This course applies management and financial principles to criminal justice organizations. Emphasis is placed on budgets, financial accounting principles and assessing the effectiveness of the activities of criminal justice organizations. Constitutional requirements, court decisions, and legislation (such as EEOC requirements) as they impact management in criminal justice organizations are discussed. Basic accounting and financial terminology, and purposes and formats of financial statements are introduced: depreciation of assets, capital budgeting, cash management, lease versus purchase, and inventory management.
Explore the influence of politics and fiscal realities in budgeting.
Administrative Challenges and Practices
Evaluate the rights of criminal justice employees.
Understand discipline, labor relations and liability in criminal justice organizations.
Examine current uses of technology in criminal justice administration.
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