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This course will provide an overview of debt instruments available to local governments, the difference between a competitive and negotiated sale of municipal securities, the requirements and limitations of Georgia statutes as they relate to issuance of debt, the bond rating process, roles and responsibilities of the various players for a bond issuance, and the components of official statements used in debt offerings.

Course Outline

Please note there are three methods to register for this course. Click the Single Registration button to register and pay online. You may also mail in a registration form with a check, click here. Finally, you can also request to be invoiced. To request an invoice, click the blue Single Registration button, and then select Checkout. Log in 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:

  • define the types of debt instruments available to local governments

  • recall the requirements and limitations of Georgia statutes as they relate to the issuance of debt

  • explain the difference between a competitive and negotiated sale

  • recognize the bond-rating process and the players in the process

  • identify the components of official statements used in debt offerings

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 - Technical

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

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Basic

Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based

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

Contact: For more information regarding refunds, concerns, and program cancellation policies, please contact Sue Joe, suejin@uga.edu.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Debt Administration for Local Government - Classroom
Type
In Person
Days
W, Th
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Dec 08, 2021 to Dec 09, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
12.0
Location
  • Carl Vinson Institute of Government Locations
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Registration Fee non-credit $299.00
Section Notes

Mail-In Registration

$35 fee will be charged for all cancellations, transfers and substitutions. No refund (100% service charge) if cancelled less than one day before the session start date.

Section Title
Debt Administration for Local Government - Virtual Live
Type
Virtual
Days
W, Th
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Jun 08, 2022 to Jun 09, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
12.0
Location
  • Carl Vinson Institute of Government Locations
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Registration Fee non-credit $299.00
Section Notes

Mail-In Registration Form

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

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