As an elected or appointed municipal official, you are responsible for the development of a realistic and accurate working budget that will help guide your municipality’s financial decisions. This course, which is designed to provide effective ways to keep your budgeting process running smoothly, can now be accessed in the comfort of your home or office – no travel to workshop sites is required!
Participation in this online training will help municipal staff reduce budget stress by providing strategies to improve the year-round budget management process. Specifically, instructors will demonstrate how to set up, implement, and monitor a municipal budget. Techniques will be presented that help build the budget, manage fund balances, adjust for changing financial conditions, and provide for inter-fund transfers. Communication techniques will be addresses to help municipal officials present their budget to both the governing body and the public.