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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 about continuing education requirements.

           

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
    August 4-6, 2020 (virtual live)
    January 5-7, 2021
    Group Live 19 CPE, 1.6 CEU,
    16 Contact Hours
    QAS Self Study 2.5 CPE, .4 CEU,
    4 Contact Hours
    $469 per person
    Register now
    Also available online

  • Introductory Governmental Accounting Part II   
    September 22-24, 2020 (virtual live)
    February 16-18, 2021
    Group Live 19 CPE, 1.6 CEU,
    16 Contact Hours
    QAS Self Study 4 CPE, .5 CEU,
    5 Contact Hours
    $469 per person
    Register now
    Also available online

  • Intermediate Governmental
    Accounting

    April 6-8, 2021
    April 13-14, 2021
    Group Live 32.5 CPE, 2.7 CEU,
    27 Contact Hours
    QAS Self Study 3 CPE, .4 CEU,
    4 Contact Hours
    $659 per person
    Register now
    Also available online

 Budget and Financial   Management   Certification Program

  • Introductory Courses

    • Language of Accounting
      August 19-20, 2020 (virtual live)
      January 13-14, 2021
      12.5 CPE, 1.2 CEU,
      12 Contact Hours
      $299 per person
      Register now

    • TeamWorks Literacy & Orientation
      September 9, 2020 (virtual live)
      February 3, 2021
      6 CPE, .6 CEU, 6 Contact Hours
      $219 per person
      Register now

    • Revenue & Expenditure Analysis
      September 10, 2020 (virtual live)
      February 4, 2021
      6 CPE, .6 CEU, 6 Contact Hours
      $219 per person
      Register now


  • Internal Controls for State Government
    October 13-14, 2020 (virtual live)
    April 28-29, 2021
    12.5 CPE, 1.2 CEU, 12 Contact Hours
    $299 per person
    Register now


  • Budget Administration for State Government
    November 3-4, 2020 (virtual live)
    March 31-April 1, 2021
    12.5 CPE, 1.2 CEU, 12 Contact Hours
    $299 per person
    Register now


  • Purchasing Basics in Georgia State Government
    October 15, 2020 (virtual live)
    May 12, 2021
    .6 CEU, 6 Contact Hours
    No Fee
    Register now

  • Debt Administration for State Government
    September 29-30, 2020 (virtual live)
    February 16-17, 2021
    12.5 CPE, 1.2 CEU, 12 Contact Hours
    $299 per person
    Register now


  • Revenue Administration for State Government
    December 8-9, 2020 (virtual live)
    May 18-19, 2021
    12.5 CPE, 1.2 CEU, 12 Contact Hours
    $299 per person
    Register now


 Continuing Education   Classes

  • Traditional Classroom Classes

    • Basic Microsoft EXCEL
      March 2, 2021
      $119 per person

      3 CPE, .3 CEU, 3 Contact Hours
      Register now


    • Advanced Microsoft EXCEL
      March 3, 2021
      $119 per person

      3 CPE, .3 CEU, 3 Contact Hours
      Register now
  • Online Courses

    • Online Accounting for Capital Assets
      3 CPE, .3 CEU, 3 Contact Hours
      $119 per person
      Only available online

    • Online Annual GAAP Update
      3 CPE, .25 CEU,
      2.5 Contact Hours

      $119 per person

      Only available online

    • Online Essentials of Financial Management
      5 CPE, .4 CEU, 4 Contact Hours
      $159 per person

      Only available online

    • Online GASB 84: Practical Guidance for Accounting for Fiduciary Activities
      1 CPE, .1 CEU, 1 Contact Hour
      $119 per person

      Only available online

    • Human Resources: An Online Course for Governmental
      Officials
      .6 CEU, 6 Contact Hours
      $219 per person

      Only available online

    • Online Internal Control - Assessing Risk Related to Information Technology
      3 CPE, .3 CEU, 3 Contact Hours
      $119 per person
      Only available online

    • Online Internal Control
      for Payroll
      1 CPE, .1 CEU, 1 Contact Hour
      $119 per person
      Only available online


    • Online Safeguarding
      Against Fraud
      2 CPE, .2 CEU, 2 Contact Hours
      $119 per person
      Only available online


    • Online Taking Responsibility for Your Financial Statements
      3 CPE, .3 CEU, 3 Contact Hours
      $119 per person

      Only available online

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