Building and Renewing Financial Policies: November 14, 2013   

Group Internet-based course
Prerequisites: None
Course level: Intermediate
CPE credits: 2

Time: 2:00 – 4:00 pm (Eastern)


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Who Will Benefit
The seminar is designed for state and local government finance directors, budget directors, budget staff, and chief executive/administrative officers and others responsible for long-range planning.


Program Overview
Financial policies are the cornerstone of a financially healthy government because they establish and clarify the intent for how the organization will manage its finances. Therefore, every government should formally adopt a set of financial policies as part of its approach to financial planning and budgeting. This session will discuss the most critical policy elements, how to develop and implement them, and how to keep policies fresh over time and make sure they are used consistently in decision making.

Seminar Objectives
Attendees will learn:

  • The most critical policy elements
  • How to develop policies in a way that creates buy-in
  • How to keep policies relevant to decision making 


Registration Fees
GFOA member:  $85     Nonmember:  $160