Participants will earn 12.5 CPE, 1.2 CEU, 12 Contact Hours
Attendance Policy: Our classroom training requires attendance during all parts of the instructional program. Instructors are required to take attendance and cannot approve student absences during class time. Please carefully consider your schedule when selecting class dates.
Field of Study: Finance
This course provides an overview of the State’s budget process including the roles of the Governor, State Legislature, Office of Planning and Budget, elected officials and agencies in the budget process.
Upon successful completion of this course, the participant should be able to:
recall Georgia’s governmental structure
identify constitutional and statutory provisions that govern the budget process
discuss how strategic planning informs the budget process
explain how agency budget requests become law
recall how the budget is monitored and maintained throughout the fiscal year
Who Should Attend? This course is for state government accounting and financial reporting professionals and others responsible for oversight and administration of a state government’s finances.
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Basic
Delivery Method: Group Live
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