Education & events

Sep 21–23, 2017 Thursday


Illinois Municipal League Annual Conference

Sep 28, 2017 Thursday

Downstate chapter | Presented by the Downstate chapter

Rock River Region Luncheon - Implementing and Reporting GASB No. 84, Fiduciary Activities

12:00pm–1:00pmRockford, IL

Sep 29, 2017 Friday

Downstate chapter | Presented by the Downstate chapter

Finance Lunch Crunch - Prepping for the World of Tomorrow: Automation in Local Government

11:45am–1:00pmMoline, IL

Oct 12, 2017 Thursday


To Borrow or Not to Borrow? Making Sense of Issuing Bonds in Today's Uncertain Illinois Bond Market


Oct 13, 2017 Friday

Chicago metro chapter | Presented by the Chicago metro chapter

How to Survive an ERP Implementation


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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 and Illinois Government Finance Professional Level 1 and 2 Certificates
  • Application and Best Practices Courses
  • One-day Institute seminars on hot topics and emerging issues

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