Successful completion of a financial management project is required for completion of the Level II program. The project can pertain to any financial management issue that participants encounter in the course of their regular employment duties. The project's purpose is for participants to demonstrate application of the topics learned in Level I and II curricula. The project must be submitted in electronic format to facilitate sharing with other government employees requiring guidance in the particular area.

Before beginning the project, the participant must register and pay a registration fee of $219 and then submit the Project Proposal Form. Projects may not be submitted unless prior approval has been obtained by the Institute of Government and an immediate supervisor. Once the proposal has been approved, the project work may begin. The project must be completed within 90 days after the project proposal has been approved.

Upon submittal of a project, the Project Transmittal Form must be included.

Examples of projects include

  • developing financial policies and procedures

  • creating an electronic budget process

  • creating a budget process instruction manual

  • conducting first request for proposal banking services

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. if you are registering before June 30, 2021.  Click here if you are registering July 1, 2021, and after. Finally, you can also request to be invoiced. 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

The project's purpose is for participants to demonstrate application of the topics learned in the Levels I and II curricula.


Credits: None

Attendance Policy:  Self study. Not applicable.

Field of Study:  Not applicable.

Who Should Attend? This course is for local government accounting and financial reporting professionals who are enrolled in the Level II Finance Officer Certification Program.

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Basic

Delivery Method: QAS Self Study

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

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Level II Finance Officer Project
QAS Self-Study
Jul 01, 2021 to Jun 30, 2022
Contact Hours
Course Fee(s)
Registration Fee $219.00
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