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On-Demand Webinars
Mar 31, 2021
How to Prepare for Compliance Audits Under Grants and Cooperative Ag - Webinar 3 - 2021 Grants and Cooperative Agreements Series
2021 Grants and Cooperative Agreements for Government Contractors
Webinar Description: In this session, we will examine subpart F of 2 CFR 200 and discuss the post award audit requirements associated with grants and cooperative agreements. We will examine the Compliance Supplement and how it is used by auditors during the audit. We will review the most common audit procedures used and discuss how an organization can prepare in advance to help ensure a successful compliance audit. Learning Objectives: By the end of this session, students will be familiar with the audit requirements associated with grants and cooperative agreements. Students will have an understanding of how organizations have received non-compliance findings in the past and what the best practices are the help ensure their organization does not have any findings. This webinar is eligible for CLE/CPE credit. Series Description: Grants and Cooperative Agreements for Government Contractors (3-part webinar series) Each year the Federal government issues more funding as grants and cooperative agreements than contracts. This trend has accelerated in the past year and seen increased media attention due to the COVID-19 crisis and the race for a vaccine and other treatments. As the Federal funding landscape continues to evolve more traditional government contractors have learned to leverage grants and cooperative agreements to their advantage. In this series, we will introduce you to grants and cooperative agreement funding, discuss the relevant post award compliance considerations, and teach you how to prepare for successful post award compliance audits.
On-Demand Webinars
Mar 24, 2021
Post Award Compliance for Grants and Cooperative Agreements - Webinar 2 - 2021 Grants and Cooperative Agreements Series
2021 Grants and Cooperative Agreements for Government Contractors
Webinar Description: In this session, we will focus on the post award compliance requirements associated with grants and cooperative agreements. We will examine subpart D of 2 CFR 200 and discuss some of the key differences between compliance for grants vs. contracts. Our focus will be on the high-risk business functions including procurement, time and effort reporting, travel, property management, financial reporting, and subaward administration. Lastly, we will discuss best practices for compliance with the post award compliance requirements associated with grants and cooperative agreements, including recommended policies and procedures. Learning Objectives: By the end of this session, students will be familiar with the post award compliance requirements associated with grants and cooperative agreements. Students will also be prepared to adopt organizational practices that will help ensure successful post award performance. This webinar is eligible for CLE/CPE credit. Series Description: Grants and Cooperative Agreements for Government Contractors (3-part webinar series) Each year the Federal government issues more funding as grants and cooperative agreements than contracts. This trend has accelerated in the past year and seen increased media attention due to the COVID-19 crisis and the race for a vaccine and other treatments. As the Federal funding landscape continues to evolve more traditional government contractors have learned to leverage grants and cooperative agreements to their advantage. In this series, we will introduce you to grants and cooperative agreement funding, discuss the relevant post award compliance considerations, and teach you how to prepare for successful post award compliance audits.
On-Demand Webinars
Mar 17, 2021
Introduction to Grants and Cooperative Agreements - Webinar 1 - 2021 Grants and Cooperative Agreements Series
2021 Grants and Cooperative Agreements for Government Contractors
Webinar Description: Program Description: In this session, we will examine the key characteristics that define grants and cooperative agreements. We will discuss their common uses and how government contractors have used this type of funding in the past to their advantage. We will also navigate the various regulatory frameworks that govern grants and cooperative agreements, including 2 CFR 200 (Uniform Guidance). Learning Objectives: By the end of this session, students will understand the regulatory framework and key characteristics that separate contracts, grants, and cooperative agreements. They will also have an understanding of the advantages that grants and cooperative agreements can provide to their organization. This webinar is eligible for CLE/CPE credit. Series Description: Grants and Cooperative Agreements for Government Contractors (3-part webinar series) Each year the Federal government issues more funding as grants and cooperative agreements than contracts. This trend has accelerated in the past year and seen increased media attention due to the COVID-19 crisis and the race for a vaccine and other treatments. As the Federal funding landscape continues to evolve more traditional government contractors have learned to leverage grants and cooperative agreements to their advantage. In this series, we will introduce you to grants and cooperative agreement funding, discuss the relevant post award compliance considerations, and teach you how to prepare for successful post award compliance audits.
