Financial Management 101: Introduction

Introduction to key topics and financial management basics

This video, dynamic Prezi presentation, and self-paced training module help grantees understand Federal financial requirements, create an effective system for managing Federal funds, and improve program performance.

This video describes why financial management is an important component of running efficient and effective programs and links successful community programming with sound financial management.


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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.

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This 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.

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Module Instructions

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  2. You will be prompted to either create or log into your HUD Exchange Learn account.
  3. If you need to create an account, Click Create an Account.
    1. Fill out the form, and click the Create Account button.
    2. Your account has been created. You will receive a confirmation email.
  4. After creating an account or logging in, the training will launch in a new window. Make sure your pop-up blockers are turned off.

Take the Quiz to Complete the Module

To receive credit for completing the module, you must do the following:

  1. Complete the module.
  2. Score 80% or better on the quiz. You may take the quiz multiple times. You can access the quiz by closing the training window after completing the module. You will be taken to the training page in HUD Exchange Learn. Take the Completion Quiz under Activities. You can also access the Completion Quiz on this page.