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Four core courses are required to complete the certificate. Courses listed below have three delivery methods - Classroom, Live Virtual OR Online, Self-Study. To select Live Virtual or Classroom, select the course title to view dates.Twelve elective hours are also required and will be completed online. A Finance Officer Project is the final requirement for the certificate.
Local governments require sound financial management practices to operate efficiently and effectively. We provide a variety of educational opportunities for local governments in the areas of governmental accounting, budgeting and other financial subjects. Courses cover topics that are pertinent to finance practitioners at all levels of government. The Local Financial Training Program offers the Local Finance Officer Certification Program and the Primary Governmental Accounting Series. We also offer a growing number of convenient online courses to help reduce travel costs.