Event Planning and Logistics
Nearly all contracts necessitate logistics management - whether that be document delivery, meeting planning, or travel coordination. MSG offers its clients a dedicated logistics practice that is prepared to ensure that all contracts are executed on time, in accordance with best practices, and to highest degree of satisfaction.
Grant Application Reviews
MSG has developed numerous robust data tracking and management systems to coordinate the effective management of panel reviews. Our grant application management process includes automated management of applications and panel assignments, which enables reviewers to run reports on reviewer/competition activity. Our approach centers on user-friendly reporting functionality that can deliver real-time updates on reviewer and competition activity. Our approach has been test across multiple federal agencies – including the U.S. Departments of Education, Health and Human Services, and the U.S. Trade and Development Agency.
Grant Competition Management and Support
MSG has provided logistical support for virtual and on-site grant, fellowship, and prize competition panel reviews for multiple federal agencies, including the U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services. We have helped agencies transition from paper/on-site applications to an online/virtual review models, and are able to facilitate and implement cross-agency conversion efforts.
Grantee Reporting and Performance Management
Meeting the reporting needs of a particular agency can be a daunting task for any grant receiving organization. MSG helps grant recipients achieve and sustain performance excellence through reporting system training, technical assistance, and the design of effective, easy-to-use reporting systems.
MSG specializes in facilitating meaningful discussion amongst subject matter experts - and has coordinated numerous roundtable discussions for the U.S. Departments of Education, Labor, Treasury, and Health and Human Services.
Productive Technical Working Groups are frequently the key to project success, and MSG brings to bear the full strength of its logistics practices in convening each and every TWG. The firm has brought together experts from around the country to help our clients think through important issues such as Dropout Prevention, the design of Career Pathways, sustainable housing and community development, and many others.
MSG works diligently with our clients to ensure that all meetings - whether they are small groups of 5 or large convenings of 500 - are executed with limited interruption to agenda.
MSG excels at facilitating meetings with high impact in both the public and private sectors. Recently, the firm hosted a "National Dialogue Meeting" on Career Pathways that brought together representatives from the White House staff, numerous participating federal agencies, and industry and business executives.
Virtual Meetings and Webinars
Given the need for cross-agency collaboration across the nation, virtual events and webinars present a cost-effective solution to facilitating meaningful conversation. MSG specializes in producing webinars that are focused on project objectives and encourage collaboration amongst participants.