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Advancing Accountability - Best Practices for Contract & Grant Management

State Agencies:

The training program was developed for agency contract and grant managers and satisfies the training requirements in Section 287.057(14), Florida Statutes, for contract managers responsible for agreements exceeding $35,000. Best practices are presented for crucial areas of the contract and grant administration process. Emphasis is placed on areas of weakness that have been revealed through post-audits conducted by the Bureau of Auditing.

NOTE: All Advancing Accountability - Best Practices for Contract & Grant Management classes for state agencies are full through June 2013. Training dates for the next calendar quarter will be announced in an Agency Addressed Memorandum at a later date. Agency Addressed Memorandums are located on our website at http://www.myfloridacfo.com/aadir.

Providers:

The training program was developed to help non-state entities perform and document programmatic and fiscal requirements related to their contracts/agreements in a manner that ensures accountability over state resources and prevents delays in payments. Key managers and other staff responsible for establishing organizational policies and procedures for the administration of contracts and agreements with the State should attend. State funds may be used for travel expenses incurred for this training in accordance with Section 112.061, Florida Statutes, if such expenditures are allowable per the agreement and applicable laws, rules, and regulations and approved by the funding state agency.

To register for training, please submit a completed registration request as an email attachment to Accountability@myfloridacfo.com.

Contract/Grant Monitoring - Steps for Success

(Attendance of Advancing Accountability is a prerequisite) This is a workshop designed to give participants hands-on experience applying the concepts vital for successfully monitoring an agreement. Activities include creating a monitoring tool, scope of work, and deliverables. Other topics covered in the workshop include risk assessment, monitoring plans, and remedies.

NOTE: All Contract/Grant Monitoring - Steps for Success classes are full through June 2013. Training dates for the next calendar quarter will be announced in an Agency Addressed Memorandum at a later date. Agency Addressed Memorandums are located on our website at http://www.myflorida.com/aadir.

Florida Single Audit Act (FSAA)

This training was developed to provide participants with an understanding of the responsibilities and accountability requirements regarding state financial assistance. Activities include identifying state projects, classifying non-state organizations as recipients or vendors, and preparing compliance requirements for the State Projects Compliance Supplement. Topics discussed are intended to encourage the proper management of State resources. State agency personnel, independent CPAs, and recipients are encouraged to attend.

To register for training, please submit a completed registration request as an email attachment to Accountability@myfloridacfo.com.

NOTE: FSAA Training will be held at the Fletcher Building. Click here for directions to the Fletcher Building.

All other training, except the Video Conferences, will be held at the Betty Easley Conference Center. Click here for directions to the Betty Easley Center.

Contact us at (850) 413-5512 if you have any questions.