Financial Management

The Certificate in Financial Management provides those with responsibility for finances the tools to prepare and analyze nonprofit financial statements, budgets and financial policies and procedures. Participants will learn how to establish and maintain financial systems in accordance with generally accepted accounting rules and regulations that satisfy external reviewers, board members, funders and other stakeholders. With a focus on best practices in this age of transparency, you will build your ability to make sound decisions that affect programs and operation.

It is designed for those who are not trained financial professionals but have responsibilities for fiscal operations and would benefit from enhanced knowledge of solid financial practices, procedures and regulations. Other audiences include executive directors who may have a finance director, but want to be fully versed in financial management, and board members with fiscal responsibilities.

This Certificate is worth 4.2 Continuing Education Units from the La Salle University School of Business, 42 CFRE Points and requires six full day and two 1/2 day courses, listed below:

  • Basics of Financial Management
  • Building on the Basis of Financial Management
  • Program Budgeting for the Real World
  • Financial Record-Keeping
  • Business Planning
  • Red Flags in Financial Management that could Sink your Organization (1/2 day)
  • A Formula for Nonprofit Financial Stability (1/2 day)
  • Managing the Contribution – From the Finance & Development Perspectives

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