Financial Management of EU Funded Projects & External Auditing
Stress free management practices and dealing successfully with auditing by the European Commission.
Course Starts on 21th November!

Financial Management of EU Funded Projects & External Auditing

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Stress free management practices and dealing successfully with auditing by the European Commission.

 

Why to take this course?

Sound Financial Management practices are critical for a successful completion of a European project. Any European funded project is subject to audit by the European Commission for five years after its end and EC audits have been significantly increased at a European level the last three years for ensuring transparent and sound practices are applied and public money are well spent.

  • today 21-24 November 2017
  • room
    Science 14 Atrium
    – Rue de La Science 14b, Brussels (Belgium)
  • Day 1+2 EUR 590
    – EARLY BIRD fee (valid only for registration before 07 November 2017)
  • EUR 690
    – Regular participation fee

  • Day 3+4EUR 590
    – EARLY BIRD fee (valid only for registration before 07 November 2017)
  • EUR 690
    – Regular participation fee

  • Full courseEUR 1100
    – EARLY BIRD fee (valid only for registration before 07 November 2017)
  • EUR 1200
    – Regular participation fee
Master financial Management of European Projects
Register
09:00 - 10:00
09:00 - 10:30
  • Fundamentals in Financing Rules: Funding types, Financial Liabilities, EC payments and auditing periods
  • How to specify/distribute the budget during the application process
10:00 - 11:00
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee break
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:30
  • Eligible Costs/ Eligibility Check (ERA rule)
  • Ineligible costs / Conditions for ineligibility
  • Contribution in cash VS contribution in kind
  • Direct Costs
12:00 - 13:00
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch break
13:00 - 14:00
13:30 - 15:00
  • Direct Costs (cont.)
  • Indirect Costs (Overheads)
  • Budget Reallocation between categories and partners
14:00 - 15:00
15:00 - 16:00
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee break
15:30 - 17:00
  • Coordinator Rights and Obligations
  • Legal Aspects and Administrative Management
16:00 - 17:00
Understanding how a financial audit from the European Commission works and avoiding pitfalls
Register
09:00 - 10:00
09:00 - 10:30
  • Fundamentals on EC Auditing: Audit types, Contractual Provisions, EC audit outcomes and process
  • Preparing for the EC Audit
  • Pitfalls to avoid in EC audits
10:00 - 11:00
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee break
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:30
  • Preparing for the EC Audit (cont.)
  • Conduction of the field audit: what to be prepared for?
  • EC Audit Outcome
12:00 - 13:00
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch break
13:00 - 14:00
13:30 - 15:00
  • Payroll and Time Management
  • Minimum contractual conditions
  • Basic Tips
14:00 - 15:00
15:00 - 16:00
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee break
15:30 - 17:00
  • Understanding the financial reporting
  • What should and should not be included
  • How to monitor and control your partners’ financial reports
  • How to be a project manager and think as an accountant and vice versa
  • Errors and common mistakes in financial reporting
  • Individual support on completing the financial report of your project : Apply the mastered financial management practices in any European Funding Programme
16:00 - 17:00
Practical Session
Register
09:00 - 10:00
09:00 - 10:30
  • Practical Session: Working on your own financial reporting
10:00 - 11:00
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee break
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:30
  • Practical Session: Working on your own financial reporting
12:00 - 13:00
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch break
13:00 - 14:00
13:30 - 15:00
  • Practical Session: Working on your own financial reporting
14:00 - 15:00
15:00 - 16:00
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee break
15:30 - 17:00
  • Tools and Template
16:00 - 17:00
Practical Session
Register
09:00 - 10:00
09:00 - 10:30
  • Cases study: How to adjust an unsuccessful financial reporting
10:00 - 11:00
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee break
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:30
  • Cases study: How to adjust an unsuccessful financial reporting
12:00 - 13:00
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch break
13:00 - 14:00
13:30 - 15:00
  • Networking and Consulting
14:00 - 15:00
15:00 - 16:00
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee break
15:30 - 17:00
  • Networking and Consulting
16:00 - 17:00

 

Course leader:

Nikolaos Floratos

European Commission Expert in Project Management of EU Projects and e-Accessibility services, Cyberall Access Ltd. Mr. Floratos mainly delivers courses on Successful Planning and Management of European Funded Projects as well as Effective Dissemination and Exploitation of European funded projects. He has also been engaged as expert from the European Commission on evaluating proposals requesting EC funding as well as reviewing EU projects since 2003 and he has managed so far more than seventy EU projects since 1997. He presents the most suitable mix as an EC expert and project manager with teaching experience. He has worked in six European countries and has cooperated and trained hundreds of individuals and organizations in successful proposal writing as well as project management of European funded projects.

 

Event Properties

Event Date 21 November 2017
Event End Date 24 November 2017
Regular participation fee Free
Early bird fee Free
Location
Science 14 Atrium
Rue de la Science 14A
Science 14 Atrium
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About Course promoters:

The European Academy for education and social research is an institution addressed at developing a better Europe through the knowledge sharing and a research based use of the Information and Communication Technologies. The European Academy for education and social Research achieves its education aim through the European Projects Academy. The social research, instead, is conducted through the My Europa platform that is based on the results of a research project of the European Projects Association.

The European Projects Academy is an educational programme created by the European Academy for Education and Social Research in collaboration with the European Projects Association. The courses are tailored to provide a collaborative and stimulating environment for leaning through in-class lectures, case studies and workshops led by professors, project managers, consultants and European affair advisors. Each course also includes individual work on My Europa platform (www.my-europa.eu), that is a web-based lifelong eLearning platform designed to develop European projects. The My Europa platform fosters the use of the Information and Communication Technologies in order to create a new generation of professionals able to use the European funds more efficiently, enhancing the absorption capacity of the involved stakeholders and lowering the overall costs of the entire lifecycle of European projects.


European Projects Association (EPA) is a politically independent nonprofit organization focused on research and development, innovation and internationalization of good practices in European Projects. The use of innovative information and communication technologies is a distinctive characteristic of this leading cooperation network dedicated to the European projects stakeholders. EPA supports the goals of organizations, experts and individuals with a complete set of ICT tools on My Europa platform and services that foster development, effective implementation and efficient dissemination of EU projects. EPA is a recognized innovative actor at the European level as a point in which knowledge and experience meet to create an ideal multimedia environment for the development of European projects.


Association Informo is a non-profit organization working to encourage employment through various forms of education, organization of seminars and consultations. As a non-profit organization, Informo acts with an aim to improve the life conditions of the citizens in various areas with a special attention to the youth and the unemployed.

In addition, Informo performs consultations in regards to preparation and implementation of projects which apply for national and international funding (EU, UN, and others) and the implementation and evaluation of projects financed by EU funds, providing information services on the EU options, and other consulting and educational services with international experts.

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COURSE LOCATION

Science14 Atrium, Rue de La Science 14b Brussels (Belgium)

Your address in the heart of Europe

 

At Science 14 Atrium, a prestigious workspace located in the heart of the EU district.

You will find the services you need to set up your address in Brussels and the office and meeting room facilities to effectively run your project.

You can quickly start your business and get pay as you go access to functional and flexible spaces for your meetings.

 

At Science 14 Atrium, powered by Halldis, you will also find the right contacts that will help you develop your projects.

The building brings with it an access to a professional network of companies, start-ups and entrepreneurs working closely with the EU Institutions.

Professionals are engaged in networking through regular events and receptions, training courses, conferences and seminars are also organized on a daily basis.

 

Through Halldis’ portfolio of serviced apartments, you can stay in a fully furnished apartment located centrally near the EU district each time you are in Brussels.

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