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  • Category Virtual Classroom
  • Duration 13,5 hours
  • Language English
  • Date 8-9-10 November 2021

Virtual Classroom

Managing EU Grants under PRAG rules and procedures

3-session training module to strengthen participants’ capacity to successfully manage EU grants for development projects.

Course Description

Discover how to manage EU grants according to the PRAG rules. Master the tools that will equip you to resolve all types of issues and challenges in the implementation of development projects financed by DG INTPA, DG NEAR and the EU Delegations. Become competent in cost eligibility, procurement, M&E, reporting and visibility. Ensure fruitful partnership and coordination mechanisms, learn how to properly deal with changes that might arise during project implementation and be ready for the expenditure verification.

Learning objectives

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

 

  • Properly apply PRAG procedures concerning grants.
  • Build and manage effective project partnerships.
  • Set up and use a suitable monitoring plan.
  • Deal with potential changes that arise during project implementation.
  • Implement communication and visibility activities according to relevant rules.
  • Report on results achieved and costs incurred.
  • Be prepared for the expenditure verification.
Structure and total commitment time

By subscribing to this course, you will have access to a dedicated page on the PuntoSud learning platform. From here, you can join the live sessions, download the course materials and complete all the assignments.

The curse is structured in 3 days of 3,5 hours of interactive online sessions combined with self-learning.

Total time commitment over the period of the course is approximately 13,5 hours:

 

  • Preliminary tasks 1 hour – you will be asked to introduce yourself complete the survey on training expectations and go through some preliminary training materials.

 

  • Live sessions10,5 hours – 3 sessions of 3,5 hours each - the session will be facilitated by PuntoSud experts and includes lectures, plenary and group discussions, group work, quizzes and online interactive exercises. The live sessions will be recorded and made available in the learning platform.

 

  • Additional learning material1,5 hours – for the duration of the course, you will have at your disposal additional readings and documents, exercises and interactive eLearning modules that you can follow at your own pace.

 

  • Forum discussion – you can ask questions and share relevant information with the trainers and the other participants.

 

  • Final tasks30 mins – complete the exit test and fill out the evaluation form.
Who is this course for

This course is designed for:

 

  • Staff of NGOs and other not-for-profit organizations with some experience in the EU funding and programming system who are interested in obtaining a complete overview on the key PRAG rules to follow when managing EU grants for their development projects.

 

  • Professionals and consultants who are interested in becoming more familiar with the implementing rules of grants under the PRAG.

 

  • NOT appropriate for pillar-assessed organizations’ staff acting under the Contribution Agreement.

 

Basic knowledge of the EU programming and funding system is needed for this course; previous experience in managing EU grants is suitable, but not compulsory.

Technical requirements

You will need access to a computer or tablet with a microphone and speakers or a headset, and an Internet connection. The course will be held over Zoom – no additional software is required.

 

How long will you have access to training material

All the material will be available 7 calendar days before the starting date and until 15 calendar days after the end of the last training session.

Certificate of attendance

Once you have completed all the training material and passed the exit test, your certificate of attendance for each specific course will be available to download from the learning platform. The certificates are always available in your profile page with historical data of all PuntoSud Academy courses you’ve attended.

Do you have any additional question?

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