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Course CategoryAudit

Event calendar iconJune 25 - 27, 2024

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This virtual course will be delivered regionally via Zoom.

Registration is open to insular government professionals.

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. 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. Practice strategies for auditing, applying cost principles performance measurement, and reporting through each grant stage by using those strategies in case studies

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Learning Outcomes:

  • Explain the full grants management process and current regulatory requirements governing grants
  • Identify the role of auditors in providing guidance and feedback to grant managers
  • Describe the role of auditors in providing audit recommendations, assistance, and other constructive feedback to grant managers
  • Identify options for audit objectives and procedures that are achievable and will provide timely, useful information
  • Identify issues beyond compliance that need to be audited

Who Should Attend

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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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].










June 25 - 27, 2024

9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.


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CPEs - 6 Credit Hours

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Virtual Delivery

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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.