Create an Award-Winning Budget

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DESCRIPTION:

This micro course contains a collection of five individual nano learning courses, each worth 0.2 CPE credits. The presenter examines the components of the most scrutinized and utilized document in school district financial reporting – the annual budget. Review the components of the Meritorious Budget Award Program and learn how to develop a budget document that meets today’s rigorous demands using step-by-step guidelines created specifically for school entities.

Participants will be able to:

·       Identify the purpose and required components of an award-winning budget.

·       Identify the components of the Organizational Section of the budget plan.

·       Identify the components of the Financial Section of the budget plan.

·       Identify the components of the Informational Section of the budget plan.

·       Identify the components of the Executive Summary for a budget proposal.

For each nano learning course completed, participants will earn 0.2 CPE credits in the field of study of Business Management and Organization. *Learners are not required to complete this micro course to earn CPE credits.  Upon successful completion of each nano learning course, learners will earn 0.2 CPE credits and receive a certificate of completion. 

PRESENTER:


PREREQUISITE(S):

None (all nano learning courses in this micro course) *It is highly recommended that you take the courses in the order in which they are listed.  

FIELD(S) OF STUDY: 

Business Management and Organization (all nano learning courses in this micro course)

SFO DOMAIN(S): 

Financial Planning, Budget Planning, and Analysis (all nano learning courses in this micro course)

ADVANCED PREPARATION:

None (all nano learning courses in this micro course)

PROGRAM LEVEL:

Basic (all nano learning courses in this micro course)

DELIVERY METHOD:

Nano Learning

EXPIRATION:

You will have 90 days to complete the nano learning courses contained in this micro course which begins from the date of purchase

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NANO LEARNING COURSES INCLUDED IN THIS MICRO COURSE:


Nano Learning Course 1:
The Meritorious Budget Award Process

Description:

This nano learning course discusses the purpose and the components of the Meritorious Budget Award Program. The presenter also recognizes the importance of the MBA Criteria Checklist. This nano learning course is worth 0.2 CPE Credits.

Learning Objective:

Participants will be able to:

Identify the purpose and required components of an award-winning budget.

Nano Learning Course 2:
How to Build the Organizational Section of Your Budget

Description:

This nano learning course reviews the components of the Organizational Section of the budget plan. The presenter also reviews best practices for communicating important process information to promote understanding of this section of the budget.  This nano learning course is worth 0.2 CPE Credits.

Learning Objective:

Participants will be able to:

Identify the components of the Organizational Section of the budget plan.

Nano Learning Course 3:
How to Build the Financial Section of Your Budget

Description:

This nano learning course demonstrates how the elements in the Financial Section of the budget plan should be organized. The presenter also reviews the past, present, and future data required in this section of the budget plan. This nano learning course is worth 0.2 CPE Credits.

Learning Objective:

Participants will be able to:

Identify the components of the Financial Section of the budget plan. 

Nano Learning Course 4:

How to Build the Informational Section of Your Budget

Description:

This nano learning course discusses the components of the Information Section of the budget plan. The presenter also differentiates between what is required and what is optional in the plan.  This nano learning course is worth 0.2 CPE Credits.

Learning Objective:

Participants will be able to:

Identify the components of the Informational Section of the budget plan.

Nano Learning Course 5:
How to Build an Executive Summary for Your Budget

Description:

This nano learning course describes the components included in the Executive Summary section of the budget plan. The presenter outlines the details included in each section of the Executive Summary and further discusses best practices. This nano learning course is worth 0.2 CPE Credits.

Learning Objective:

Participants will be able to:

Identify the components of the Executive Summary for a budget proposal.

ASBO International nano learning 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: www.nasbaregistry.org.