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, TeamWorks Literacy and Orientation, Revenue and Expenditure Analysis, Budget Administration for State Government, Revenue Administration for State Government, Debt Administration for State Government, Internal Controls for State Government, and Purchasing Basics in Georgia State Government. Students have three years to complete all coursework.
Continuing education courses are offered through webinars or online courses.