This class will discuss potential disasters here at UCSB, campus and department preparedness, and planning for maintaining critical business processes in your department.
Financial Management Certificate Program
Many times it isn’t easy to do the “right” thing. Are there times that it’s OK not to do the “right” thing? Does ethics affect the decisions we make at work? Do we consider ethics a part of our decision making process? Why is it important to follow and enforce policies? How do we prevent and detect fraud? What signs do you look for? How do proper controls help prevent fraud? We will discuss these issues and more in Ethics and Fraud in the Workplace.
Can you name the six fund groups? Do you know the difference between restricted, unrestricted and designated funds? This course will discuss the objectives of fund accounting. We will discuss the six fund groups, how they are used and why. In addition, we will discuss the differences between University accounting and the private sector, encumbrances, budgeting, and the importance of financial statements.
This course provides a brief overview of the Office of the Controller; who we are, and how we can help. This session also addresses the importance of internal controls and introduces COSO - an internal control framework.
This course covers resource and asset management and the related controls. Topics include: Monitoring and evaluating financial data, analyzing costs, safeguarding University assets, and the value of budgets. This course will also include discussion on data integrity, the computing environment and the necessary controls.