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Managing Under Budgetary Constraints

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Session Schedule Location Tuition Status
Feb 08 - Feb 08, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , THU
Washington , DC $439 O
Jun 14 - Jun 14, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , THU
Washington , DC $439 O
Aug 30 - Aug 30, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , THU
Washington , DC $439 O
Dec 11 - Dec 11, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , TUE
Washington , DC $439 O
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Course overview

This course explains advanced budget concepts and introduces program management strategies to respond to budget reductions in a downsizing environment. Checklists will be provided and "how to" guidelines for budget and program managers to build a defensible budget compliant with the new requirements for appropriations requests. Learn about the importance of performance measurement and strategic planning as the keys to support a mission-driven funding request. Receive tools to enable you to develop a narrative justification in support of your programs and maintain your funding level consistent with the financial policies of the President, Office of Management and Budget, Congress, and senior management within your agency.

Who should attend?

Comptrollers; Administrative Officers; Auditors; Budget Analysts; Financial Analysts; Management Analysts; Program Managers; Senior Management; comparable officials in state and local governments.

Participants should be familiar with budget formulation and execution principles, as taught in: Introduction to Federal Budgeting (BUDG7001D); Budget Formulation (BUDG7101D); and Budget Execution (BUDG7100D).

Level: Intermediate.

Learning outcomes

  • Successfully plan and justify funding requests in the new budget environment
  • Develop and implement cost-cutting strategies for managing effectively in a downsized environment
  • Use the performance improvement process to enhance program outcomes

Course outline

    <strong>Day One of One</strong>

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    <li>Introduction, formation of table groups
        The New Funding Environment
    <li>Navigating the Budget Process
    <li>Navigating the Performance Improvement Process
    <li>Knowledge Checks
    <li>Discussion Forum
    <li>Case Study on Deficit Reduction Budgeting
    <li>Course Summary and Wrap-up, Evaluation Forms, Certificates of Completion
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