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TOP 10 MISTAKES IN ORGANIZATIONAL POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
THAT PUT YOU AT RISK FOR NONCOMPLIANCE

Webinar • Tuesday, March 19, 2019 • 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET


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Prerequisites: None

Recommended Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Applications

Program Knowledge Level: Basic

Advanced Preparation: None

Even if you’re an expert on federal grant rules and regulations, you may be at risk for common mistakes that lead to serious audit findings.

That’s because knowing the regulations is just the start. You must also understand how those regulations affect organizational policies throughout the grant lifecycle. And you must make sure your entire staff translates those policies into compliant grant and financial procedures every day.

Start by learning where these 10 top mistakes arise—and the best strategies for avoiding them.

Register now for Top 10 Mistakes in Organizational Policies and Procedures that Put You at Risk for Noncompliance.

In this 90-minute webinar, a nationally recognized authority in grant writing and grants management alerts attendees to common compliance mistakes staff could be making every day. Elizabeth Gombash offers uniquely practical guidance for avoiding the 10 top risks created by the grant project staff and others throughout the organization.

Translate regulations into daily responsibilities. You’ll learn how grant regulations affect organizational policies and operations—and how to “mistake-proof” everyday responsibilities of staff throughout the grant lifecycle. Plus, you’ll have the chance to ask your own questions during the Q&A portion of the webinar.

Reserve your space now for practical guidance you can use immediately to reduce risk and strengthen grant-audit readiness, including:

  • The compliance risks associated with common organizational policies and procedures that affect federal grants
  • Uniform Guidance requirements associated with common operational risks
  • Strategies and steps for avoiding compliance risks throughout the grant lifecycle
  • The dynamics between different staff and departments within an organization, and how communication, collaboration and knowledge are critical to grant success
  • How grant performance and financial compliance are intertwined

Remember, you must know the rules for federal grants and how they should drive policies and operations. Don’t miss your opportunity to build this practical know-how into every phase of the grant lifecycle

Register now for Top 10 Mistakes in Organizational Policies and Procedures that Put You at Risk for Noncompliance.

Who Will Benefit

This webinar is of value non-federal entities, federal agency program managers and complies that provide pre-award or post-award services to clients. Attendees who will benefit most include:

  • Grant writers
  • Grant managers
  • Grant project directors
  • Organization administrators
  • Organization finance/accounting staff
  • Organization purchasing staff
  • Organization human resources staff

YOUR EXPERT(S):

Elizabeth Gombash

Elizabeth Gombash is the Managing Member of G Team Communication, LLC, an education consulting company that provides grant lifecycle support services to higher education clients. In addition to grant writing and strategic concept development, Ms. Gombash specializes in developing institutional grants management capacity to keep pace with evolving funder regulations and interpretations relating to internal control systems and compliance. She is a nationally recognized authority in grant writing and grants management, rooted in over 30 years of practical experience applying funder regulations, rules, and policies, most recently having retired as Associate Vice President of Strategic Grants Planning and Development at Seminole State College of Florida, and also having worked as a federal grants management specialist. Grants written by Ms. Gombash have been funded for over $110 million by numerous federal, state, and private sources, including grants from the U.S. Department of Education, the National Science Foundation, and the Health Resources and Services Administration. She has maintained an average annual funding rate of approximately 75% throughout her career. She has delivered numerous training workshops and conference presentations around the country, and written articles for professional publications. Ms. Gombash has served as a director on the national boards for the National Grants Management Association and the Council for Resource Development, and currently serves on Thompson Grants’ Editorial Advisory Board.

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