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Updating Policies and Procedures

Total Credits: 1 including .5 Accounting (Governmental) - Technical, .5 Auditing (Governmental) - Technical

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Accounting and Auditing |  ACPEN Industry Institute |  Grant Compliance and Management
Karen Norris
Course Levels:
All Levels
1 hour
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With the implementation of the newly revised uniform guidance, all federal agencies and nonfederal entities need to update their policies and procedures as part of their system of internal control. This session reviews the provisions in the uniform guidance that require written policies and procedures, and presents other suggestions for updating policies and procedures including handy templates. 

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Raise awareness about uniform guidance provisions that require written policies & procedures.
  • Identify other areas that may need updates.
  • Increase skills about writing policies & procedures.
  • Establish local processes for updates.

Major Subjects
  • grants
  • grants management
  • grants audit
  • grants accounting
  • federal grants regulations

Course Materials


Karen Norris's Profile

Karen Norris Related seminars and products

Karen Norris is nationally recognized in the grants community as a consultant and Subject Matter Expert (SME) for kanoco - a Karen Norris Company in Gaithersburg, MD. She has experience in grants and contracts for more than 20 years, previously as a grants administrator for educational institutions in the State of Maryland, as an author and managing editor for grants publications at a national publishing house, and currently as a consultant. Norris has served on the Board of Directors of professional associations and editorial advisory boards. She is an invited annual presenter at national conferences and regional training events, including the Grant Professionals Association, National Grants Management Association, Management Concepts, Maryland Governor's Grants Office, and others. Norris advises clients and conducts webinars, virtual classes, eLearning, and onsite grants training. The White House Conference on Aging published her white paper about health grants. Norris has provided testimony to the Maryland General Assembly supporting legislation about the de minimis indirect rate, and has responded to information requests about the grants process from the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management. Norris has served as a federal reviewer for the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.



Sat, Jul 31, 2021 - 12:00pm to 01:02pm EDT
Wed, Aug 11, 2021 - 02:00pm to 03:02pm EDT
Mon, Aug 23, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:02am EDT
Sat, Sep 11, 2021 - 12:00pm to 01:02pm EDT
Wed, Sep 22, 2021 - 02:00pm to 03:02pm EDT
Thu, Oct 07, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:02am EDT
Fri, Oct 22, 2021 - 12:00pm to 01:02pm EDT
Fri, Nov 12, 2021 - 02:00pm to 03:02pm EST
Wed, Nov 24, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:02am EST
Mon, Dec 06, 2021 - 12:00pm to 01:02pm EST
Thu, Dec 16, 2021 - 02:00pm to 03:02pm EST

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For All wanting to learn more about the uniform guidance, annual compliance supplement, internal control, and providing technical assistance to recipients about policies and procedures.
Original Recording Date 12/20
Yellow Book no
Course Developer Karen Norris, Principal, Kanoco Consulting
Date Added to Catalog 12/2020

Additional Information

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Instructional Delivery Method Group Internet Based
Course Registration Requirements Online Registration
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Overall:      4.3

Total Reviews: 4


Robert K

"Great course!"

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