On-Demand Webinars
Feb 11, 2021
2020 CPSR Year in Review
Many of us were happy to celebrate the end to a very challenging 2020. Now that we are approach 2021 as a year filled with great promises, what were the compliance lessons learned in 2020 that we must take note of? The purpose of this webinar is to discuss the top CPSR related topics and trends that we observed as areas of focus during 2020. During this webinar, J.A. White & Associates Inc. provides a comprehensive overview of the key elements that CPSR Analysts focused on when conducting a CPSR. Topics will include:  Impact of COVID on CPSR's  Major Compliance Topics  Key CPSR Trends  Managing the CPSR  Documentation Trends  Developing Effective Corrective Action Plans  Post-CPSR Issues
On-Demand Webinars
Oct 15, 2020
2020 GAUGE Report - Leveraging Technology to Optimize your Business
To help government contractors maintain success and thrive through the current COVID-19 pandemic, CohnReznick and Unanet have again collaborated to create the 4th annual benchmarking survey report. Known as the GAUGE Report, this essential resource covers five key categories: Government Contract Compliance, Accounting, Utilization, Growth, and Efficiencies. Join us as we share highlights from the 2020 Report to help you improve your operations as we focus this year on leveraging technology to optimize business operations. Learning Objectives (After completing this webinar, you will have learned):  DCAA audit trends for future compliance requirements  Financial management best practices to stay competitive  Market trends to assist with creating and modifying business strategies  Best practices for optimizing technology
On-Demand Webinars
Oct 2, 2020
Opportunities for COVID Response Funding
During this webinar, panelists from BDO; Rogers, Joseph O'Donnell; and SMI will discuss areas of increased COVID-19 response funding and how fundamental government contracting considerations may be implicated in the unique circumstances of emergency response contracting. They'll also help you identify opportunities and share best practices for meeting the federal government's needs in these areas. Topics will include: USG  Federal Spending Update  Funding agencies  Funding opportunities  Defense Production Act (SMI - Mark Gilman)  Congressional programmatic adds (SMI - David Visi)  Best practices NGO  Funding organizations  Funding opportunities Contracting Considerations  Competition requirements/challenges  Liability  Claims Learning Objectives: After completing this webinar you will have a better understanding of the following: - areas of increased COVID-19 response funding; - how fundamental government contracting considerations may be implicated in the unique circumstances of emergency response contracting; - and be able to identify opportunities and share best practices for meeting the federal government's needs in these areas
On-Demand Webinars
Sep 29, 2020
How to Prepare for Compliance Audits Under Grants and Cooperative Agreements
2020 Grants and Cooperative Agreements
Series Description: Each year the Federal government issues more funding as grants and cooperative agreements than contracts. This trend has accelerated in the past year and seen increased media attention due to the COVID-19 crisis and the race for a vaccine and other treatments. As the Federal funding landscape continues to evolve more traditional government contractors have learned to leverage grants and cooperative agreements to their advantage. In this series, we will introduce you to grants and cooperative agreement funding, discuss the relevant post award compliance considerations, and teach you how to prepare for successful post award compliance audits. Webinar Description: This is the third and final of three webinars in the series. : In this session, we will examine subpart F of 2 CFR 200 and discuss the post award audit requirements associated with grants and cooperative agreements. We will examine the Compliance Supplement and how it is used by auditors during the audit. We will review the most common audit procedures used and discuss how an organization can prepare in advance to help ensure a successful compliance audit. Learning Objectives: By the end of this session, students will be familiar with the audit requirements associated with grants and cooperative agreements. Students will have an understanding of how organizations have received non-compliance findings in the past and what the best practices are the help ensure their organization does not have any findings. Presenter: Dan Durst
On-Demand Webinars
Sep 22, 2020
Post Award Compliance for Grants and Cooperative Agreements
2020 Grants and Cooperative Agreements
Series Description: Each year the Federal government issues more funding as grants and cooperative agreements than contracts. This trend has accelerated in the past year and seen increased media attention due to the COVID-19 crisis and the race for a vaccine and other treatments. As the Federal funding landscape continues to evolve more traditional government contractors have learned to leverage grants and cooperative agreements to their advantage. In this series, we will introduce you to grants and cooperative agreement funding, discuss the relevant post award compliance considerations, and teach you how to prepare for successful post award compliance audits. Webinar Description: This is the second of three webinars in the series. In this session, we will focus on the post award compliance requirements associated with grants and cooperative agreements. We will examine subpart D of 2 CFR 200 and discuss some of the key differences between compliance for grants vs. contracts. Our focus will be on the high-risk business functions including procurement, time and effort reporting, travel, property management, financial reporting, and subaward administration. Lastly, we will discuss best practices for compliance with the post award compliance requirements associated with grants and cooperative agreements, including recommended policies and procedures. Learning Objectives: By the end of this session, students will be familiar with the post award compliance requirements associated with grants and cooperative agreements. Students will also be prepared to adopt organizational practices that will help ensure successful post award performance. Presenter: Dan Durst
On-Demand Webinars
Sep 15, 2020
REAs and Claims As A Result of COVID - What You Need to Know
REAs and Claims As A Result of COVID - What You Need to Know Description: BDO and RJO are teaming up to offer a seminar that will cover the topics associated with seeking requests for equitable adjustment or claims on government contracts for costs or delays associated with COVID. The course will orient attendees to the unique legal landscape of these claims including authorities for equitable adjustment, pitfalls to avoid, and the mechanics of REAs and claims including accounting for costs and submitting the REA/Claim. Learning Objectives: 1) understand the legal authorities and implementing guidance permitting recovery for COVID-caused costs and delays; 2) understand the risks associated with these REA's and claims and identify best practices to avoid False Claims Act liability; 3) understand the best practices for pricing and accounting for COVID-caused costs and delays. Presenters: Aaron Raddock of BDO, Lucas T. Hanback of Rogers Joseph O'Donnell and Stephen Bacon of Rogers Joseph O'Donnell
On-Demand Webinars
Sep 8, 2020
Introduction to Grants and Cooperative Agreements for Government Contractors
2020 Grants and Cooperative Agreements
Series Description: Each year the Federal government issues more funding as grants and cooperative agreements than contracts. This trend has accelerated in the past year and seen increased media attention due to the COVID-19 crisis and the race for a vaccine and other treatments. As the Federal funding landscape continues to evolve more traditional government contractors have learned to leverage grants and cooperative agreements to their advantage. In this series, we will introduce you to grants and cooperative agreement funding, discuss the relevant post award compliance considerations, and teach you how to prepare for successful post award compliance audits. Webinar Description: This is the first of three webinars in the series. In this session, we will examine the key characteristics that define grants and cooperative agreements. We will discuss their common uses and how government contractors have used this type of funding in the past to their advantage. We will also navigate the various regulatory frameworks that govern grants and cooperative agreements, including 2 CFR 200 (Uniform Guidance). Learning Objectives: By the end of this session, students will understand the regulatory framework and key characteristics that separate contracts, grants, and cooperative agreements. They will also have an understanding of the advantages that grants and cooperative agreements can provide to their organization. Presenter: Dan Durst