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Research, Training for Next Generation Public Finance

The Center for State and Local Finance is a collaborative effort of the Andrew Young School’s nationally ranked faculty to provide research on issues affecting the future of state and local public finance and to educate the next generation of leaders in public financial management.
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Debt Course

CSLF’s three-day  Debt Management course takes place Jan. 24-26. Participants will focus on debt policy, debt issuance, legal disclosures and IRS regulations. Professor Bart Hildreth, an expert in municipal debt, will teach the course. Register by Jan. 9.

certificateLower Class Fees

Class fees have been reduced for the remaining 2017-18 courses. 2-day course: $350 | 3-day course: $500 | 4-day course: $700. Learn more about tuition.

onlineCPFO Exam

The Center for State and Local Finance is a testing site for the CPFO exam. The next testing dates are Feb. 23. and March 23. Applicants must register for the exam by Feb. 9 and March 19, respectively.

Next Course: Nov. 28-Dec. 1, 2017
Government Financial Statements and Accounting

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Contact Ron Shelby for more information at, or 404-413-0327.

S&P Conference Recap and Presentations

Public finance experts recently gathered at Georgia State for a one-day conference tackling the fiscal challenges facing state and local governments in the Southeast. Hosted by S&P Global Ratings, the event featured the Center for State and Local Finance and the Andrew Young School.

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