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Posted by on Oct 18, 2021

What’s New in Grants?

What’s New in Grants?

Happy Belated Fiscal New Year! Fiscal Year 2021 has ended, and Fiscal Year 2022 is in full swing.  Let’s take a look at what’s been happening that impacts the grants community: Uniform Guidance – Last August, OMB released the updated Uniform Guidance (2 CFR 200), and all of the provisions became effective by November 2020. […]

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Posted by on Oct 5, 2021

AGA Fraud 21 – A Brighter Outlook

AGA Fraud 21 – A Brighter Outlook

Regular attendees of the annual Association of Government Accountants (AGA) Internal Control & Fraud Prevention Training may have been struck by the contrasting tone of this year’s event, “Fraud 21,” from the previous year’s — from doom and gloom to hopeful and actionable. Fraud 20 was marked by the incredibly sobering statistics related to the pandemic, […]

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Posted by on Sep 29, 2021

Internal Control is Essential During Federal Emergency Responses

Internal Control is Essential During Federal Emergency Responses

In the early COVID-19 pandemic response of the federal government, the Small Business Administration (SBA) was charged with distributing nearly a trillion dollars of emergency relief funds through the Payment Protection Plan (PPP) and Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) programs as quickly as possible. In doing so, they had to choose two of three options: […]

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Posted by on Sep 23, 2021

Empowered Leadership at the AAFEA Leadership Development Workshop

Empowered Leadership at the AAFEA Leadership Development Workshop

Management Concepts was proud to partner with the African American Federal Executive Association (AAFEA) again at the virtual 17th annual Leadership Development Workshop focusing on “Empowered Leadership,” which took place September 20-22, 2021. Management Concepts supports AAFEA’s mission to promote career-enhancing opportunities for those at the GS-13 level and above, addressing the core subjects critical […]

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Posted by on Sep 9, 2021

How to Operate Under a Continuing Resolution

How to Operate Under a Continuing Resolution

On September 1, 2021, Steve Butler kept 500 attendees on the edge of their seats as he guided them through a live 75-minute webinar, “Agency Operations in the Absence of Regular Appropriation Bills: The Do’s and Don’ts of Conducting Business During a Continuing Resolution.” With their increasing frequency, knowing what to do and what not […]

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