Financial Management

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Federal Financial Management Curriculum

Federal Financial Management Curriculum

Graduate School USA’s Financial Management curriculum provides comprehensive training solutions that help you develop the broad range of knowledge and skills you need to make sound decisions.

Federal Year-End Spending Challenges and Opportunities 2022

Year-end is quickly approaching, and you may find yourself somewhere between a rock and a hard place because you have funding for the remainder of this year. This challenge is even greater is years like this with an extended Continuing Resolution (CR). The Impoundment Control Act requires that you spend all the funding provided by Congress for this year. Yet, dire consequences await anyone who spends too much at any time, spends too late at year-end or on unallowable items. The Anti-Deficiency Act threatens potential loss of your job and possible imprisonment.

Federal Year-End Spending Webinar, featuring Steven Potts is now available!

To help you make sound financial decisions concerning year end spending we are making this webinar, which aired on July 25th, available. The Zoom link below requires registration. 

Federal Year-End Spending Webinar

 

 

Our Courses

Government departments and agencies must balance diminishing resources with the need to maintain and expand existing programs. Our courses help students acquire the skills to achieve such a balance—though mastery of the tools and techniques of accounting, budgeting, appropriations law, and financial management. Courses in decision support and travel regulations for both defense and non-defense agencies are also available.

We offer training at the Basic, Introductory, Intermediate, and Advanced skill levels. Courses focus on terminology and principles, as well as the laws, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures that underpin federal financial management. Taught by instructors with real-world experience in the field, most courses emphasize practical application of the skills learned.
 

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COMPETENCY AREA AND LEVEL

Federal Accounting

Federal Appropriations Law

Federal Budgeting

Federal Financial Management

Federal Travel Regulations

Courses listed in this section are structured to meet the workforce development and continuing education needs of federal government agencies, employees, and contractors. Where applicable, they are developed and updated to provide students with the competencies identified by government organizations or professional associations such as the CFO Council, Association of Government Accountants, and the American Society of Military Comptroller.

The CFO Council, with the support of the Joint Financial Management Improvement Program (JFMIP) / Office of Financial Systems Integration (FSIO), established core competencies that identify the knowledge, skills and abilities required for many Federal occupations including accountants, budget analysts, financial managers, program managers.

In addition to the work that JFMIP/FSIO have accomplished, the Budget Formulation & Execution Line of Business (BFELoB) recently developed the Federal Budget Community Career Road Map: Technical Core Competencies, Key Behaviors, Proficiencies, and Knowledge specifically for budget staff within the federal government. The Career Road Map includes six technical budgeting core competencies and associated behaviors, proficiency levels, and knowledge continuum.

Graduate School USA’s curriculum development team develops new courses in addition to its annual revisions of the entire curriculum. Our curriculum designers also work with customers to tailor courses that meet the specialized needs of federal agencies and their employees.

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Master Certificate in Federal Financial Management (MCFFM)

Master Certificate in Federal Financial Management (MCFFM)

Take your professional development to the next level and follow the path to success with GSUSA’s Master Certificate in Federal Financial Management (MCFFM). Our program helps you develop the competencies that practitioners at all levels of the federal government must demonstrate to excel and advance their careers.

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DoD Financial Management Certification

DoD Financial Management Certification

Seeking your DoD financial management certification? GSUSA has more than 200 courses that are aligned with DoD competencies. For those who are already certified, taking GSUSA classes can help you maintain your certification at all three levels.

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Upcoming Federal Financial Management Classes

Upcoming Federal Financial Management Classes

Register for these upcoming federal financial management classes and get comprehensive training that can help you develop the knowledge and skills to make appropriate financial decisions.

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