Retirement and Benefits, Risk Management, and Procurement
Have you ever thought about earning the CPFO designation? Here’s your chance to take a review course in preparation for the Retirement and Benefits, Risk Management, and Procurement exam. VGFOA is offering this review course to encourage individuals to become Certified Public Finance Officers (CPFO) and continue their professional development in government finance.
To incentivize individuals to take the CPFO exam, VGFOA will pay 50% of the exam fee ($72.50). If this is your first examination in the CPFO program, the initiation fee of $150 will also be covered. The exam must be taken within 6 months.
The CPFO is a valuable, objective credential that verifies a specified level of knowledge, skills, and abilities in government finance. The designation prepares individuals for financial leadership positions in state and local government by enhancing fundamental skills and increasing knowledge of best practices and the latest trends in the governmental financial arenas.
Start your CPFO quest by taking the Retirement and Benefits, Risk Management, and Procurement Review Course. This course is built around the GFOA’s content specifications for the CPFO Retirement and Benefits, Risk Management, and Procurement exam. It covers material related to the municipal pensions, OPEB, health care cost, risk management, and procurement. The class will incorporate lecture and practice exam questions. Participants will receive a copy of An Elected Official’s Guide (EOG) to The New Pension Accounting, EOG to Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution Retirement Plans, EOG to Procurement, EOG to Risk Management and Pension Investing: Fundamentals and Best Practices.
Date: June 6-7, 2019
Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm First day; 9:00am - 3:00pm Second day
Location: Radford University, Davis College of Business and Economics, Kyle Hall Radford, VA 24142
The class will count as an elective course in the VGFOA-RU certificate program and qualify for 10 CPE credits.