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January 2023 Webinar
Wednesday, January 25, 2023, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST
Category: Webinars

Monthly Webinars

1-2 p.m. ET  |  January 25, 2023

Members: FREE registration and opportunity to earn CPE credits!
Non-Members: $174 
(registration includes optional 1-year NGMA membership + opportunity to earn CPE credit)


Panel Discussion on “Best Practices and Lessons Learned from Implementing a Grants Management Solution”
Presented by
Kajal Patel, Director with the perspective of a Grant Management Software Implementer, Guidehouse
Steve Thompson,
Chief of Strategic Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation, Director, State of Rhode Island Grant Management Office
Panel Moderator:
Katie Kirstein,
Associate Director, Guidehouse

The grants management process can be confusing and challenging at times but finding the right grants management solution can streamline the process and improve efficiencies in all phases of the grants lifecycle.  In this session, hear best practices on key items to consider when implementing a grant management system and lessons learned from a state entity that recently completed a full implementation of a new system.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discover the keys to a thorough requirements-gathering process

  • Understand the importance of workflow standardizations

  • Understand how to evaluate system integration considerations and which will be most important long term


Participants have the opportunity to earn 1 CPE credit | Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge

To be awarded the CPE credit, participants must respond to all three of the polling questions posed during the live program. 

Prerequisites   None  
Who Should Attend   Grant Professionals, including Grant Specialists, Grant Administrators, Grant Managers, Program Officers, Grant Officers, Auditors  
Program Level   Basic
Advance Preparation   None  
Delivery Method   Group Internet Based


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Event Policies  

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For additional information or assistance with registration, please contact Kelli Klepic at [email protected] or (202) 997-9982


National Grants Management Association is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State Boards of Accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual course for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.