Introduction to Public Finance

Wed, Mar 22, 2023, 12:30pm - 4:30pm


Half Day Seminar on Introduction to Governmental Finance.

This session qualifies for 3 CPE Credits - 2 Accounting and 1 General.

Session Description

  • Register for this session using the registration button to the right. 
  • The MGFOA is offering its introductory training session to individuals who may be newly entering the world of public finance, perhaps as a newly hired staff member or an elected official.
  • Veteran members of the MGFOA will give a primer on Budgeting, Fund Balance, Revenue Sources, Financial Reporting, Audits, Investments, Capital Planning and Debt Financing.

Video recording of the session is available

Tentative Agenda

Introduction & Summary of Program     12:30 - 12:35pm
Capital Planning / Debt Financing 12:35 - 1:45pm 
Break 1:45 - 2:00pm
Investments 2:00 - 2:45pm
Break 2:45 - 3:00pm
  • Fund Balance
  • Property Taxes
  • State Shared Revenues  
3:00 - 4:25pm
Questions & Wrap up 4:25 - 4:30pm



  Registration Fee
MGFOA Member   $35
Non-Member   $35


  • Credit card is the only payment method accepted for this webinar.
  • If you have a credit from a previous event cancellation, you will be able to choose "MGFOA Credit" as your payment method.
  • The recording will be available for purchase after it is uploaded. Please do not attempt to register for the recording at this time.
  • Your personal Zoom link to access the webinar will be emailed by Monday, March 20, 2023. You WILL NOT receive the link at the time of registration.
  • Registration will close Friday, March 17.
  • Paid attendees to the webinar will receive the recording complimentary.
  • No refunds will be made for cancellations received after March 17, 2023.