Municipal Finance 101 - A Fundamentals Course

Municipal Finance 101 - A Fundamentals Course
MFOA’s Municipal Finance 101 is designed to provide participants with a foundation in the fundamentals of municipal finance including the legislation that impacts your role as finance officers in Ontario. MFOA has developed this course to offer a good understanding of the core areas of focus within the role of the finance officer and includes strategies and tools to manage these responsibilities in your day-to-day role.
Who Should Attend?:
  • New Municipal Finance Employees
  • Provincial employees looking for a better understanding of municipal finance issues and functions
  • Municipal Managers and Councillors wanting to gain insight into the role finance plays in the success of their organizations
  • Stakeholders involved in public sector financial management

What you Will Learn:
  • Overview of the municipal sector - background, structure, service responsibilities
  • Review of the Municipal Act
  • Intergovernmental Finance - role and review of the transfer system
  • The fundamentals of accounting and financial reporting, PSAB compliance
  • Best practices and principles of long-term financial planning and capital planning
  • Service cost and pricing strategies; user fees vs. taxation, cost recovery, asset management and much more!

Group Size: This workshop is limited to 50 delegates to facilitate group exercises and learning.

Tools and Takeaways: You will leave this course with useful reference materials and templates that can be used in your everyday role in municipal finance.

About Your Course Leaders:
MFOA’s Municipal Finance 101 course is delivered by a host of leading industry professionals bringing with them decades of acquired knowledge and experience.

CPD Credits: This course is eligible for up to 12.25 CPD Credits.
12/7/2017 - 12/8/2017
Four Points By Sheraton London
1150 Wellington Rd South
London, ON N6E 1M3 Canada

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Thursday, 07 December 2017

12/7/2017 8:00 AM - 12/8/2017 4:30 PM
12/7/2017 8:00 AM

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