August 15 - 20, 2022
This course will be delivered on-site in US Virgin Islands.
Registration for this course is invitation-only. Please email us for additional details.
This course is limited to public sector professional working for the U.S. Virgin Islands government.
The Grants Management Overview course will provide updated information about grants and cooperative agreements, including the responsibilities of recipients and key tasks that must be completed during the project period. This course will be informative for administrative, finance and program staff from organizations that are involved with grant implementation. It will also be relevant for new staff on existing grants who do not have extensive experience in grants management.
This 5-day half day (Mornings) course will provide information about the how to implement grants and put internal controls in place. You’ll learn how to find resources and learn about what is necessary to stay in compliance managing grants. This course “builds” from each day to the next. Participants should plan to attend the entire course or risk becoming lost because they have skipped a session. There will be opportunities to create grants management tools as well as do program assessments. There will also be afternoon session available for offices who have specific technical assistance requests.
The structure of this course is 4-hour daily sessions over a five-day period.
After successful completion of this course, participants should be able to:
This training is most relevant for staff who are involved in the programmatic and/or financial management of a grant.
For all on-site training in the insular areas, the Graduate School USA's Pacific and Virgin Islands Training Initiatives (PITI-VITI) works closely with local training hosts to ensure that participants, instructors, and training support staff enjoy a safe learning experience. Please note the following:
With funding support from the United States Department of the Interior, Office of Insular Affairs, courses are available free of charge for government accountability professionals within the insular areas. The course fee is waived and there is no cost to register and attend, Professionals who do not meet the above criteria, please contact [email protected]
David Rykken has more than 20 years of experience in public service working with all levels of government. He has worked for HHS at headquarters in DC for the last 12 years as a Supervisory Management Analyst, a Senior Emergency Management Specialist and a Supervisory Public Health Advisor. Previously, he served as the Chief of the Ancillary Services in the Republic of Palau.READ MORE
Photos from recent activities hosted by the Pacific and Virgin Islands Training Initiatives (PITI-VITI) in support of conferences, training and leadership development, are available below.