Uniform Guidance: Doing Things Differently

March 8 | 2–3:50 p.m. ET | 2 CPEs | FOS: ACCG

Three years after its issuance, how is the Uniform Guidance living up to its stated promise of promoting a 21st Century government that is more efficient, effective and transparent? This session will look at progress in implementing a government-wide framework for grants management. Experts will examine grants management changes that have been made to implement the Uniform Guidance and discuss progress in achieving key objectives, ranging from strengthening oversight to streamlining federal requirements. Speakers will also examine how AGA tools, which are available online to anyone at no cost, can help implement key provisions of the Uniform Guidance.

Learning Objective: Learn how implementation of the Uniform Guidance is proceeding, gain insight into changes in order to grant administration and acquire knowledge relative to successes in streamlining and strengthening grant oversight.  


  • Jeffrey Johnson, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Grants, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Merril Oliver, Director, Maryland Governor’s Grants Office
  • James Taylor, Managing Director, Global Public Sector, Grant Thornton LLP


Program Level: Overview

Prerequisite: None

Advance Preparation: None required

Field of Study: Accounting (Governmental)


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