All courses are taught by experienced Rutgers faculty and practitioners.
Public Budgeting Systems (20:834:542)
Budget concepts and processes used by the American government and its administrative units. Provides essential skills and experience in budgetary analysis and management applicable to nonprofit as well as public sector agencies.
Accounting for Government Financial Managers (20:834:547)
This course covers governmental accounting principles and practices and is designed for students without a background in accounting. Topics include account classification, cash and accrual accounting, cost estimation, introduction to basic financial statements, financial information systems and use of financial information for managerial decision-making.
Capital Budgeting (20:834:545)
All aspects of capital budgeting, including what is appropriately included in capital budgets, what governments use capital budgets and why, how to create a capital improvement plan, and how to convert a capital improvement plan into a capital budget.
Public Financial Management (20:834:543)
Surveys all major activities that concern the allocation, investment, and control of public funds. Activities include financial analysis, cash and pension fund investing, accounting, auditing, and financial reporting. Touches upon questions of budgeting and revenues in the context of fiscal policy making.
Nonprofit Budgeting (20:834:571)
Introduces budget concepts and processes used by nonprofits; provides essential skills and experience in budgetary analysis and management for nonprofit agencies and organizations.
Management Control in Nonprofit Management (20:834:574)
This course presents the most common accounting and control programs in nonprofit organizations. The course is heavily case oriented in order to get students to consider accounting and control problems in specific nonprofit organizations, including hospitals, governmental units, colleges and universities and federal and state agencies. The course covers general purpose financial statements, cost accounting, measurement of differential costs, pricing decisions, budgeting, performance budgeting, performance reporting.