Participants will earn 3 CPE, .3 CEU, 3 Contact Hours
Field of Study: Accounting (Governmental)
This course is designed to provide an overview of the debt administration process within a government. The course will focus on the reasons governments borrow money, short-term versus long-term debt, the Capital Improvement Program (CIP), debt policy, common types of debt issued and players in the debt process, method of sale, bond documents and continuing disclosure and refunding process.
Upon completion of the course, the participant will be able to:
identify the definitions of long-term and short-term debt
identify the components of a capital improvement program
recall the components of a debt policy
recall the typical methods of financing and common types of debt issued
recognize the methods of sale
recognize the players in the debt process
identify elements of bond documents
recall the continuing disclosure requirements
Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of debt process for governments
Who Should Attend? This session is for anyone involved in development or administration of debt within a government
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Overview
Delivery Method: QAS Self Study
Final exam is required with a minimum score of 70%, one retest is allowed. Should you not pass the second attempt, you will be required to register for the course again.
Complete the course's required online quizzes and exercises within 30 days of receiving the "Welcome" email with course URL, username and password information.
University of Georgia, Carl Vinson Institute of Government, is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: https://www.nasbaregistry.org