12 CPE and satisfies requirements for Certification by the Treasurer's Association of Virginia and VGFOA Certificate Program. A certification exam will be given immediately after the end of the class.
The program will focus on the tools and topics important in understanding modern budgeting. The program will survey an array of techniques central to establishing broad goals to guide decision making, developing policies, plans, and strategies, monitoring, and evaluating budgetary performance. In addition, participants will analyze the politics of budgeting, revenue forecasting methods, capital programming concepts, public involvement, expenditure analysis, budget systems, and other topics relevant to developing, implementing, and monitoring budgets.