Education & events

Dec 12, 2019 Thursday

Downstate chapter | Presented by the Downstate chapter

Quad Cities Holiday Luncheon - 2019 Legislative Update

11:30am–1:30pmMoline, IL

Dec 13, 2019 Friday

South metro chapter | Presented by the South metro chapter

South Metro Chapter Holiday Luncheon

11:30am–2:00pmHomewood, IL

Dec 17, 2019 Tuesday

Downstate chapter | Presented by the Downstate chapter

Rock River Region Luncheon Holiday Luncheon

12:00pm–1:30pmRockford, IL

Jan 23, 2020 Thursday


Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO) - An Update


Jan 24, 2020 Friday


Illinois Financial Forecast Forum: Private Sector Views that will Impact the Public Sector - 2020

8:00am–4:00pmLombard, IL

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Seminars and workshops

  • Seminars and workshops are held throughout Illinois and in nearby states in cooperation with other Government Finance Officers Associations.
  • Basic and advanced courses on topics such as Government Accounting, Cash Managment, Debt Administration, Budgeting and Capital Planning
  • Stay on top of changes in the intricate world of public pensions at the Illinois Public Pension Institute

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  • Courses are delivered via a secure web site and audio conferencing service to your desktop
  • Course materials for the upcoming session are delivered via email within one week of the program date

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Whether you're new to government finance or a seasoned finance director, IGFOA has educational opportunities tailored to your skills.  Learn which seminars, workshops, and courses are right for where you are in your career.

  • Level 1 and Level 2 Academics 
  • Application and Best Practices Courses
  • One-day Institute seminars on hot topics and emerging issues

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