Federal Financial Management Certificate
Program Tracks
The Joint Financial Improvement Project (JFMIP) and the CFO Council jointly developed
technical core competencies. Core competencies define the knowledge, skills, and
abilities for federal financial management positions and for professional growth. For
more information contact Financial Systems Integration Office.

The Federal Training Center endorses these competencies by aligning our course
offerings to ensure that these core competencies are addressed. Each course
addresses relevant core requirements.

Our certificate program is designed to enhance your current job responsibilities and for
you to develop professionally.

We offer three certificate tracks:
Accounting, Budgeting and Financial
Management.
To begin:     Send us a Letter of Intent.

  • Your request to participate in this program does not legally bind you to these courses.
  • You have three years to complete the program.
  • The clock starts at the first course.
Accounting
Track
Budgeting
Track
Financial
Management Track
Required Courses
Appropriation Law
Basic Federal Accounting
Standard General Ledger
Appropriation Law
Federal Budget Process
Budget & Accounting Intro
Appropriation Law
Federal Budget Process
Budget & Accounting Intro
Elective Courses
(choose five additional courses)

Reimbursable Operations
Appropriation Law Refresher
Budget & Accounting Intro
Federal Budget Process
Certifying Officers
Proper Payment & Voucher
Examination
Budget Execution
Intermediate Standard
General Ledger
Statement of Budgetary
Resources
Professional Writing
Internal Controls &
Accountability
Project Management Overview

Budget Estimating & Analysis
Budget Formulation
Budget Execution
Budget Justification
Budget Analysis Workshop
Appropriation Law Refresher
Certifying Officers
Basic Standard General
Ledger
Project Management Overview
Professional Writing
Internal Controls &
Accountability

Reimbursable Operations
Appropriation Law Refresher
Budget Formulation
Budget Justification
Budget Estimating & Analysis
Professional Writing
Budget Execution
Basic Federal Accounting
Project Management Overview
Internal Controls &
Accountability
Certificate Program
Tracks
The Federal Training Center