Training Policies

Training Refunds

Refund requests must be made in writing to GFOA by email to GFOA charges an administrative fee for all refunds. Members may transfer training registration to another event up to the refund deadline without incurring an administrative fee.

Type of Event

Deadline for Cancellation


In Person Training

10 business days prior to Event

$50 administrative fee for all refunds

Webinar and eLearning Course

5 business days prior to the event

$20 administrative fee for all refunds

Other Events

Unique Cancellation Policies May Apply

Cancellation / Transfers

Registration Discounts

Select events offer registration discounts to encourage early registration. GFOA's events calendar will display current pricing and pricing is subject to change.

GFOA members will typically a discount for all events. GFOA allows active members (public sector) to transfer membership discount to another current employee of the same organization. For non-members to receive the member discount.......


In person GFOA events offer continental breakfast and lunch when the event is scheduled for a full day.

Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Certificates:

CPE credit will be awarded through the Learning Management System (LMS).

Course recordings and materials of most GFOA online education is made available through the Learning Management System. Materials for non-accounting courses will be available for one year after the completion of the course. Materials for accounting courses will be available for 90 days after the completion of the course.

Please note that CPE credits are not awarded for viewing archived recordings.


Continental breakfast and lunch are included in the registration fee for group-live and immersion courses. Lunch is only provided on full days.


For any questions or information regarding administrative policies such as complaints and refunds, please contact GFOA.