Budget Planning and Management


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Course Description

This course is provided by South Central Public Health Partnership and will require a secondary login and/or registration.


This course provides an overview of the importance of integrating strategic and budget planning, the types and concepts of budgeting, the application of budgeting as a managerial tool, and budget planning and management. This course includes a case study examining Jefferson County (Alabama) Department of Health (JCDH) Budget Systems. Specific references to the JCDH Budget Systems will be made throughout the presentation.


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Target Audience

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Learning Objectives

Having completed this course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Describe the link between budgets and strategic plans
  2. Discuss the difference among all the types of governmental budgets
  3. Describe the budget cycle and major related components
  4. Explain how to use financial information to make managerial decisions
  5. Understand the planning and management of budgeting in a local public health department setting


Council of Linkages Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (COL)/COL Tier(s)

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Professional/Disciplinary Competencies

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Credit /CEU

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1 hr.



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Course Publication Date

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