This session will focus on the importance of proper budget allocation, use of encumbrances, revenue monitoring, and projecting revenues and expenditures. Much time is spent on the budget preparation and approval process. The monitoring of budgetary compliance is equally important. 

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 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

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • recall the importance of budget allocation

  • identify how encumbrances can help control expenditures

  • recall significance of revenue monitoring

  • identify methods for projecting revenues and expenditures


Credits: Participants will earn 1 CPE, .1 CEU, 1 Contact Hour

Attendance Policy: Not applicable, self-study

Field of Study: Finance - Technical

Who Should Attend? This session is for anyone involved in local government, school or library financial management.

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Basic

Delivery Method: QAS Self-study

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 Michele Jurkiewicz, mjurkiew@uga.edu.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Online Importance of Budget Monitoring
QAS Self-Study
Jul 01, 2021 to Jun 30, 2022
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Registration Fee non-credit $119.00
Section Notes

Mail-In Registration Form

No refund (100% service charge) if canceled less than one day before the session start date. To cancel or change your registration or for questions regarding these courses, please contact Sue Joe (suejin@uga.edu).

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