Fiscal Anatomy of a State or Local Government Program -- 1 Day

State and local government financial managers know their accounting and financial management systems are unique, but how can the differences be explained to new personnel? Do program managers understand how their activities fit into the big picture? Do auditors of government programs understand the nuances of encumbrances, appropriations and allotments?

Learning Objectives

This course covers:

  • Programs from inception — adoption by appropriation — to budget execution, which includes establishing allotments and allocations, processing personnel and payroll, procuring goods, services and capital, and revenue processing
  • Differences in accounting and financial management at the state and local levels, versus the private sector

Related Courses

  • Budget Development and Execution
  • CGFM Course 1: Governmental Environment
  • Federal Budgeting
  • Field(s) of Study


    Course Length

    1 day

    Course Level



    Rose, Pete

    CPE Hours


    Group Cost

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