Budget Justification and Presentation (BUDG7102)

Budget Justification and Presentation

Budget Justification and Presentation

Description:

Build a strong foundation in the principles of effective budget justification and presentation, focusing on analysis of budget submissions and preparation of narrative descriptions. Become prepared to use results-based budgeting to justify a program consistent with the requirements of the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) and the 2010 GPRA Modernization Act (GPRAMA). Learn many presentation tips that help you stay focused and will contribute to positive outcomes.

This course is part of the Master Certificate in Federal Financial Management.

Who Should Attend?

Anyone who is involved in justifying or defending requests for budgetary authority. Participants should be familiar with budget principles as taught in Federal Budget Process (BUDG7103A), Introduction to Federal Budgeting (BUDG7001A), Budget Formulation (BUDG7101A), and Budget Execution (BUDG7100A).

Tuition:

$ 959.00

Credits:

24.0 CPE's

Class Type:

This course is currently being offered in the following training modalities:

Learning Outcomes:

  • Explain federal budget justification events and their relationship to the budget process
  • Describe and justify programs in terms of inputs, outputs, outcomes, costs, and benefits
  • Explain the effects of the economy and politics on budgetary changes
  • Develop program goals, outcomes, performance measures and budget justifications
  • Use performance-based budgeting to justify a program, consistent with the requirements of the Government Performance and Results Act and the 2010 GPRA Modernization Act (GPRAMA)
  • Prepare and deliver oral briefings/testimony

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Day one of three

  • Brief Review and Overview
    • Terms and concepts
    • The budget process and participants
    • Trends
  • Justification and Budget Process
    • When?
    • What?
    • A-11
    • A political process

Day two of three

  • Preparation
    • Audience analysis
    • Opposition analysis
    • Rehearsal
    • Review existing documentation
    • Determine what to include
  • Measurement
    • Mission-driven
    • Strategic focus
    • Performance
    • Customer-focused

Day three of three

  • Communication (Oral)
    • Briefing techniques
    • Roleplay
    • 2 or 3 group simulation
    • Multi-media
    • 2 or 3 times for oral presentation
  • Communication (Written)
    • Political/economic conditions
  • Follow-up
    • Getting a decision
    • Responding to a decision

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