Favorite Course Friday: PP 5374 Topics in Financial Management

Welcome to “Favorite Course Friday”! Throughout the semester we will be highlighting electives available next semester with the Department of Public Policy (DPP). Interested in joining the DPP in the classroom next semester? Email dpp@uconn.edu for more information!

Graphic with title "Favorite Course Friday" with three boxes below it that read: PP 5374: Topics in Financial Management, Offered at the Hartford Campus, Focus Area: Public and Financial Management.

This course is focused on familiarizing students with the core areas of local government financial management. Topics covered include accounting and financial Reporting, budgeting, debt management, investment management, compensation and benefits, risk management, and procurement. The course features lectures, discussion, and the comments of professional experts. Readings come from the research literature and from the Government Finance Officers Association.