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Planning, Budgeting and Performance Measurement

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Oct 24 - Oct 26, 2017
08:30 - 16:30 , TUE-THU
Washington , DC $829 O
Jan 30 - Feb 01, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , TUE-THU
Washington , DC $829 O
Mar 27 - Mar 29, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , TUE-THU
San Francisco , CA $829 O
Apr 17 - Apr 19, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , TUE-THU
Washington , DC $829 O
May 22 - May 24, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , TUE-THU
New Orleans , LA $829 O
Jun 05 - Jun 07, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , TUE-THU
Washington , DC $829 O
Jun 26 - Jun 28, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , TUE-THU
Dallas , TX $829 O
Jul 10 - Jul 12, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , TUE-THU
Washington , DC $829 O
Aug 14 - Aug 16, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , TUE-THU
Washington , DC $829 O
Aug 21 - Aug 23, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , TUE-THU
San Diego , CA $829 O
Sep 11 - Sep 13, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , TUE-THU
Seattle , WA $829 O
Sep 25 - Sep 27, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , TUE-THU
Washington , DC $829 O
Nov 06 - Nov 08, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , TUE-THU
Washington , DC $829 O
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Course overview

Examine the relationship between performance measurement, strategic and annual planning, performance budgeting and performance reviews. Understand how performance measurement can improve planning and decision-making, resulting in government services that are more responsive, efficient and effective. Learn how to comply with the requirements of the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA), the GPRA Modernization Act, and Part 6 of OMB Circular No. A-11. Become familiar with the concepts and terminology used in performance measurement. This course is part of the Master Certificate in Federal Financial Management (MCFFM). It may be taken as an alternative to Planning, Programming, Budgeting And Execution (PPBE) BUDG8000D.

Who should attend?

Budget and program analysts, accountants, and operating officials involved in performance measurement, strategic planning, or financial measurements.

Learning outcomes

  • Differentiate between mission, goals, objectives, outcomes, outputs, inputs, performance indicators and performance targets
  • Develop appropriate indicators and targets for measuring program performance
  • Describe the requirements for strategic plans, annual performance plans, performance reviews and annual program performance reports
  • Describe the process involved in the development of a performance-based budgeting and measurement system

Course outline

Day one of three

  • Introduction and Learning Outcomes
    • Changing budget environment
    • Need for performance-based budgets
    • Benefits of performance measurement
    • Phases of budget process
    • Course Learning Outcomes

  • Federal Budget Overview
    • Definition of a budget
    • OMB budget guidance
    • Information contained in budget
    • Program, object class and performance-based budget formats
    • Purposes of an organizational budget
    • Knowledge check

  • Congressional Call for Performance-Based Budgeting
    • Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA)
    • Government Performance and Results Modernization Act (GPRAMA)
    • Performance Terminology
    • Discussion Session
    • Knowledge check
    • Exercise

Day two of three

  • Performance Information Needed for a Performance-Based Budget
    • Developing a mission statement
    • Developing strategic goals
    • Developing strategic objectives
    • Preparing performance indicators
    • Preparing performance targets
    • Knowledge check
    • Exercises

  • Role of Accounting in Preparation of Performance-Based Budgets
    • Importance of cost data
    • Sources of cost data
    • Types of costs
    • Knowledge check

Day three of three

  • Integrating Performance and Cost Data
    • Budget format
    • Displaying performance-based data
    • Displaying traditional budget data
    • Budget justification
    • OMB/Agency review
    • Knowledge check
    • Exercises

  • Using the performance measurement system to manage operations
    • Performance monitoring system
    • Workload, efficiency, effectiveness
    • Productivity improvement
    • Conversion of inputs to outputs ands outcomes
    • Knowledge check
    • Exercises

  • Course Summary
    • Review of key learning points
    • Distribution of course completion certificates
    • Course evaluation
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