Europäische Struktur- und Investitionsfonds
Interactive Online Course |
22.09.2020 - 23.09.2020 |
Online |
Sprache: Englisch

Programme and Financial Management of EU Funds 2021-2027

The new 2021 – 2027 programming period is just around the corner. Good preparation paves the way for better implementation and easier obtaining of the results wanted. Get prepared for the upcoming changes and challenges during the Lexxion interactive online course on Programme and Financial Management of EU Funds 2021-2027.

Participate from wherever you are – high-quality content delivered to your (home) office. This is your first online course with Lexxion? Don’t worry, here’s a quick guide.

Participants receive a certificate upon participation.

Starting from € 790,- (excl. VAT)

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The new 2021 – 2027 programming period introduces some considerable changes in the financial allocation and control system of EU Funds. The current amendment of the 2014-2020 regulations, caused by COVID-19, will additionally affect the Financial Management and Control System of the New Programming Period 2021-2027. Our experts will help you understand how these novelties will affect your day-to-day work. Moreover, this course comes exactly at the right time when you are working on and negotiating your Operational Programmes. What do the new draft Regulations propose on programming, selection of priorities and indicators, and financial management of Operational Programmes? Our speakers will share their recommendations on how to fill in the Operational Programmes Template and provide their experience when it comes to negotiating Operational Programmes with the European Commission. They will assist in overcoming possible challenges using their rich experience gained throughout previous years.


An interactive online course by Lexxion Publisher combines presentations, cases studies and discussions on practical problems. All speakers present live via video and audio. Participants are actively involved in the online courses. By offering our participants the possibility to use their microphones and cameras during the whole course, we aim to recreate the atmosphere of a face-to-face Lexxion course. We encourage our participants to ask questions in real time and to take part in live discussions with speakers and other participants. Additionally, we offer breakout sessions, as part of this format, where participants work in smaller groups on real-life cases and exercises. During these exercises, participants have the technical possibility to see other group members and talk to them (using microphone and camera). There are ample opportunities for the participants to present their own problematic issues, discuss and solve them with the speakers and participants from other Member States.

The interactive online course materials are available for download before and after the event.


Day 1: Programme Management of EU Funds 2021-2027

Session I: Comparing Programming Period 2014 – 2020 with 2021 – 2027 – What Will Actually Change?

Session II: ESIF for Emergency Measures 2014-2020 – Impact on the New Programmes?

Session III: Getting Ready for the New Programming Period from Practitioners´ Perspective

  • Preparing for the New Programming Period from the Managing Authority Point of View
  • How to Successfully Prepare a Draft Operational Programme
  • Effective Negotiation with the European Commission

Day 2: Financial Management and Control of EU Funds 2021-2027

Session IV: Challenges Ahead in 2021-2027 – How to Strengthen Control Activities in the New Programming Period?

  • Strengthening and Improving Verification Activities – Challenges for Managing Authorities
  • Challenges Related to Audit Authorities in the Programming Period 2021 – 2027
  • New Monitoring and Reporting Requirements 2021-2027

Who should participate?

  • Representatives from public authorities in charge of management, control and audit of EU Funds, especially from:
    • Managing Authorities
    • Responsible Authorities
    • Intermediate Bodies
    • Delegated Authorities
    • Certifying Authorities
    • Audit Authorities
  • EU Funds experts from regional and local authorities
  • Beneficiaries of EU funded projects, i.e.: Private and public companies, associations, research institutes
  • International, national and local associations and networks
  • Public and private banks
  • Consultants

Course Material – No need to miss anything!

If you were unable to attend the online course you may want to order a copy of the printed material including the access data to all presentations shown during the event. The price is € 199,- (excl. of VAT). If interested, please contact Anya Zuschke.

Zoom is our interactive online course platform. In order to join our online course, please check your device compatibility first.

What do you need in order to join the online course?

  • Speakers, Microphone; Camera is possible, if you would like to be seen during the course
  • A wired connection is strongly recommended.
  • If your internet connection doesn´t work, you can join the course by telephone, using a dial-in number. In this case there might be additional telephone costs.

How to join the online course?

  • Choose the computer from which you would like to follow the online course.
  • Please test your microphone and camera in advance. For this please install zoom and follow these
  • In order to join the live online course, please open the URL link, which you receive from us. Please install
    the zoom, if not done yet
  • Click on „Join a Meeeting“, enter your full name, so that we could recognize you, and wait in the waiting
    room, until our host will let you in
  • Use your headset and camera

Minimum system requirements are as follows:

  • Operating System: Windows 7 or later; Mac OS X 10.12 or later, Linux.
  • Browser: The most recently-published versions of Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Safari, or Opera.
  • High-speed internet: A consistent, high-speed connection is required. Mobile tethering, hotspots, slow or inconsistent public Wi-Fi networks may create latency when using video conferencing.


Why do I need to register before the online course starts?
Thank you for registering! This not only helps us to communicate with you in regard to technical issues but it
helps you to network with your fellow course participants.

Will the online course be recorded?
Please ask the responsible event manager.

Do I need a camera?
It is recommended to have a camera for more comfortable communication with the speakers and other participants.

Do I need a microphone?
Since this is an interactive online course, yes.

Do I need to install anything?
Yes, you should install Zoom app. Please click on the URL link, which you receive from us. It will automatically prompt to download the app.

Can I ask questions during the online course?
Yes, you can ask your questions live by using your microphone. You can speak to all participants at the same time as you may have experienced in Skype.

When can I enter the online course I’m attending?
Please enter Zoom 10 minutes before start. Our host will let you in in due time.

May I leave the online course and come back later?
Yes, just log in at a later time during the online course.

May I access via Phone?
Yes, you can. Participating via phone means you can listen only.

Can’t find invitation?
Please check your spam-folder. You should also ask your colleague from the IT department to ‘whitelist’ us. For more details please ask the corresponding event manager, who will be happy to help you.

I failed the Firewall System Check – what can I do?
All requirements can be found here.

I failed the Audio Output System Test – what can I do?
If you are using headphones or external speakers, try unplugging them. Please unmute your device. Test your speakers here to find out if they work.

I would like to participate but I’m waiting for an approval. Can I order a ticket on the day of the online course?
Sure. Please message We need to have a separate testing before the start of the online course.

My email address has changed – can I still participate?
Sure. Please provide us with your updated email adress; you will then receive a new invitation.

How do I contact the host of the online course? is happy to help you.

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