Description of Financial Management Series: The Financial Management Training Series is a first of its kind educational series designed by Housing Authority industry professionals to create a qualified talent pool of finance professionals today and for the future.
Developed through a public-private partnership between Aprio, Gans, Gans & Associates and NAHRO, the program will equip financial professionals with the knowledge of PHA accounting and financial management techniques, tools and data management principles, as well as the standards required to effectively manage HUD financial reporting.
Delivered through a blended model of face-to-face classroom sessions and e-learning, this program will provide CEOs, COOs, CFOs, CIOs, Directors of Finance, Real Estate Development Staff, Human Services Staff, Controllers and Senior Accountants in the PHA industry with the necessary training to effectively lead, organize, direct and manage PHA finance and administrative staff, operations and accounting systems, processes and regulatory compliance.
The curriculum was developed in partnership with the John Dailey Florida Institute of Government at the University of South Florida, the CFO Financial Management Program is a year-long certificate program that includes 32 hours of face-to-face classroom training and 6 hours of online e-learning.
Description of Session: The course will cover how to identify funding opportunities, best practices, case studies, grant writing, cost-benefit analysis and key fund development terminology.
Objectives: By the end of the course, the housing professionals will gain knowledge about fund development through best practices and the identification of resources to seek non-HUD funding opportunities.
Who should attend: CEOs, COOs, CFOs, CIOs, Directors of Finance, Real Estate Development staff, Human Services staff, Operations staff, Controllers and Senior Accountants and Property/Asset Managers.