2021 Virtual Grants Management Body of Knowledge Training

Newly revised content, slides, and GMBoK Guide included with your registration.


GMBoK Training  | 
Tuesday, September 21 – Wednesday, September 22, 2021

  • The Grants Management Body of Knowledge Training will provide you with an in-depth understanding of the full grants lifecycle from solicitation and evaluation of applications to closeout and audit. You will learn about the laws, regulations, and policies affecting your administration of Federal grants.

  • Our trainers will review the most recent updates to the Uniform Guidance published at 2 CFR 200 so that you can update your grant policies and procedures at your organization.

  • Planning to sit for the Certified Grants Management Specialist (CGMS) Exam? This training will prepare you for the exam by reviewing the five domains of grants management. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn key elements of the grants lifecycle from our trainers!

Introducing Our Virtual GMBoK Training Speakers


Jerry Bertrand, CGMS

Public Impact Advisors LLC


Steven A. Spillan, Esq., CGMS
Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC

  Training Agenda (All Times Eastern Time)
  Tuesday, September 21
  9am – 12pm Training Session
  12pm – 1pm Break
  1pm – 4pm Training Session
  Wednesday, September 22
  9am – 12pm Training Session
  12pm – 1pm Break
  1pm – 4pm Training Session


    Member Rate

Non-Member Rate
Includes optional one year
of FREE NGMA Membership

  GMBoK Training $719/pp $893/pp

Registration deadline to receive a copy of the newly revised
GMBoK Guide prior to the training is September 7, 2021.

Registrations received after that date will receive a copy of the
GMBoK Guide after the training. An online copy will be provided.



The GMBoK Training
provides an in-depth understanding of the grants management lifecycle, from solicitation to application evaluation to the closeout and audit phases. It covers the laws, regulations, and policies affecting federal compliance while calling specific attention to recent changes affecting the administration of federal awards.

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Some of the goals of this course include:

  • Becoming familiar with the requirements through the entire lifecycle of federal grants, including
    pre-award, award, post-award, and closeout phases;

  • Finding out about the new changes to the federal rules on procurement, the closeout process, indirect costs, and other areas;

  • Recognizing the importance of internal controls in managing federal awards and reducing the risk of fraud, waste and abuse;

  • Appreciating the responsibilities of managing your recipients and subrecipients; and

  • Understanding the audit requirements for all parties, including the auditors, the auditees, and the federal awarding agencies.

Participants will earn 13 CPE credits | Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge


Prerequisite and
Advanced Preparation
  A minimum of a bachelor’s degree plus 1-2 years of full-time grants management experience or 3-4 years of grants management experience without a degree. Familiarity with 2 CFR 200 Uniform Guidance is required.  
Who Should Attend   Grant Professionals, including Grant Specialists, Grant Administrators, Grant Managers, Program Officers, Grant Officers, Auditors  
Program Level   Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced  
Delivery Method   Internet Based Delivery
Cancellation Policy   Cancellations received prior to July 31, 2021 will be eligible for a NGMA credit or refund. Cancellations received after July 31, 2021 will be eligible for a full NGMA credit. Cancellations received after September 7, 2021 will be eligible for a full NGMA credit minus the cost of the GMBoK Guide.

Credits and refunds are not given for no-shows. NGMA accepts substitutions until September 7, 2021. If a nonmember substitutes for a member, the difference between the two rates will be due for payment.

For more information regarding administrative policies such as program cancellations or concerns, contact [email protected] or (202) 308-9443.
Code of Conduct
  All attendees of NGMA’s virtual events agree to NGMA’s virtual code of conduct.  


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 courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.