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Project Management for Grants

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This course will be delivered on-site in Palau.

Registration is open to insular government professionals.

Course Description

Project management involves leading a team to achieve specific goals and meet success criteria within a set timeframe. Projects are challenged by constraints such as scope, time, and budget. This course teaches program management techniques to improve grant implementation. You'll learn time-tested strategies and practical tools to effectively scope projects, allocate resources, and stay within budget and timelines.

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Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the core concepts that apply to a Product Manager role
  • Know the difference between Product Management & Project Manager
  • Help lead a product Team and learn how your team contributes to the success of a grant
  • Improve your relationship with stakeholders in your job as a grant Manager
  • Implement tools that are used for project management

Who Should Attend

APIPA conference sessions are intended for island government accountability professionals.  Audit, budget, finance, accounting, and related management and staff members will find interest and value in this presentation.

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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:

  • Full details of PITI-VITI's health and safety guidelines are available here.
  • Local health and safety guidelines for the government of Palau, which will be hosting this training, is available at
  • Please contact PITI-VITI Admin at [email protected] with any questions or concerns.










August 31, 2024

2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m.


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CPEs - 4 Credit Hours

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On-Site, Palau

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Republic of Palau, Palau

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David Rykken

David Rykken

Washington, DC

David Rykken has more than 25 years of experience in public service working with all levels of government. He has worked for HHS at headquarters in DC for the last 15 years as a Supervisory Management Analyst, a Senior Emergency Management Specialist, and a Supervisory Public Health Advisor.