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Federal Budgeting for Non-Budgeting Personnel

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Dec 05 - Dec 07, 2017
08:30 - 16:00 , Tue-Thu
Washington , DC $899 O
Feb 06 - Feb 08, 2018
08:30 - 16:00 , Tue-Thu
Washington , DC $899 O
Feb 27 - Mar 01, 2018
08:30 - 16:00 , Tue-Thu
Denver , CO $899 O
Apr 10 - Apr 12, 2018
08:30 - 16:00 , Tue-Thu
Washington , DC $899 O
Apr 24 - Apr 26, 2018
08:30 - 16:00 , Tue-Thu
San Francisco , CA $899 O
May 01 - May 03, 2018
08:30 - 16:00 , Tue-Thu
Las Vegas , NV $899 O
Jun 12 - Jun 14, 2018
08:30 - 16:00 , Tue-Thu
Washington , DC $899 O
Jun 19 - Jun 21, 2018
08:30 - 16:00 , Tue-Thu
Dallas , TX $899 O
Jul 17 - Jul 19, 2018
08:30 - 16:00 , Tue-Thu
Washington , DC $899 O
Aug 07 - Aug 09, 2018
08:30 - 16:00 , Tue-Thu
Washington , DC $899 O
Sep 25 - Sep 27, 2018
08:30 - 16:00 , Tue-Thu
Washington , DC $899 O
Oct 16 - Oct 18, 2018
08:30 - 16:00 , Tue-Thu
Washington , DC $899 O
Dec 04 - Dec 06, 2018
08:30 - 16:00 , Tue-Thu
Washington , DC $899 O
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Course overview

Receive a strong introduction to the federal budget process. Gain a firm understanding of what a budget is, how a budget is prepared, the composition of the federal budget, and the role of federal financial management professionals. Learn how key legislation is changing, how the federal budget is developed and executed, and the resulting impact on the nation's financial and program resources.

This course is part of the Certificate of Accomplishment in Program and Management Analysis.

This course aligns with the following Department of Defense financial management competencies:

  • Accounting Concepts, Policies, and Principles - Proficiency Level 1, 2 Hours
  • Budget Concepts, Policies and Principles - Proficiency Level 1, 8 Hours
  • Fundamentals and Operations of Budget - Proficiency Level 1, 8 Hours

Who should attend?

Federal personnel who would benefit from an overview of the federal budget process and the procedures for formulating, justifying and executing their organizations' budgets.

Level: Foundation.

Learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate that you are ready for increased budget responsibilities
  • State common budget terms and use them appropriately
  • Identify key characteristics of object class budgets and program budgets
  • Provide valuable assistance to your supervisors in constructing an operating budget
  • Use valuable techniques for estimating costs
  • Estimate staff salaries, travel and contract costs with confidence

Course outline

Syllabus -- Federal Budgeting for Non-Budget Personnel, BUDG7000D, Grad. School, USDA

Day one of three

  • Fundamentals
    • Purpose of a Federal Budget
    • Need for Budget at the Operating Level
    • History of Federal Budget Development
    • Budget Decision Making
    • Phases of Budgeting (Budget Cycle)
    • Preparation and Execution of Federal Budget
    • Flow of Appropriated Funds
    • Sources of Program Funds
    • Management Flexibility in Use of Funds
    • Accounting Concepts for Budgeting
    • Events in the Budget Cycle

Day two of three

  • Building the Operating Budget
    • Goals and Objectives
    • Object Classifications
    • Determining Personnel Costs
    • Types of Costs
    • Financial Planning
    • Justification

Day three of three

  • Anti-Deficiency Act 1955

  • Mid Year Reviews

  • Review of Budget Concepts

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