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State Financial Programs

The State Financial Training Program offers the Primary Governmental Accounting Series, the Budget and Financial Management Certification Program and other topics selected to enhance your professional development.

 

The Primary Governmental Accounting Series gives you a better understanding of how to apply Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) to transactions and events that occur in a government setting. The series consists of three classes: Introductory Governmental Accounting I and II and Intermediate Governmental Accounting. These classes are also available online. Students have two years to complete all coursework.

Find out more information about the courses and view the course schedule.

 

The Budget and Financial Management Certification Program offers an overview of the state's budget and fiscal management cycle. Current courses that are offered include

  • Language of Accounting

  • Revenue Administration for State Government

  • TeamWorks Literacy and Orientation

  • Debt Administration for State Government

  • Revenue and Expenditure Analysis

  • Internal Controls for State Government

  • Budget Administration for State Government

  • Purchasing Basics in Georgia State Government

 

Students have three years to complete all coursework.

           

Find out more information about the courses.

 

Continuing Education Courses

Continuing education courses are offered through face-to-face classroom settings, webinars and online courses.

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 Primary Governmental Accounting Series

  • Introductory Governmental Accounting Part I
    January 7-9, 2020
    January 21-23, 2020
    Group Live 19 CPE, 16 CEU
    QAS Self Study 2.5 CPE, 4 CEU
    $469 per person
    Register now

    Also available online

  • Introductory Governmental Accounting Part II   
    February 4-6, 2020
    March 3-5, 2020
    Group Live 19 CPE, 16 CEU
    QAS Self Study 4 CPE, 5 CEU
    $469 per person
    Register now
    Also available online

  • Intermediate Governmental Accounting
    April 7-9, 2020
    April 14-15, 2020
    Group Live 32.5 CPE, 27 CEU
    QAS Self Study 3 CPE, 4 CEU
    $659 per person
    Register now
    Also available online

 Budget and Financial Management Certification Program

  • Introductory Courses

    • Language of Accounting
      August 28-29, 2019
      OR
      January 22-23, 2020
      12.5 CPE or 12 CEU credits
      $299 per person
      Register now

    • TeamWorks Literacy & Orientation
      September 19, 2019
      OR
      February 11, 2020
      6 CPE or 6 CEU credits
      $219 per person
      Register now

    • Revenue & Expenditure Analysis
      September 20, 2019
      OR
      February 12, 2020
      6 CPE or 6 CEU credits
      $219 per person
      Register now


  • Internal Controls for State Government
    October 9-10, 2019
    OR
    February 26-27, 2020
    12.5 CPE or 12 CEU credits
    $299 per person
    Register now


  • Budget Administration for State Government
    October 30-31, 2019
    OR
    March 25-26, 2020
    12.5 CPE or 12 CEU credits
    $299 per person
    Register now


  • Purchasing Basics in Georgia State Government
    November 6, 2019
    OR
    March 12, 2020
    6 CEU credits
    No Fee
    Register now

  • Debt Administration for State Government
    December 4-5, 2019
    OR
    April 15-16, 2020
    12.5 CPE or 12 CEU credits
    $299 per person
    Register now


  • Revenue Administration for State Government
    December 18-19, 2019
    OR
    May 27-28, 2020
    12.5 CPE or 12 CEU credits
    $299 per person
    Register now


 Continuing Education Classes

  • Traditional Classroom Classes

    • Basic Microsoft EXCEL
      December 10, 2019
      $119 per person
      Register now


    • Advanced Microsoft EXCEL
      December 11, 2019
      $119 per person
      Register now


    • Federal Grants Compliance
      March 11, 2020
      6 CPE or 6 CEU credits
      $219 per person
      Register now
  • Online Courses

    • Online Accounting for Capital Assets
      3 CPE or 3 CEU credits
      $119 per person
      Only available online

    • Online Annual GAAP Update
      3 CPE or 2.5 CEU credits
      $119 per person

      Only available online

    • Online Essentials of Financial Management
      5 CPE or 4 CEU credits
      $159 per person

      Only available online

    • Online GASB 84: Practical Guidance for Accounting for Fiduciary Activities
      1 CPE or 1 CEU credits
      $119 per person

      Only available online

    • Human Resources: An Online Course for Governmental Officials
      $219 per person
      Only available online

    • Online Internal Control for Payroll
      1 CPE or 1 CEU credit
      $119 per person
      Only available online


    • Online Safeguarding Against Fraud
      2 CPE or 2 CEU credits
      $119 per person
      Only available online


    • Online Taking Responsibility for Your Financial Statements
      3 CPE or 3 CEU credits
      $119 per person

      Only available online

    • Online Unwrapping the Audited Financial Statements: Financial Statement Analysis, Interpretation and Presentation
      2.5 CPE or 2 CEU credits
      $119 per person
      Only available online
  • Webinars

    • Annual GAAP Update Webinar
      January 16, 23 and 30, 2020
      10-11 a.m.
      3 hour webinar
      3 CPE or 3 CEU credits
      $119 per person
      Register now

    • Internal Control - Assessing Risk Related to Information Technology
      February 4 & 11, 2020
      10-11 a.m.
      2 hour webinar
      2 CPE or 2 CEU credits
      $119 per person
      Register now