control over when and where they engage with the training. Learning can take place 24/7 and participants can pause, rewind and re-access any part of the training at any time. 

Are you looking for a online training that you can take at your own pace or does a more structured course fit your needs better?
This eLearning course provides  you with the option to participate at your own pace with on-demand eLearning or participate on a weekly schedule with other students by signing up for one of our seasonal courses.

2020 Winter Session: January 6 - February 10 | Enter WINTER at checkout

2020 Spring Session: April 6 - May 11 | Enter SPRING at checkout 

2020 Summer Session: July 6 - August 10 | Enter SUMMER at checkout

2020 Fall Session: October 5 - November 9 | Enter FALL at checkout

On-Demand eLearning: No Promocode needed at checkout

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the various types of subawards available under the Uniform Guidance.
  • Gain knowledge to determine the type of award instrument that should be used to make a subaward, identify the components necessary for inclusion into a subaward agreement, and how subrecipients can negotiate the terms and conditions of the agreement.
  • Determine their readiness to lead a grant as the prime recipient
  • Learn the steps to take to assess whether or not engaging as a subrecipient with a particular entity will be a “good fit.”
  • Understand the necessary steps to take prior to making or accepting a subaward.
  • Review the obligations of the Pass-through entity as defined in 2 CFR 200,including risk assessment, monitoring, and closeout of the grant award.
Who Should Take This Course?
This online course is essential for all grantees of Federal awards who serve as prime recipients or subrecipients. Those in the following positions will benefit most:

Project Managers

Project Investigators

Grant Managers

Compliance Officers

Finance Managers

Grant Accounts

Members of Senior Leadership Teams

Pricing

Course Pricing
Students 1-9: $395 each

Students 10-24: $195 each

Students 25+: $95 each

Course Availability

2020 Seasonal courses are now available for students to participate on a weekly schedule with other students. This is a 6-week course and will take place over the course of the following weeks:  

Winter Session: January 6 - February 10 | Enter WINTER at checkout

Spring Session: April 6 - May 11 | Enter SPRING at checkout 

Summer Session: July 6 - August 10 | Enter SUMMER at checkout

Fall Session: October 5 - November 9 | Enter FALL at checkout

On-Demand eLearning: No Promocode needed at checkout

You also have the option to participate at your own pace with on-demand eLearning, which gives you and your team complete control over when and where you choose to engage with the training.

Syllabus

Module 1: The Basics
  1. Students will understand the various types of subawards available under the Uniform Guidance.
  2. Students will gain knowledge to determine the type of award instrument that should be used.
  3. Students will be able to assess their capacities required to determine their readiness to lead a grant as the prime recipient. 
  4. Students will gain knowledge of the steps to take to assess whether or not engaging as a subrecipient with a particular entity will be a “good fit.”  
Module 2: Before You Spend a Penny
  1. Students will gain knowledge of the necessary steps to take prior to making or accepting a subaward.
  2. Students will be able to identify the components necessary for inclusion into a subaward agreement, and how to negotiate the terms of the agreement.
  3. Best practices for prime recipients to establish a solid foundation to ensure successful subrecipients relationships and grant projects.
  4. Establish your role as a subrecipient and partner in the project.
Module 3: Implementation of a Subaward Agreement
  1. Students will learn the obligations of the Pass-through entity as defined in 2 CFR 200.
  2. Students will learn about the monitoring obligations of PTEs.
  3. Students gain knowledge of how performance measures can be used to support monitoring methods.
  4. Students will learn how monitoring is used to determine the need for special conditions that can be attached to the award.
Module 4:  Delving Deeper into  Subrecipient Monitoring: How site Visits can help Prime Recipients comply with Pass-trough requirements
  1. Students will learn aspects of conducting Programmatic Site Visits, including documents to review.
  2. Students will learn how to provide feedback to the subrecipient, construct a corrective action plan, and determine if the Federal Awarding Agency should be contacted with concerns.
  3. Students will learn how subrecipients should prepare for the review.
  4. Students will learn how to properly close out a grant so that all obligations of the Federal award are met. 

Instructor

Toni DeMaglio is currently responsible for the post-award grant management at Seminole State College of Florida. In this capacity, she provides interpretation of policies and rules to insure the conformance of federal and state laws, rules, regulations and agency/program policies. Her primary responsibility is to keep grants in the state of audit-readiness by providing technical assistance to college personnel in the areas of fiscal integrity as they relate to programmatic activities. She works closely with project directors and financial services to prevent and identify activities and charges that would be unallowable under grant regulations, and if required, recommends corrective action plans. Toni designs College grants management training for grant project directors, administrators and support staff.  She also assures that statutory/administrative requirements and grant conditions have been met during the closeout of each grant.

In her 15 years of post-award management she has served in a grants compliance officer capacity at two institutions. Her pervious grants management experience includes serving as a project director for federal, state, and private grants, under her leadership, grants consistently exceeded their objectives.

Her consultant experience has included being retained as a compliance expert for a US Department of Labor grant; assessing post-award management gaps and recommending processes and procedure improvements; and assessing post-award management needs and designing grants management professional development training. She is often requested to present at national and statewide conferences on compliance and grant management issues; and has served as a peer panel reviewer for seven federal grant award competitions. Toni has chaired the Education Committee for the National Grants Management Association and served as a Director for the National Grants Management Association Board. She served as one of the six subject matter experts who developed the content of the Body of Knowledge for the Specialist Certification in Grants Management.