Public managers who want to develop an understanding between elected officials and staff on the standards of financial stewardship that the organization will adhere to.
In changing times, financial policies provide a touchstone for management decision making and operations. They clarify governing body intent and create a shared understanding between officials and staff of financial direction and of how finances will be managed. The course will identify key topics every government needs to address in their policies and prepare attendees to lead the development of financial policies in their own organizations. Case studies of policy implementation and examples of how governments monitor policies for compliance will also be presented.
- Insight on the most important types of financial policies to have and what the key elements are
- The development of policies in a collaborative manner so that policies will be thoroughly understood