ADMN 512

Public Financial Management and Accountability

Units: 1.5

Explores the budgeting cycle: budget preparation and execution, internal and external auditing, financial statements, and performance budgeting and reporting. Examines management tools that support resource allocation decisions and accountability. Considers the rationale for alternative goods and services provision arrangements. Reviews evidence-based approaches for efficient resource allocation decisions, benchmarking performance, and incentives to motivate employees and contractors. Explores public sector fiscal challenges.

Pre- or Co-requisites:

  • 502A or PADR 502A; and
  • ADMN 509 or permission of the department.

Graduate course in the Public Administration program offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Summer Fall Spring

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