Wednesday, January 28, 2009

New Online Treasury Management Course Available

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Government Finance Treasury Management course is now available online through a collaborative effort between the University of Georgia's Carl Vinson Institute of Government and the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education. Treasury Management is a self-study, 30-day, CEU-awarding course offering the basics of treasury management in a governmental environment.

Treasury Management is one of several online Government Financial Management programs offered by UGA. The course will familiarize you with the legal and political considerations and parameters within which a treasury management system functions.

"The Treasury Management class becomes the fifth online class we've launched in governmental finance to keep meeting our client demands for distance learning. We feel participants will gain a great overall understanding of treasury in a government setting by participating in the online Treasury Management Course," said Sabrina Wiley Cape at the Carl Vinson Institute of Government.

You will also learn how governments utilize investment economics and various investment alternatives, banking systems and how they affect local government treasury management and the concepts of contracting for banking services.

Online lessons include:
-- Cash Management
-- Banking Services
-- Forecasting
-- Collections
-- Disbursements
-- Investments
-- Internal Controls
-- Staffing and Supervision
-- Accounting and Reporting

For more information or to register, please contact Bob Wells at the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education at (706) 542-6692, (800) 325-2090 or e-mail The Online Treasury Management course can be viewed at

For more information on other online Governmental Finance courses offered, please visit and Additionally, new Governmental Finance courses are being developed and will be available in 2009.

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