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BASICS OF BUDGETING CERTIFICATION COURSE

Monday, February 11, 2019  

BASICS OF BUDGETING CERTIFICATION COURSE

Indiana ASBO will be presenting the Basics of Budgeting (B110) Certification Course on March 12 at the Primo Banquet and Conference Center in Indianapolis.  Please check your portfolio to see if you need this six-hour course.  The agenda and registration form can be found on the IASBO website.  The agenda for March 12 is as follows:

8:30 a.m.
Registration 

9:00 a.m.
Basic Terms & Definitions 
Presenter: Chad Blacklock, Vice President, Stifel 
• Appropriation, Appropriation Balance • Encumbrance, Unencumbered Balance • Cash Balance vs. Operating Balance 

10:00 a.m.
Budgeting Basics              
Presenter: Jud Wolfe, Assistant Superintendent, Plainfield Community Schools 
• Fund Accounting • Revenue & Expenditures (Chart of Accounts) • Budget Development & Approval Process 

10:45 a.m.
Break 

11:00 a.m.
Revenue 
Presenter: Barry Gardner, Chief Financial Officer, Brownsburg Community Schools 
• Tuition Support/Basic Grant • Special Taxes & Other Revenue • Property Tax Rate, Levy, AV (Certified vs. Abstract) 

11:45 a.m.
Lunch 

12:30 p.m. 
Budget Building Critical Issues 
Presenter: Jud Wolfe, Assistant Superintendent, Plainfield Community Schools 
• By Fund • Board Summary 

1:30 p.m.
Budgeting Philosophy 
Presenter: Chad Blacklock, Vice President, Stifel 

2:00 p.m.
Break 

2:15 p.m. 
Managing Your Budget 
Presenters: Barry Gardner, Chief Financial Officer, Brownsburg Community Schools Jud Wolfe, Assistant Superintendent, Plainfield Community Schools 
• Certified Budget vs. Actual Budget • Best Practices • Cash Flow, Got One? • Relationship of Education & Operations Funds 

3:15 p.m.
Referenda 101 
Presenters: Chad Blacklock, Vice President, Stifel and Barry Gardner, Chief Financial Officer, Brownsburg Community Schools 
• Capital • Operating • Potential Strategies 

4:00 p.m. 
Adjourn