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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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Get Budgeting Right

A good budget begins with thoughtful planning. CSLF’s next course, Operating and Capital Budgeting, focuses on the tools needed to effectively plan and develop this policy document through strategic plans and priorities. Register today.

certificate2018-19 Courses

Registration is now open for CSLF’s fifth year of executive education classes. The 2018-19 session kicks off in July with Government Financial Statements and Accounting. Bundle courses by July 5 and receive a discount. Get more information. 

onlineCPFO Exam

The Center for State and Local Finance is a testing site for the CPFO exam. The next testing date is June 1. Applicants must register for the exam by May 18.

Next Course: April 19-20, 2018
Forecasting — Special Session

Want More Information?

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

Policy School to Host Public Finance Conference

The Andrew Young School of Policy Studies will host the Public Finance and the New Economy conference April 26-27. The conference will honor David Sjoquist for his significant contributions to state and local public finance. Learn more.

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