PUBADM625-01A Public Budgeting and Financial Management (with Staff)

PUBADM625-01A Public Budgeting and Financial Management (with Staff)

The public budgeting process in theory and practice. Students are introduced to contemporary approaches to public budgeting as well as to the difficulty of planning in the public sector, the dilemmas of choice and of priority setting, the results of incrementalism, and the nature of budgetary "rationality." In addition, the course examines the nature and scope of public financial management at the state and local level. It familiarizes students with state and local government financial reporting and accounting, current operating expenditures, techniques for evaluating capital expenditures and products. It explores borrowing and debt management, evaluation of municipal credit quality, managing cash assets and liquid securities, simulations and financial forecasting, and evaluating and controlling financial management practices.

Prerequisite(s): Graduate degree student in Public Administration.

Credit(s):

3

Location:

Remote

Day(s) and Time(s):

May 26-Jul 9
MW: 6-9p

Availability:

Registration for Summer Session I is closed.
Class Number:2695_Smr2020
Your Price*: $1,725.00

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Remote: Courses that are typically taught face-to-face will be delivered remotely this summer. As opposed to an online course, which requires no live sessions and allows a student to study anytime, a remote course is either: (1) a course with live class sessions delivered via web conferencing, or (2) a course with pre-recorded lectures that a student can watch anytime, typically paired with live discussions sessions. For more detail on the remote format of a specific course, contact the instructor.

Important Dates
Session 1 classes start: May 26, 2020
Session 1 deadline for 100% refund: May 28, 2020
Session 1 deadline for 50% refund: June 2, 2020
For other important dates: https://www.umb.edu/summer/academic_calendar