|Certificate in Government and Nonprofit Financial Management Courses
Public Budgeting Systems (3)
concepts and processes used by the American government and its administrative
units. Provides essential skills and experience in budgetary analysis and
management applicable to nonprofit as well as public-sector agencies.
Public Financial Management (3)
Surveys all major activities that concern the allocation, investment, and control of public funds. Activities include financial analysis, cash and pension fund investing, accounting, auditing, and financial reporting. Touches upon questions of budgeting and revenues in the context of fiscal policymaking.
Capital Budgeting (3)
All aspects of capital budgeting, including what is appropriately included in capital budgets, what governments use capital budgets and why, how to create a capital improvement plan, and how to convert a capital improvement plan into a capital budget.
Accounting for Government Financial Managers (3)
Covers governmental accounting
principles and practices and is designed for students without a
background in accounting. Topics include account classification, cash
and accrual accounting, cost estimation, introduction to basic financial
statements, financial information systems, and use of financial
information for managerial decision making.
Nonprofit Budgeting (3)
Introduces budget concepts and processes used by nonprofits; provides essential skills and experience in budgetary analysis and management for nonprofit agencies and organizations.
Management Control in Nonprofit Management (3)
Presents the most common accounting
and control programs in nonprofit organizations. The course is heavily
case oriented in order to get students to consider accounting and
control problems in specific nonprofit organizations including
hospitals, governmental units, colleges and universities, and federal and
state agencies. The course covers general-purpose financial statements,
cost accounting, measurement of differential costs, pricing decisions,
budgeting, performance budgeting, and performance reporting.