Illinois Government Finance Professionals' Academy I


Wednesday, March 20, 2019–Thursday, March 21, 2019

NIU Naperville, 1120 E. Diehl Road, Naperville, Illinois 60563 Map »

  • Members $200.00 Before Mar 19, 2019
  • Government / Partner Colleagues $225.00 Before Mar 19, 2019
  • Non-members $300.00 Before Mar 19, 2019

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The Illinois Government Finance Professionals Academy is designed to provide a solid foundation of skills, knowledge, and an appreciation of the unique environment and dynamics of professional government finance practices in Illinois.  Participants will gain a practical and relevant understanding of the fundamental concepts underlying state and local governmental accounting and reporting while engaging in networking opportunities throughout the two-day Academy.

Who Should Attend
• Professionals who work in government and public accounting with limited experience in governmental accounting and financial reporting
• New finance department personnel seeking an overview of government finance
• Non-finance professionals such as department heads and assistant department heads whose primary duties are unrelated to finance
• Elected officials unfamiliar with government finance

AGENDA (download pdf document)

Learning Objectives:  Participants completing this session will be able to: (download pdf document)
Prerequisites: None
Advanced preparation required: No advanced preparation required
Delivery method: Group-live
CPE program level: Overview
Field of Study: Accounting (Governmental)-Technical, Finance -Technical, Behavioral Ethics-Technical, Information Technology-Technical, Personal Development-Non-Technical
CPE credits : About 15 CPE hours

NIU Naperville is easily accessible from Interstates 88 and 355, just 27 miles from both O'Hare International Airport and Midway International Airport, and less than five miles from the Metra Train Station. For a list of hotels near NIU Naperville, visit

CPE hours: 15.00

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Registration and cancellation policy

By submitting this registration, the applicant agrees to the registration and cancellation policy below.

Registrations are accepted on a first-in, first registered basis. Payments by check should be mailed in advance or made at time of registration by credit card. 

IGFOA Members are those Public Sector and Partner or Associate individuals specifically listed in the IGFOA Membership Application or Renewal. IGFOA Government Member Staff rate applies to staff, appointed officials, and elected officials of a government with a current IGFOA membership. If you have questions about your membership, contact IGFOA at 630-942-6587. The IGFOA reserves the right to apply the non-member fee to any individual or government that has not paid dues for the current year.

If you are unable to attend, please contact IGFOA at 630-942-6587 or .  A $25 cancellation fee will be charged for cancellations up to March 13, 2019. Cancellations after March 13, 2019 and no-shows are responsible for the full tuition.

IGFOA reserves the right to modify the agenda, cancel the event due to low enrollment, or to close registration if full.

Should IGFOA cancel an event, cancellation notice will be sent to the email address provided by each registrant and prominently posted at the IGFOA website page announcing the event. By submitting this registration, the applicant agrees to the registration and cancellation policy above.

Approved by the National Registry of CPE Sponsors

CPE RegistryIllinois Government Finance Officers Association is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State Boards of Accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

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