Introduction to Local Government Finance

  • Chapel Hill, NC

This introductory course provides basic instruction in local government and public authority finance and financial management. Areas of instruction include the basic legal authority and requirements governing local government revenues, budgeting processes, cash management, purchasing and contracting, expenditure control, conflicts of interest, fund accounting and financial reporting. The course also provides an overview of the state and local economic issues that inform strategic budgeting decisions.

Course Information: This 4 day course takes place annually in the fall. 
 
Certification Questions: See the links on the right side of this page for Certification information links. 
The Local Government Federal Credit Union offers scholarships to local government employees to apply towards tuition for conferences, classes, and seminars offered by the School of Government. There are five deadlines to submit applications: March 1, June 1, September 1 and December 1.
This course satisfies one of the core courses for NCGFOA Certification
CPE30.00 hrs
  • Chapel Hill, NC
    August 26 - 29, 2019
    August 27 - 30, 2019
    UNC School of Government
    400 South Rd.
    Knapp-Sanders Building
    Chapel Hill, NC 27514
    View Scholarship Information
    The Local Government Federal Credit Union offers scholarships to local government employees to apply towards tuition for conferences, classes, and seminars offered by the School of Government. There are five deadlines to submit applications: March 1, June 1, September 1 and December 1.
    View Cancellation Policy
    Course participants who cancel their registration on or before August 18, 2019 will receive a full refund. No refund will be made for cancellations on or after August 19, 2019, but you will receive a transferrable credit to be used within 12 months. Click here to view the School’s full cancellation and refund policy.
    $600.00

Materials will be a mix of printed and online. The Agenda will be posted as soon as it is confirmed. 

For all registration questions, resetting passwords, or login issues please contact:

Dale Zuckert

Assistant Registrar, Registration and Client Services Group
919.966.4414
For questions regarding course details, including location, schedule, materials, and continuing education credits, please contact:

Susan Hutchinson

Program Manager, Local and State Government Group
919.966.4171