How to Improve the Efficiency of Technical Assistance?

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7 - 8 June 2018 | Stockholm

If you have any questions in regards to the programme of the upcoming Workshop or you would like to get any additional information, please contact Hella Baumeister.


What are the impacts and effectiveness in monitoring the delivery of Technical Assistance in Member States? How to define the key elements for a successful management? What are the methods to monitor and evaluate the delivery of Technical Assistance in Member States?

Use our upcoming workshop for public officials from Managing, Certifying, Audit Authorities and Intermediate Bodies to get answers for remaining practical problems and uncertainties in your day-to-day work. Our Experts will provide you with in-depth knowledge, practical examples and answer your individual questions and provide some useful advice for challenges in the working area of Technical Assistance for ESI Funds.


The two-day advanced workshop focuses on the following topics:
  • Framework for Technical Assistance
    • Allocation of ESI Funds and ceilings to Technical Assistance
    • Designing a strategy
    • Reporting requirements
  • Successful management of Technical Assistance
    • Designing Technical Assistance - Key elements
    • Main actors involved
    • Using simplified cost options
  • Management verifications for Technical Assistance
  • Capacity building with Technical Assistance
  • New perspective for future Technical Assistance projects
    • Possibilities and coordination steps
  • Monitoring of financial progress and performance
    • Indicators pf performance
    • Control of costs and verification of expenditures

Practical workshop: Evaluation of Technical Assistance

Case studies and experiences: The potential of Technical Assistance

  • Discussion & exchange of experience between Member States

Who should participate?

  • Representatives from public authorities in charge of implementation and
  • management of Technical Assistance for ESI Funds 2014-2020, especially from:
    • Managing Authorities
    • Certifying Authorities
    • Audit Authorities
    • Intermediate Bodies
    • Regional and local authorities
    • Beneficiaries of EU funded projects:
      • Private and public companies
      • Associations
      • Research institutes
  • Bodies working in European Territorial Cooperation
  • Public and private banks and other financial intermediaries
  • International, national and local associations and networks
Why you should participate?
  • Update your knowledge on the requirements and the framework
  • Receive expert advice on how to carry out administrative and on-the-spot verifications in practice
  • Be able to consider personnel and overhead costs in your verification strategy
  • Increase your knowledge on sampling methodologies, record-keeping and reporting as well as prevention of double financing
  • Be able to design a successful strategy of using TA money
  • Be aware of the possibilities of future projects
  • Avoid recoveries and financial corrections
  • Use the opportunity to present your own problematic issues
  • Benefits from another Member State’s implementation experience and good practices
  • Have a platform to exchange ideas and challenges with other organisations and receive practical advice on current cases

Workshop Material - No need to miss anything!

If you were unable to make it to the workshop and/or conference you may want to order a copy of the printed material including the access data to all presentations shown during the events. The price is € 199,- (each, excl. of VAT). If interested, please contact Hella Baumeister.


European Structural and Investment Funds Journal
Publication frequency: quarterly
approx. 80 pages
ISSN 21 96-82 68

Further information

Publication frequency: quarterly
Subscription: € 442,-
ISSN 16 19-52 72

Further information
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