Europa Media Trainings

How to keep your costs on track and the cost control of your partners? - Financial administration in H2020 and Horizon Europe

Finance series

It seems your budget was a wishful thinking compare to your real costs? Your PM-rate was overestimated?

Your coordinator wants to check your costs? Or your partners’ reports seem unrealistic?

Date Time Duration
26 Jun 14:00 CEST 45+15 min

Learn how to set up an efficient cost tracking system for you and your partners, and internal reporting protocols to avoid headaches during periodic reporting!

Topics covered:

  • How to keep the costs tracked?
  • The power of excel sheets, or do you need at all any management tool?
  • Templates and techniques to keep your spending under control
  • Cooperation with accounting and payroll
  • How to set up an efficient timesheet system
  • Calculating facility/equipment costs
  • And many many more

Who we are

Europa Media is Europe's leading provider of practice-driven training courses on developing and managing projects under the EU's research and innovation programmes since FP5. Over the past 20 years, our team has been directly involved in writing successful proposals and coordinating and managing projects. Under Horizon 2020, we have been involved in over 20 projects as coordinators and partners. Our training courses are designed based on this direct experience we have from our own proposals and projects. They are therefore quite hands-on with real-life examples and stories. This practical approach has attracted over 10,000 participants to our training courses from all over the world in the past 15 years.

The speaker

Gábor Kitley has managed and coordinated research and innovation projects under the Framework Programmes since FP5. He has also developed and implemented projects under the Intelligent Energy Europe and LIFE programmes. He is an expert on the financial issues of EU funded projects. He supported numerous organisations participating in FP7 and Horizon 2020 projects in preparing their financial reports and in setting up and improving their administrative and financial systems to ensure an effective management of their projects. The system he has developed for administering EU projects successfully survived six EC audits in the past. He is sharing his up-to-date project development and management experience collected in the past 17 years at Europa Media’s training courses.

Gábor’s experience in EU research and innovation projects cover the topics of energy efficiency in buildings, renewable energy, regional development, water management, decision-support systems, sustainable tourism, geothermal heating and training and capacity building. He graduated from Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, as a geologist with a second master degree in Environmental Law.