Federal Financial Management Overview

Learn how multiple financial management disciplines in the federal government interconnect to support almost $4 trillion spent annually to support the social, economic, political, and military goals of the United States.

Learning Objectives

This course covers:

  • Federal financial management processes, systems, accountability and ethics
  • Perspectives on the federal budget relating to revenue and expenditures
  • The federal budget cycle and the cycle of financial management activities
  • Principles of appropriations law relating to purpose, time and amount
  • Requirements for federal budgetary, proprietary and managerial accounting
  • GAO standards of internal control
  • OMB guidance on financial reporting
  • Performance reporting and management
  • Review and audit of performance and financial reports

Related Courses

  • Inventory Management Systems
  • Personnel Management Systems
  • Field(s) of Study

    Accounting (Governmental),
    Auditing (Governmental),
    Business Law,
    Business Management and Organization,
    Computer Software and Applications,
    Regulatory Ethics

    Course Length

    4 days

    Course Level



    Herko, John

    CPE Hours


    Group Cost

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