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Course CategoryAudit

Event calendar iconNovember 02 - 20, 2020

Event time icon8:00 a.m.

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This virtual course will be delivered regionally via Zoom.

Registration is open to insular government professionals.

This course is limited to audit office officials within the US-affiliated Pacific islands.

Course Description

Understand the full grants management process, the current regulatory requirements governing grants and the role of auditors in developing strategies for assessing compliance and performance. Learn to develop audit objectives and procedures to identify issues and recommendations for constructive feedback, corrective action and accountability. Learn the stages of effective grants management from award, monitoring, audit and close-out. Become skillful at implementing strategies for auditing, application of cost principles performance measurement and reporting through each of the grant stages by applying those strategies in case studies. This class is part of the Graduate School USA Grants Management Certification program.

The structure of this course calls for 3-hour virtual sessions on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays over a 3-week period.

Will learn icon What You Will Learn

 After successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the full grants management process and current regulatory requirements governing grants
  2. Identify the role of auditors in providing guidance and feedback to grants managers
  3. Describe the role of auditors in providing audit recommendations, assistance and other constructive feedback to grants managers
  4. Identify options for audit objectives and procedures that are achievable and will provide timely, useful information
  5. Identify issues beyond compliance that need to be audited
  6. Evaluate and select staff for audit assignments, and know how to manage and communicate effectively with them

Who Should Attend

Auditors and others involved in the grants process.

Info icon Tuition Fees

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].










November 02 - 20, 2020

8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.


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CPEs - 27 Credit Hours

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Virtual Delivery

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Bob Adachi

Bob Adachi

Oakland, CA

Bob Adachi graduated from the University of California at Berkeley's Haas School of Business and has worked with the Internal Revenue Service and the Environmental Protection Agency Office of the Inspector General.