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Registration now open for university's Fiscal Training Program

From: Vice President for Finance

Registration is now open for the university’s Fiscal Training Program, a certificate-based learning and development experience aimed at building fiscal expertise within a strong ethical framework.

Program participants will learn higher education financial concepts, policy navigation, compliance-driven practices, operational procedures, business intelligence tools and decision-making skills.

The program is structured as a module-based curriculum that guides participants through a progressive series of four certification levels:

  • Introduction to Fiscal Support (9 modules): Introduction to financial ethics and operational policies and procedures
  • Fiscal Support (11 modules): Mastering financial ethics and operational policies and procedures
  • Fiscal Management (20 modules): Developing solutions to the challenges faced by a unit business manager.
  • Fiscal Leadership (20 modules plus additional activities): Applying fiscal expertise to strategic issues in a department, college or research center.

Each module includes an online learning component, cohort-based Zoom instruction and activities, and self-paced technology exercises.

This program is intended for employees with financial or administrative responsibilities; however, anyone with an interest in finance is welcome to register.

Employees can view available courses and sign up here. For more information, please contact fiscaltraining@vt.edu

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