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Phoenix TS

Federal Budgeting for Non-Budgeting Personnel Training

This training is ideal for government employees dealing with the process or effects of federal budgeting. It will also provide government employees who wish to become more involved in the federal budget process with the knowledge and skills to do so.

Due to Covid-19 safety restrictions PhoenixTS will temporarily be unable to provide food to our students who attend class at our Training Center; however, our Break Areas are currently open where students will find a constant supply of Coffee, Tea and Water. Students may bring their own lunch and snacks to eat in our breakrooms or at their seat in the classroom or eat out at one of the many nearby restaurants.

Course Overview

This 3-day, instructor-led course covers the following topics:

  • Common budget terms and use them appropriately
  • Key characteristics of object class budgets and program budgets
  • Constructing an operating budget
  • Valuable techniques for estimating costs
  • Estimating staff salaries, travel and contract costs with confidence

Pricing

$1,050

Schedule

Federal Budgeting for Non-Budgeting Personnel Training

date
location
price
2/14/23 - 2/16/23 (3 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$1,050
2/21/23 - 2/23/23 (3 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Columbia, MD
Open
$1,050
2/21/23 - 2/23/23 (3 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Online
Open
$1,050
5/16/23 - 5/18/23 (3 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$1,050
5/23/23 - 5/25/23 (3 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Columbia, MD
Open
$1,050
5/23/23 - 5/25/23 (3 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Online
Open
$1,050
8/15/23 - 8/17/23 (3 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$1,050
8/22/23 - 8/24/23 (3 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Columbia, MD
Open
$1,050
8/22/23 - 8/24/23 (3 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Online
Open
$1,050
11/13/23 - 11/15/23 (3 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$1,050
11/20/23 - 11/22/23 (3 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Columbia, MD
Open
$1,050
11/20/23 - 11/22/23 (3 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Online
Open
$1,050
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Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will understand the following Federal budget concepts:

  • The President’s budget submission 
  • Framework 
  • Timetable 
  • Budget resolution 
  • Budget reconciliation 
  • The ‘Byrd Rule’ 
  • Appropriations 
  • Budget execution

Course Outline

Fundamentals

  • Purpose of a Federal Budget
  • Need for Budget at the Operating Level
  • History of Federal Budget Development
  • Budget Decision Making
  • Phases of Budgeting (Budget Cycle)
  • Preparation and Execution of Federal Budget
  • Flow of Appropriated Funds
  • Sources of Program Funds
  • Management Flexibility in Use of Funds
  • Accounting Concepts for Budgeting
  • Events in the Budget Cycle

Building the Operating Budget

  • Goals and Objectives
  • Object Classifications
  • Determining Personnel Costs
  • Types of Costs
  • Financial Planning
  • Justification

Course Wrap-Up

  • Anti-Deficiency Act 1955
  • Mid Year Reviews
  • Review of Budget Concepts

Federal Budgeting for Non-Budgeting Personnel Training FAQs

Who should take this training?

This course is intended for federal personnel who would benefit from an overview of the federal budget process and the procedures for formulating, justifying and executing their organizations’ budgets.

Due to Covid-19 safety restrictions PhoenixTS will temporarily be unable to provide food to our students who attend class at our Training Center; however, our Break Areas are currently open where students will find a constant supply of Coffee, Tea and Water. Students may bring their own lunch and snacks to eat in our breakrooms or at their seat in the classroom or eat out at one of the many nearby restaurants.

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