Not all donors have extensive regulations detailing how you must manage their funding. In the absence of specific donor requirements, Its upon every funded organization to determine how best to implement their projects in a responsible manner to guarantee intended outcomes and overall Project success.

This course covers best practices for managing core components of implementation, including procurement, financial management, personnel, subawards, reporting, and donor relationship management. Topics will be addressed across the proposal, negotiation, start-up, implementation and closeout stages, to identify key decisions at each phase. Each topic will be examined from the perspective of senior leadership, program staff and operational staff using real-life scenarios.

This program is tailor made to further enhance the knowledge of individuals involved in managing or handling of finances of various donor funded projects. Reference will be made to some of the donors such as World Bank, AfDB, BADEA, ADB, IDB, GIZ, etc.

This training will include:

  • Project challenges and conceptual framework;
  • Project financial management activities;
  • Project sequencing;
  • Project risk management;
  • Capital budgeting, financial analysis and financial control;
  • Sources of finance and negotiation in project finance;
  • Accounting systems, financial monitoring reports and annual financial reports;
  • Disbursement procedures of the funding agency and/or national government;
  • Understanding donor’s requirements for effective coordination;
  • Conflict, time and stress management in project           

Impact to you and your Organization:

  • Understand the principles and procedures of accounting in financial statement preparations
  • Analyze and interpret financial statements information
  • Assess the effectiveness in donor funds use and legal provisions guiding procurement functions
  • Design and implement donor funds budgets
  • Identify projects requiring donor funding
  • Develop project proposals
  • Monitor and evaluate projects funded by donors
  • Understand compliance with standards, legal and administrative frameworks

Who should Attend

  • Finance Directors
  • Finance Manager
  • Procurement Directors
  • Procurement managers
  • Procurement officers
  • Administrators
  • Project officers
  • Budget Accountants
  • Auditors
  • Chief Accountants
  • Credit Controllers


Compressed  Key Topics (Please contact us for a full Program Outline)

Financial management of donor funds
The objective of donor funds
Disbursement procedures
Revenue planning and cash management
Costing and cost reduction strategies
Supplies and procurement management
Preparation and interpretation of financial statements and reports for donor funds
Budgeting and budgetary control
Planning for donor funds and budgetary control systems
Evaluation of international aid offers
Planning, Budgeting, implementation, and management
The roles in the management of donor funds
Fraud prevention and detection
managing donor assets
Investment management
Intermediation services in the capital markets
Risk monitoring and control frameworks
Regular financial reporting and independent audits
Provision of financial and information systems
Quality assurance and compliance monitoring
Independent evaluation of projects and programs
Governance and Anti-Corruption (GAC) agenda
Disclosure and access to information​

Financial Management, Budgeting and Auditing of Donor Funded Projects​​


Also available for 2 to 3 day durations as well as 10 to 30-day training durations In-House and Live online

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