2024-07-25 2024-07-25 , online online, 1,660 € plus tax Iuliia Kauk https://www.forum-institut.com/seminar/24118001-simplified-cost-options-for-esi-funds-and-amif-isf-bmvi/referenten/24/24_11/24118001-simplified-cost-options_kauk-iuliia.jpg Simplified Cost Options for ESI Funds and AMIF/ISF/BMVI

Are you working on EU-funded projects and looking to optimize the funding process while mastering all the practical aspects of the design, assessment and implementation of SCOs in 2021-2027? Join our seminar to unlock the solutions you need. We'll guide you through tackling the challenges, ensuring your programmes run smoothly and efficiently.

Topics
  • Evolution of simplified cost options (SCOs)
  • Calculation of flat rates for indirect costs
  • Calculate flat rates based on standard scales of unit costs
  • How to introduce SCOs in your programme
  • Levels of SCOs: Articles 94 and 53
  • Simplification of audit procedures


Who should attend
This seminar aims to train public officials working on
  • European Regional Development Fund
  • European Social Fund
  • Cohesion Fund
  • European Territorial Cooperation
  • European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development
  • European Maritime and Fisheries Fund
From Institutions such as:
  • Managing Authorities
  • Certifying Authorities
  • Audit Authorities
  • Intermediate Bodies of ESI Funds Programmes
  • As well as for beneficiaries and potential beneficiaries of ESI Funds, agencies for regional and economic development, education and vocational training, audit consultancies
Aims and objectives
The use of SCOs is to be considered an integral part of an efficient management and control system for EU-funded projects, especially after the Common Provisions Regulation (2021/1060) extended their use to projects with the total costs below € 200.000.

Through cases studies and practical examples, you will master all the practical aspects of the design, assessment and implementation of SCOs in 2021-2027 under the guidance of EU experts.
Your benefit

  • Master SCOs under the guidance of EU experts
  • Enhance your technical skills
  • Exchange best practices with colleagues across the EU

24118001 Simplified Cost Options

Simplified Cost Options for ESI Funds and AMIF/ISF/BMVI

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  • First-hand expertise with real-life cases
  • Interactive workshop for an effective knowledge transfer
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Appointment

13-14/11/2024

13-14/11/2024

Period

Day 1: 09:00 - 17:00 Day 2: 09:00 - 15:30

Day 1: 09:00 - 17:00 Day 2: 09:00 - 15:30
Venue

online

online

Fee
Your contact

Dr. Viola Prifti
Conference Manager

+49 6221 500-660
v.prifti@forum-institut.de

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Are you working on EU-funded projects and looking to optimize the funding process while mastering all the practical aspects of the design, assessment and implementation of SCOs in 2021-2027? Join our seminar to unlock the solutions you need. We'll guide you through tackling the challenges, ensuring your programmes run smoothly and efficiently.

Topics

  • Evolution of simplified cost options (SCOs)
  • Calculation of flat rates for indirect costs
  • Calculate flat rates based on standard scales of unit costs
  • How to introduce SCOs in your programme
  • Levels of SCOs: Articles 94 and 53
  • Simplification of audit procedures


Who should attend
This seminar aims to train public officials working on
  • European Regional Development Fund
  • European Social Fund
  • Cohesion Fund
  • European Territorial Cooperation
  • European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development
  • European Maritime and Fisheries Fund
From Institutions such as:
  • Managing Authorities
  • Certifying Authorities
  • Audit Authorities
  • Intermediate Bodies of ESI Funds Programmes
  • As well as for beneficiaries and potential beneficiaries of ESI Funds, agencies for regional and economic development, education and vocational training, audit consultancies

Aims and objectives

The use of SCOs is to be considered an integral part of an efficient management and control system for EU-funded projects, especially after the Common Provisions Regulation (2021/1060) extended their use to projects with the total costs below € 200.000.

Through cases studies and practical examples, you will master all the practical aspects of the design, assessment and implementation of SCOs in 2021-2027 under the guidance of EU experts.

Your benefit

  • Master SCOs under the guidance of EU experts
  • Enhance your technical skills
  • Exchange best practices with colleagues across the EU

Detailed programme

Day 1: 09:00 - 17:00 Day 2: 09:00 - 15:30

08:30 - 09:00

Registration and welcome coffee

09:00 - 09:30

Welcome note and introduction of the participants

09:30 - 11:00

Evolution of SCOs
  • Regulatory framework and main principles
  • New regulation on SCOs for 2021-2027
  • Main differences between SCOs and financing not linked to costs (FNLC)
  • Types of SCOs

11:00 - 11:15

Q&A
Time to ask questions and seek expert guidance

11:15 - 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 - 12:30

"Off-the shelf" SCOs
  • Cases of "off-the-shelf" SCOs
  • Examples of "off-the-shelf" flat rates and unit cost

12:30 - 12:45

Q&A
Time to ask questions and seek expert guidance

12:45 - 13:45

Lunch break

13:45 - 15:00

Successful use of simplified cost models in programmes
  • Participants work on real-life examples of projects using SCOs and FNLC from different countries
  • Recommendations on good practices and common pitfalls when applying SCOs

15:00 - 15:15

Q&A
Time to ask questions and seek expert guidance

15:15 - 15:45

Coffee break

15:45 - 16:30

SCOs in practice
  • Participants work in groups on key problems, risks and possible solutions around SCOs.
  • Group work and exercises on real-life examples
  • Recommendations on good practices and common pitfalls when applying SCOs

16:30 - 16:45

Q&A
Time to ask questions and seek expert guidance

16:45 - 17:00

Final discussion
  • Key learnings
  • Open questions
  • Feedback

17:00

End of day 1

09:00 - 09:05

Day 2 - Welcome note by the chair

09:05 - 10:30

How to introduce a SCO in your programme
  • Why use SCOs in ERDF/ESF projects: Considerations for MAs, CAs, AAs, IBs and beneficiaries
  • How to develop a simplified cost option: a roadmap
  • When to use SCOs
  • Practical examples

10:30 - 10:45

Coffee break

10:45 - 11:30

Levels of SCOs
  • Article 94 - "upper" level
  • HArticle 53 - "lower" level
  • What is it in me and how to use them

11:30 - 11:45

Q&A
Time to ask questions and seek expert guidance

11:45 - 12:30

Verification and control of simplified cost options
  • Difference in verification of real costs
  • Verification of different types of SCOs
  • How to deal with public procurement, eligibility rules and State aid rules
  • Errors and irregularities when using SCOs
  • Cooperation between the Audit Authority and the Managing Authority

12:30 - 12:45

Q&A
Time to ask questions and seek expert guidance

12:45 - 13:45

Lunch

13:45 - 15:00

Audit of SCOs
Work in groups on case studies

15:00 - 15:15

Q&A
Time to ask questions and seek expert guidance

15:15 - 15:30

Final discussion
  • Key learnings
  • Open questions
  • Feedback

15:30

End of the seminar

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