This course will focus on the policies important to libraries including Accounting and Financial Reporting, Budget, Revenue, Expenditures, Fund Balance, Capital Asset, Cash and Investments, and Purchasing.


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 blue 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, participants will be able to:

  • recall why financial policies are important and common characteristics of effective policies

  • recognize the steps in policy development


Credits: 4 CPE, .3 CEU, 3 Contact Hours

Attendance Policy: Not applicable.

Field of Study: Auditing (Governmental)

Who Should Attend? This session is for anyone working in library financial management including business managers, library directors and similar staff.

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Basic

Delivery Method: QAS Self-study

This course is online, self-study. You will receive an email with detailed instructions to access the University of Georgia’s learning management system, eLC, which will be used to obtain course materials and to access the final exam. You must complete the course's required online quizzes and exercises within 30 days of receiving the "Welcome" email with the course URL, username, and password information.

The 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, jasmine.jackson@uga.edu.




Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Online Writing Financial Policies for Libraries
QAS Self-Study
Jul 01, 2022 to Jun 30, 2023
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Registration Fee $119.00
Section Notes

Complete the course's required online quizzes and exercises within 30 days of receiving the "Welcome" email with the course URL, username, and password information.

No refund (100% service charge) once course is started. To cancel or change your registration or for questions regarding these courses, please contact Jasmine Jackson at jasmine.jackson@uga.edu.

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