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Sessions for Monday, July 10
Introduction: The Role of an Effective CFO
Aligning Capital Planning with Community Priorities
In this session, you'll learn how to develop strategies for public engagement and educate your community to facilitate productive conversations about capital investments.
Funding Capital Projects and Understanding Debt Issuance
Learn about the different funding sources available for capital projects and get a brief overview of the debt issuance and management process, especially for first-time and infrequent issuers.
Sessions for Tuesday, July 11
Lessons Learned from a Hybrid Office
This session will discuss managing in-person and remote teams as well as building collaboration skills in a hybrid work environment.
Recruiting the Next Generation of Finance Officers
It's a topic that's on the minds of many. In this session, learn about the current trends in public sector employment and strategies to more effectively recruit and retain in-demand talent.
Sessions for Wednesday, July 12
Essential Tools of Public Procurement
In this session, you'll learn about various competition solicitation methods and how to implement a strategic procurement process focusing on compliance and efficiency.
GFOA's Membership Orientation: Unlocking Member Benefits
Attend this session to learn how to get more out of your GFOA membership. You'll also have the opportunity to provide feedback on how your government could better leverage GFOA member benefits.
Overview of Treasury Operations
This course will provide an overview of the finance officers’ role in treasury operations. This includes discussion from practitioners on receivables and payables functions and managing a successful investing program. A focus on cash flow forecasting and its role in all of these functions will also be highlighted.
Sessions for Thursday, July 13
Capital Asset Accounting
This training will furnish participants with a basic conceptual understanding of accounting and financial reporting for capital assets in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). This session will focus on a library construction project and the essential considerations and journal entries needed to account for the transactions and other events associated with the project, and throughout the life cycle of general governmental capital assets.
Managing Conflict and Political Polarization
Attend this session to learn about identifying the essential elements for management of capital assets and how to account for complex public sector capital projects.
Sessions for Friday, July 14
In this session, you'll learn tools and techniques for effective performance management and budget monitoring. You'll also gain knowledge on how to work with departments in implementing a budget.
Popular Financial Reporting
Learn how to communicate financial information with elected officials and understand how to effectively communicate to the community through a PAFR.