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SCP-0176 Budget Planning and Management


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Course Description

Instructor: Andrew Rucks, PhD

Course Description

This course provides an overview of the importance of integrating strategic and budget planning, the types and concepts of budgeting, the application of budgeting as a managerial tool, and budget planning and management. This course includes a case study examining Jefferson County (Alabama) Department of Health (JCDH) Budget Systems. Specific references to the JCDH Budget Systems will be made throughout the presentation.

Learning Objectives

? Describe the link between budgets and strategic plans

? Discuss the difference among all the types of governmental budgets

? Describe the budget cycle and major related components

? Explain how to use financial information to make managerial decisions

? Understand the planning and management of budgeting in a local public health department setting

Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals *Council on Linkages between Academia and Public Health Practice

7A4: Participates in the development of a programmatic budget

7B5: Develops a programmatic budget

7C5: Defends a programmatic and organizational budget

7A5: Operates programs within current and forecasted budget constraints

7B6: Manages programs within current and forecasted budget constraints

7C6: Ensures that programs are managed within current and forecasted budget constraints

7A6: Identifies strategies for determining budget priorities based on federal, state, and local financial contributions

7B7: Develops strategies for determining budget priorities based on federal, state, and local financial contributions

7C7: Critiques strategies for determining budget priorities

7C8: Determines budgetary priorities for the organization

Prerequisites

None