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Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution (PPBE) Army

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Session Schedule Location Tuition Status
Mar 05 - Mar 09, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , MON-FRI
Washington , DC $1119 O
Jun 11 - Jun 15, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , MON-FRI
San Antonio , TX $1119 O
Jul 16 - Jul 20, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , MON-FRI
Virginia Beach , VA $1119 O
Aug 13 - Aug 17, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , MON-FRI
Washington , DC $1119 O
Sep 24 - Sep 28, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , MON-FRI
Huntsville , AL $1119 O
Oct 01 - Oct 05, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , MON-FRI
Washington , DC $1119 O
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Course overview

Gain a greater knowledge of how the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Department of Army (DA) PPBE systems work in acquiring, allocating and managing resources. Explore the relationships among the DA budget cycle, acquisition process and mission planning. Gain an understanding of the documents generated during the entire PPBE process, the flow and sequencing of these documents, and the interface of the PPBE documents and requirements among the DA, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Military Services, Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) and Commanders of the Combatant Commands.

This five-day course is designed to satisfy the Army Civilian Training, Education and Development System (ACTEDS) CP 11 training requirements established for all financial management positions within the Department of Army.

This course aligns with the following DoD financial management competencies:
DoD FM CompetencyProficiency LevelHours
Budget Concepts, Policies and Principles 3 8
Budget Execution 3 15
Budget Formulation, Justification, and Presentation 3 17

Who should attend?

Department of Army budget analysts, financial managers, accountants, management analysts and operating officials who want a greater knowledge of how the PPBE process works and how their organizational budget development and execution are affected by this process.

Level: Intermediate.

Learning outcomes

  • Explain the relationships among the components of the Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution (PPBE) process
  • Identify the key officials and organizations, as well as the purpose, content, and timing of key PPBE events
  • Explain the relationship among strategy, war plans, PPBE and acquisition
  • Describe how DA program and budget submissions are derived and the relationship to the overall Defense budget and the President’s Budget
  • Review the congressional enactment process and explain its influence on PPBE
  • Discuss the basic elements of DA budget performance and execution

Course outline

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Day 1
Lesson 1 – Introduction to Army PPBE

  • Historical background on the evolution of PPBE
  • Understand how the DoD budget is derived and its relationship to the President’s Budget

Lesson 2 – Key DoD and Army Officials, Decision Bodies, and Forums involved in the PPBE Process

  • Key players in the DoD and Army PPBE process
  • DoD Decision Bodies
  • Key Army PPBE Participants

Day 2
Lesson 3 – Planning Phase of the PPBE Process

  • Planning phase of both Army and DoD PPBE
  • Documents involved in the planning phase of PPBE
  • The relationship between strategy, war plans, PPBE and acquisition

Day 3
Lesson 4 – Programming Phase of the PPBE Process

  • Programming phase at the OSD and Army levels
  • Documents used during the programming phase at OSD and Army levels
  • OSD and Army organizations and individuals involved in programming phase

Day 4
Lesson 5 – Budgeting Phase of the PPBE Process

  • Budgeting phase at the OSD and Army levels
  • Documents developed during the budgeting phase
  • Purpose and duration of Army appropriations
  • Purpose and timing of the OSD and OMB joint review process
  • Congressional review of the President’s Budget
  • Documents produced during the congressional review process

Day 5
Lesson 6 – Execution Phase of the PPBE Process

  • Documents used in the execution phase of PPBE
  • Define appropriation, apportionment, commitment, obligation and outlay
  • Processes and procedures used to track and measure performance in DoD and Army
  • How PPBE relates to the President’ management Agenda (PMA)
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