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UNC School of Government

Cash Management and Investment of Public Funds

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About the course

This course is one of the core courses for the finance officers' certification program. It is offered once a year in October. Once dates are confirmated, they will be updated in the Offering section of this site. Participants will learn about goals, process and organizations for successful cash management; how to evaluate banking services and financial institutions; investment strategies; investment policies; and accounting and reporting for investments.

This intermediate class is for Finance officers, treasurers, and/or staff with cash management responsibilities.

Prerequisites: Participants should have at least one year experience in local government finance and be a local government or school system finance officer, analyst, or staff member who exercises oversight responsibilities for public cash management and investment functions.

For Budgeting Purposes: This 3 day course takes place around October each year.

Certification Questions: See the links on the right side of this page for the information you need to know.

Topics - Local and State Government

  • Local Government Finance
  • Accounting and Financial Reporting
  • Capital Finance
  • Financial Management
  • County Finance
  • Municipal Finance

Who should attend

  • Tax and Finance Officials
  • Auditors
  • Finance Officers

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Gregory Allison

Gregory S. Allison is a teaching professor at the School of Government, where he lectures and provides technical support in the field of governmental accounting and financial reporting. He has been on the faculty since 1997 and is director of the School’s Municipal and County Administration cours...


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