Presentation on theme: "CONSULTING WITH I-TECH. Session Objectives By the end of the session, participants will be able to: Identify possible conflicts of interest Describe the."— Presentation transcript:
Session Objectives By the end of the session, participants will be able to: Identify possible conflicts of interest Describe the terms, conditions, activities and deliverables outlined in your ClASS consulting agreement Accurately complete invoices for fees and expenses Explain the importance of trip and 360 degree evaluations
Potential Conflicts of Interest Be transparent about potential conflicts of interest! – Reviewing former employer – Reviewing competing organization
Scope of Work Specific Activities Deliverables Payment/Budget Travel & Related Expenses Meals & Incidental Expenses The Consulting Agreement
Scope of Work Outlines broad work expectations Details may change in order to address needs identified in the field Flexibility required in order to address emerging objectives and needs
Specific to a particular country Defines limits to billable hours Activities and Deliverables
Travel & Related Expenses (1) In most cases, I-TECH will pay for capital city hotel directly Be prepared with several payment methods
Lodging at secondary site In-country airfare to site locations Travel & Related Expenses (2)
Meals & Incidental Expenses (1) No need to keep meal receipts.
Meals & Incidental Expenses (2) The M&IE rate is quoted as a single maximum amount; reimbursement for a particular meal is limited to 25% of that amount for breakfast, 30% for lunch and 45% for dinner;
Expense Reimbursement Save all receipts for non-meal business expenses
Invoicing Consultants should invoice for completed activities and deliverables Invoices shall be submitted on a monthly basis for all activities/deliverables completed during the prior month or as soon as possible thereafter Final payment will be remitted upon receipt by I-TECH of all receipts, deliverables and reports Allow up to 45 days for reimbursement of each signed invoice
Trip Evaluations Partner survey Reviewer survey Evaluating ClASS
360 degree evaluations For new reviewers For reviewers serving in a new role Evaluating the Reviewer (1)
Evaluating the Reviewer (2) Local Context Competency Accountability Competency Ethical and Legal Practice Competency Service Provision Competency Communication Competency
Key Points It is important to disclose any potential conflicts of interest as soon as you are aware of them. Terms, conditions, activities, deliverables and payment information are outlined in your ClASS consulting agreement. Your evaluation feedback is invaluable, both for the performance of other reviewers and to ensure the continuing adaptability and relevance of the ClASS process.