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Facilities & Administrative Rate Short Form


This program is a must-see for schools preparing the facilities and administrative (F&A) short form as prescribed in Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 2 CFR 200.  Mira Levine, manager, MAXIMUS higher education practice, provides an overview of relevant cost accounting standards and describes the F&A cost pools and rate calculation.

Module one offers an overview and guidance on the calculation, module two provides specific considerations and indirect cost pools. The final module provides an inside look into the F&A short form calculation and proposal
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What You Will Learn

  • Understand OMB 2 CFR 200 guidance for the simplified method
  • Describe cost accounting standards
  • Identify unallowable costs
  • Develop facilities and administrative cost pools for rate calculation
  • Prepare facilities and administrative rate calculation
  • Develop strategies for rate proposal negotiation

Meet the Presenters

  • Mira Levine, manager, MAXIMUS, higher education practice
  • Sue Menditto, director, accounting policy, NACUBO

Who Should Participate?

  • Indirect cost rate practitioners
  • Accountants
  • Controllers
  • Project administrators
  • Auditors       

Course Information

  • Module 1: Overview & Guidance (52 minutes)
  • Module 2: Specific Considerations and Indirect Cost Pools (45 minutes)
  • Module 3: F&A Short Form Rate - Calculation and Proposal (45 minutes)
  • Learning level: Intermediate
  • CPEs: None available
  • Access: participants will have online access for one-year 


Member Rate: $150.00
Non-Member Rate: $300.00