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Public Finance: Sources, Management, And Reports

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This course explores the sources of revenue necessary to operate public programs, the ways in which funds are allocated and used, the responsibility for public stewardship, economic fiscal policy, and includes the need for accurate and complete reporting. Different approaches to public finance by federal, state, and local agencies are covered.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. 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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    Fundamentals of Public Finance

    • Explain the effect of demographics on public revenue services.
    • Determine operating sources of public revenue.
    • Compare and contrast between public and private budget preparation.

    Effect of Capital Projects on Operating Budgets

    • Determine the effect of capital projects on operating budgets.
    • Determine capital sources of public funding.
    • Analyze types of debt.

    Operational Sources of Public Funding

    • Compare and contrast types of operating budgets.

    Infrastructure and Capital Budgeting

    • Analyze the effect of capital budgets on government financial reports.

    Public Reporting and Ethics

    • Describe the importance of responsible public stewardship.
    • Evaluate fiscal strengths and deficiencies of government financial reporting.
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