2011-2012 Walden University Catalog (June 2012) 
    
    Sep 27, 2022  
2011-2012 Walden University Catalog (June 2012) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MMPA 5431 - Finance and Budgeting for the Public Sector


(5 cr.) Sound financial practices are crucial to managing scarce funds in the public sector. This course examines finance and budgeting concepts, policies, and practices related to organizations, as well as the fiscal climate within which they operate. Students gain an understanding of theories underlying fiscal policy; they read and analyze budgets, financial statements, and financial reports. Other topics include the use of auditing practices, tax systems, financial management, budgetary reform, and financial technology systems specific to government organizations. Students apply what they learn to developing budget and financial projects relevant to public organizations.



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