Back to Basics - The ABC's of Governmental Budgeting

Webinar

Thursday, June 6, 2019, 12:00 PM–1:00 PM

  • Members $ 30.00 Before Jun 5, 2019 Members $ 30.00
  • Government / Partner Colleagues $ 35.00 Before Jun 5, 2019 Government / Partner Colleagues $ 35.00
  • Non-members $ 40.00 Before Jun 5, 2019 Non-members $ 40.00

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Description

The ABC’s of Governmental Budgeting will serve as a primer for those new to governmental finance. The session will cover the basics of: 

  • Why government isn’t like a business
  • Budgets as legislative acts
  • Common myths and misconceptions about governmental budgeting
  • Why we budget
  • How to leave the buzzwords at the door
  • The importance of communicating with stakeholders

Speaker: Julie Zolghadr, Manager of the Budget Division, City of Springfield, IL
Moderator: Rachel Musiala, Finance Director, Village of Hoffman Estates, IL

Learning Objectives: Participants completing this session will be able to:

  • Understanding the basic framework of a governmental budget
  • The budget as a law
  • What a governmental budget IS and ISN’T
  • The budget is passed – now what?
  • Simplifying your message to your community
  • Ways to involve your community

Intended Audience: Individuals new to Budgeting and to Local Government Accounting
Delivery Method:
 Group Internet Based
Program Level: Basic
Prerequisites: No prerequisites required
Advanced Preparation: No advanced preparation required
Field of Study: Finance-Technical
Earn About 1.0 CPE credit

CPE credit will only be given to the individual that is registered for the webinar and meets the participation requirements.  To receive CPE credit, the registered individuals must attend each webinar in its entirety as tracked in the web participation report and complete at least 80% of the participation monitoring tools admininstered throughout the webinar.  Only registered and paid participants fulfilling these criteria will be issued a Continuing Professional Education Certificate.

CPE hours: 1.20

For more information

IGFOA
info@igfoa.org
630-942-6587

Registration and cancellation policy

CPE credit will only be given to the individual that is registered for the webinar and meets the participation requirements.  To receive CPE credit, the registered individual must attend the webinar in its entirety as tracked in the web participation report and complete at least 80% of the participation monitoring tools admininstered throughout the webinar.  Only registered and paid participants fulfilling these criteria will be issued a Continuing Professional Education Certificate. 

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. 

Cancellation of an event registration is subject to the following policy:
• No refunds will be given for cancellations the day of the event and no shows.
• For IGFOA event registration cancellations five (5) business days or more prior to an event, refunds will be offset by a $20 cancellation fee. 
• For IGFOA event registration cancellations within five (5) business days of the training, refunds will be offset by a cancellation fee of 50% of the registration fee.
• A substitute attendee may be designated provided that the payment has been made and the IGFOA office has been notified in advance.
• A written request for a refund must be emailed to the IGFOA prior to the event.

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

IGFOA reserves the right to modify the agenda and/or speakers, cancel the training 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.

If you have questions about the cancellation and refund policy, your membership, or a complaint, please 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.

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