Governmental Accounting, Financial Reporting and Budgeting


This course is designed for those looking for an understanding of governmental accounting, financial reporting, and budgeting, and their differences from private-sector financial activities. Learn about the unique aspects of accounting and reporting for the federal government as well as state and local governments.


Learning Objectives

  • Understand governmental accounting standards, financial reporting practices, and budgeting approaches
  • Apply the standards, practices, and approaches by the federal, state, and local governments
  • Understand financial statements issued by federal, state, and local governments

Course Outline:

  • Influences, Concepts of Financial Reporting and Standards-setting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Budgeting
  • General Principles of Governmental Accounting
  • State and Local Accounting and Financial Reporting
  • Federal Accounting and Financial Reporting


Training Methodology:

Facilitated by experienced chemical specialists, this course will be conducted as a highly interactive work session, encouraging participants to share their own experiences and apply the programme material to real-life situations. Case studies from different industries will be investigated. Each delegate will receive an extensive reference manual, as well as case studies, while worked out solutions will be handed out to the delegates on conclusion of group discussions.

To ensure the concepts introduced during the course are understood, they will be reinforced through a mix of learning methods, including lecture style presentation, open discussion, case studies, simulations and group work.

Training Methodology:
This interactive training course includes the following training methodologies as a percentage of the total
tuition hours:-
• 30% Lectures, Concepts, Role Play
• 30% Workshops & Work Presentations, Techniques
• 20% Based on Case Studies & Practical Exercises
• 20% Videos, Software & General Discussions


A Certificate of Completion will be issued to those who attend & successfully complete the programme.


  08:30 – 10:15 First Session

 10:15 – 10:30 Coffee Break

10:30 – 12:15 Second Session

 12:15 – 12:30 Coffee Break

12:30 – 14:00 Third Session

 14:00 – 15:00 Lunch



 The Fee for the seminar, including instruction materials, documentation, lunch, coffee/tea breaks & snack is: