MPPL-730-01 Public Budgeting and Financial Management
Fall for 2016-2017
This course focuses on public budgeting at the federal level of the U.S. government. It highlights the environment in which public budgeting occurs; the evolution of the budget process; the institutions, players, and processes in public budgeting; and the relationship of public budgeting to economic policy. It delves into the use of the executive budget as a device for management planning and control as well as budgetary systems, the elements of budgetary review and execution, and various strategies and tactics employed by participants in the federal budgetary process. In the financial management portion of the course, students learn the fundamentals of budgeting and accounting in public organizations and gain knowledge and experience in using financial information in organizational planning, implementation, control, reporting, and analysis.
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
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