This seminar is designed for city managers, accountants, superintendents, mayors, administrators, planners, treasurers, consultants, budget directors, and attorneys.
This seminar will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to develop, manage, and analyze a budget designed for the public sector. Discussions will provide valuable insight on the public sector budgeting process, cover key concepts related to budget presentations, budgeting for capital improvements, and infrastructure maintenance, and ensure you leave with the practical information you need to design and implement a budget that meets the specific needs of your community.
Topics to be discussed include:
• Budgeting Process And Systems
• Leading Practices In Budget Development
• Technologies Available
• Budget Management And Analysis
8:30 a.m. - 8:40 a.m.
8:40 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
II. Budgeting Process And Systems Overview
A. Budgeting Process Overview
B. Budgeting Software/Systems Overview
9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
III. Leading Practices In Budget Development
A. Defining Needs, Goals And Objectives
B. Challenges And Overcoming Obstacles
C. Develop An Operating Plan
D. Integrating Budgeting With Strategic And Operations Planning
10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
IV. Exploring Current Issues In Public Sector Budgeting And Today’s
Technologies Available To Address These Issues
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
V. Leading Practices In Budget Development (Continued)
E. Leading Practices In Budgeting
F. Detailed Budget Development
1:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
VI. Leading Practices In Budget Management And Analysis
A. Budget Controls
B. Budget Reporting And Analysis
3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
VII. Driving Performance Through Accountability