Completing the financial management curriculum will assist grantees and subrecipients to comply with federal grant requirements, increase effectiveness, and maximize efficiency. The first course, Financial Management 101, provides an introduction to key topics and financial management basics. Courses available next year will cover advanced topics in financial management.
HUD recommends users complete the curriculum in the following order:
Module 1: Introduction to Financial Management Video
Module 2: Good Financial Management: A Well-Oiled Machine Prezi
Module 3: Get in Gear: Core Components of Sound Financial Management Online Module
This video kicks off the Financial Management 101 course. It describes why financial management is an important component of running efficient and effective programs and links successful community programming with sound financial management.
This prezi introduces the core concepts of financial management and visually shows the connections between topics. It provides an overview of how the pieces of financial management must work together to ensure effective community programs.
System Requirements: All major browsers (Internet Explore 9 and above, Mozilla Firefox 3 and above, Google Chrome, Safari) are supported. For the best experience use Firefox 3.6+, Chrome 4+, Safari 4+. Adobe Flash Player 10.3 is required, which may be downloaded at http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/.
This online, self-paced module provides an overview of financial management core topics: Audits, Budgeting, Federal Cost Principles, Fund Accounting, Internal Controls, Reporting, and Procurement. This module provides a platform for common understanding of financial management for the beginner as well as the advanced practitioner.
To receive credit for completing the module, you must do the following:
Take the Completion Quiz under Course Activities in HUD Exchange Learn.
Score 80% or better on the quiz. You may take the quiz multiple times.