Create an Award Winning Budget

Description:

The most scrutinized and utilized document in school district financial reporting is the annual budget. This five-part course is based on the Meritorious Budget Award (MBA) criteria. The presenter will go through a step-by-step process on how to develop a budget document that meets today's rigorous demands using guidelines created specifically for school entities. This micro course contains five nano modules. Each module is worth 0.2 CPE credits.

Credits:

You will earn 0.2 credits for each of the 5 nano learning modules in this Micro Learning Course. Certificates will be issued individually upon successful completion of each nano module.

ASBO Micro 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.

Field of Study:

Business Management and Organization (for all modules)

SFO Domain:

Budgeting and Reporting Activities (for all modules)

Prerequisites:

None (for all modules)

Advanced Preparation:

None (all modules)

Program Level:

Basic (beginner) for all modules

Delivery Method:

Nano Learning Modules bundled into a Micro Course

Expiration:

You will have 90 days to complete this course that begins from the date of purchase

Presenter:


Nano Modules


Nano Module 1: The Meritorious Budget Award Process
Description:

This module discusses the purpose of and the components of the Meritorious Budget Award Program. The presenter will further discuss the importance of the MBA Criteria Checklist.  0.2 CPE Credits

Learning Objective:

Participants will be able to:

Understand the purpose and design of the Meritorious Budget Award.

Nano Module 2: How to Build the Organizational Section of Your Budget
Description:

This module reviews the components of the Organizational Section of the budget plan. The presenter also discusses best practices for communicating important process information for understanding this section of the budget.  0.2 CPE Credits

Learning Objective:

Participants will be able to:

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

Nano Module 3: How to Build the Financial Section of Your Budget
Description:

This module 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. 0.2 CPE Credits

Learning Objective:

Participants will be able to:

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

Nano Module 4: How to Build the Informational Section of Your Budget
Description:

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

Learning Objective:

Participants will be able to:

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

Nano Module 5: How to Build an Executive Summary for Your Budget
Description:

This module describes what type of content is included in the Executive Summary section of the budget plan. The presenter will outline the details to include for each section of the Executive Summary and further discuss best practices. 0.2 CPE Credits

Learning Objective:

Participants will be able to:

Understand the components of the Executive Summary for a budget proposal