Governmental Accounting, Financial Reporting and Budgeting

This course is part of the Certified Government Financial Manager® (CGFM®) series. It is designed for those looking for an understanding of governmental accounting, financial reporting, and budgeting, and their differences from private-sector financial activities. Learn about the unique aspects of accounting and reporting for the federal government as well as state and local governments.

Who Takes This Course

This course is designed for financial Management professionals seeking support for taking the required exams for Certified Government Financial Manager® (CGFM®) certification.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand governmental accounting standards, financial reporting practices, and budgeting approaches
  • Apply the standards, practices, and approaches by the federal, state, and local governments
  • Understand financial statements issued by federal, state, and local governments

Course Topics

Influences, Concepts of Financial Reporting and Standards-setting

Cost Accounting


General Principles of Governmental Accounting

State and Local Accounting and Financial Reporting

Federal Accounting and Financial Reporting


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Course Number: 5602
Tuition: $819
Duration: 3 days
Delivery Method: Instructor-led live classroom
CEUs: 1.9
CLPs: 24
NASBA CPE Credits: 24
NASBA Level: Intermediate
NASBA Field of Study:
Accounting (Governmental)
Course Format:

Lecture, discussion, and exercises

Professional Certification:

This course applies toward the DoD FM Certification Program.

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