This course (UVIC ADMN 421) gives students a financial management foundation focused on the needs of the public sector. Topics include: public sector financial management and budgeting, including capital budgeting and infrastructure investment; financial statements and their analysis; public sector accounting standards and financial reporting; cost management and control; and accountability and performance measurement. The emphasis will be on provincial and federal planning and reporting structures. The course will begin with an introduction to the Excel spreadsheet program.
Third-year university standing.
Note: Students with credit for PADM 4489 (UVIC ADMN 448) may not take this course for further credit.
Computer with Internet is required. Refer to http://publicadmin.uvic.ca.
Materials are available from the UVic bookstore and are not included in the course fees.