Oversight for International Programs, Including Disaster Relief, Benevolence, and Scholarships

Friday, 10:45 AM – 12:00 PM

Presented by: Tim Sims

This interactive session will focus on discussion and insights into conducting programs in foreign locations. Specific learning objectives will include the importance of establishing a framework of financial accountability with internal controls and processes that balance efficiency but also satisfy the requirements of the resource providers, accounting standards generally accepted in the United States and best practices related to governance and stewardship. Focus areas will include:

  • Disaster relief operations
  • Micro-financing programs
  • Scholarships for education and training
  • Contingency planning
  • Grants and working with other organizations
  • Local country compliance considerations
  • Sustainability and long term outcomes tracking
  • Methods of communications

Primary Audience: Financial and accounting staff involved in international oversight and operations

CPE 1.5 | Accounting

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