Under the current administration and Congress, financial pressures are mounting – and will continue to do so in the future. For those who handle federal funds, finding ways to do more with less is essential.
The subtle rules on the availability of appropriations can block an otherwise well-reasoned management plan. These rules are difficult to understand and are not well known or publicized. Fortunately, there are clear precedents that you can follow to avoid reaching an impasse — and to avoid incurring personal financial liability for failure to comply.
This course takes you through every facet of the budgeting and spending processes. You’ll get a thorough analysis of all funding activities, as seen through the eyes of the contracting, certifying and disbursing officers. And, you’ll participate in sessions that explore controlling decisions by the Government Accountability Office (GAO).