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Uniform Guidance Update

Total Credits: 2.2 including 1.2 Accounting - Technical, 1 Auditing- Technical

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Accounting and Auditing |  ACPEN Industry Institute |  Grant Compliance and Management
Karen Norris
Course Levels:
2.2 Hours
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Professionals who work with federal grants must stay up to date with the uniform guidance, The uniform guidance, however, is a living document. Revisions occur over time as new legislation and other requirements are implemented. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released a proposed update of the uniform guidance 1/22/20, and the Final Rule 8/13/20, This two-hour presentation describes changes in requirements between the prior version and the new Final Rule, including: (1) key federal regulations that impact grants, (2) funding and issues that place grants at risk, (3) updates to the uniform guidance across the full grants lifecycle, (4) data elements and technology, and (5) other resources to stay current. 


Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Name past federal regulations, legislation, and other federal interactions that impacted the uniform guidance
  • Explain past funding issues that placed grants at risk
  • Identify the August 13th Final Rule Updates
  • Raise awareness about Technology and Data
  • Locate resources about staying current

Major Subjects
  • Grants
  • Grants management
  • Grants accounting
  • Grants audit
  • Federal grant 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.



Tue, Dec 21, 2021 - 08:00am to 10:06am MST

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For All wanting to learn more on Uniform Guidance Update
Original Recording Date 11/20/2020
Yellow Book No
Course Developer Karen Norris
Date Added to Catalog 11/02/2020

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Overall:      4.6

Total Reviews: 25


Carol Huff C - Bryan, Texas

"Excellent information. Very relevant!"

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"Speaks very clear and easy to listen to voice. Make such a complicated topic interesting and easier to understand."

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"Karen was an excellent presenter."

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