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Language of Accounting includes an overview of fundamental governmental accounting concepts as well as statutory budget policy used for the preparation of the Budgetary Compliance Report. In addition, purchase orders, grant accounting and payroll concepts are reviewed.

Course Outline

Please note there are two methods to register for this course. Click the Single Registration button to register and pay online. To request an invoice, click the Single Registration button, and then select Checkout. Login with your account information. Under payment method, select "Request for Invoice". Once you click this option, you must then select "Company Invoice" under Choose Payment Method. You will receive an email with the invoice attached.

Learner Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the participant should be able to:

  • discuss the State’s financial management cycle

  • recite common accounting and budgetary terminology

  • review State reports to determine financial/economic condition and results of operations

  • discuss general requirements for federal grants

  • explain budgetary compliance

  • recall calculations for employer benefits

Notes

Credits: Participants will earn 12.5 CPE, 1.2 CEU, 12 Contact Hours

Attendance Policy: Our classroom training requires attendance during all parts of the instructional program. Instructors are required to take attendance and cannot approve student absences during class time. Please carefully consider your schedule when selecting class dates.

Field of Study:  Finance

Who Should Attend? This course is for state government accounting and financial reporting professionals and others responsible for oversight and administration of a state government’s finances.  

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Basic

Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based for Online and Group Live for Classroom

University of Georgia, Carl Vinson Institute of Government, is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:  https://www.nasbaregistry.org

For more information regarding refunds, concerns and program cancellation policies, please contact Jasmine Jackson

Prerequisites

None

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Language of Accounting
Type
In Person
Days
T, W
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Sep 27, 2022 to Sep 28, 2022
Contact Hours
12.0
Location
  • Carl Vinson Institute of Government Locations
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Registration Fee $299.00
Section Notes

No refund (100% service charge) if canceled less than one day before the session start date. 

Section Title
Language of Accounting
Type
Group Internet Based
Days
W, Th
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Jan 18, 2023 to Jan 19, 2023
Contact Hours
12.0
Location
  • Carl Vinson Institute of Government Locations
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Registration Fee $299.00
Section Notes

No refund (100% service charge) if canceled less than one day before the session start date. 

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