Financial Foundations for Thriving Communities: Create Clear Rules

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Course Status: 
New Course
Date and Time: 
Sep 19 2019 - 2:00pm  EDT
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Consultant/Retired CEO, County of San Bernardino
Municipal Budget Director
City of Tempe, AZ
City Manager (retired)
City of San Clemente, CA
Who Will Benefit: 

This course will benefit mid- and upper-level management staff working in a local government setting in the finance or budget office. The course will present information on the leadership skills that can help these individuals build a stronger financial foundation for their organizations.

Program Description: 

Pillar 4 of the Financial Foundations Framework states that clear rules reinforce constructive behavior.  Learn how your organization can strengthen its financial foundation by implementing rules and boundaries and by monitoring compliance with these.

Seminar Objectives: 
  • Gain a deeper understanding of the fourth pillar of GFOA’s Financial Foundations Framework: Create Clear Rules
  • Learn how to create well-defined boundaries by developing and implementing policies and procedures and communicating them to stakeholders
  • Learn how to develop monitoring system to hold stakeholders accountable
  • Learn how to create a system of sanctions and rewards to encourage people to comply with financial policies and procedures
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