Operating and Capital Budgeting (CPFO Review) Roanoke

Jul 26, 2018 09:00am -
Jul 27, 2018 01:00pm


Event Description

Operating and Capital Budgeting (CPFO Review)


Date                July 26-27, 2018


Times             9:00 am to 5:00 pm - Day One

            8:30 am to 11:00 am - Day Two (exam 1-3 pm)


Location       Roanoke Higher Education Center, 108 N. Jefferson Street


CPE Credit:   The class will count as an elective or Operating and Capital Budgeting course in the VGFOA-RU certificate program and qualify for 10 CPE credits.


The course covers the content specifications and recommended readings for the GFOA’s Certified Public Finance Officers Association Operating and Capital Budgeting exam.  Course topics include:

  • Budget Process and Organization – legal foundations for the budget, the relationship between operating and capital budgeting, the budget structure, time periods covered and the relationship between budgeting and accounting
  • Linkage of budgeting to long-range planning – multi-year forecasting, planning and goal setting including short and long range goals, and performance measurement
  • Budget and financial policies – purpose and role of financial policies, study of policies in the areas of budgeting, reserves/fund balances and program policies
  • Operating budget – types of budgets, steps of development and approval of the budget, and monitoring of the budget
  • Revenue forecasting and analysis – forecasting methodologies and practices, revenue options, and monitoring
  • Capital budgeting – preparing and adopting the capital improvement program and budget, including evaluation of capital needs and alternatives, financing options and monitoring

Participants will receives GFOA publications, Revenue Analysis and Forecasting and Financing the Future: Long term Financial Planning.  

Event Type:Certificate Classes
Category:Educational Seminar
Early registration ends on Aug 30, 2017.
Regular registration starts on Aug 31, 2017 and ends on Jul 25, 2018.
Late registration starts on Jul 26, 2018.
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

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Registration Fees
Fee TypeEarlyRegularLate
 Operating and Capital Budgeting (CPFO Review)
Member Fee: $225.00$225.00$225.00
Non-Member Fee: $275.00$275.00$275.00