bpa311 | undergraduate

Principles Of Governmental Accounting

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This course focuses on principles of governmental accounting and budgeting. This course emphasizes financial statement preparation and analysis, internal controls, regulatory environment, and compliance. Students will gain knowledge in the civic implications of local, state and federal budgets.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Components of a Public Budget

    • Discuss the impact of politics on public budgeting and taxation.
    • Explain microbudgeting and macrobudgeting.
    • Differentiate between public and private sector budgeting.

    The Budget Process

    • Differentiate between macro and micro politics.
    • Describe the budget process at the local, state, and federal levels.

    Impacts on a Public Budget

    • Discuss expenditures and revenues in a public budget.
    • Explain the impact of social issues on public budgeting.
    • Describe the effects of deficits on public budgeting.
    • Describe the components of a balanced budget.

    A Balanced Budget

    • Discuss the politics of adaptation.
    • Explain the elements required for a balanced budget.
    • Discuss the tools used for budget implementation and control.
    • Describe the discretion-abuse-control cycle

    Budget Reform and Forecasting

    • Describe real-time budgeting.
    • Discuss public budget reform.
    • Explain public budget forecasting.
    • Discuss the ethics of public budget management.
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