MAP311 - Municipal Financial Management
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Municipal Financial Management
Municipal Financial Management, municipal revenue sources, current and capital budgets and their preparation, short- and long-term money management, the audit function and other methods of financial control are all discussed and examined in this essential course. The course concludes with suggestions for developing an overall system of financial management and control.
MAP Prerequisite: MAP111, MAP211
MAPA Prerequisite: None
This is a credit subject applicable towards the Public Administration - Municipal Diploma Program offered through the School of Legal and Public Administration.
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
1. Comprehend the nature and scope of municipal financial management.
2. Demonstrate changes and trends in municipal expenditures, revenues and financial reporting.
3. Understand the system of property assessment and taxation in Ontario.
4. Describe the steps involved in the preparation and delivery of the proptery tax bill, including the use of interim and installment payments.
5. Describe and assess the potential of the various miscellaneous local revenue sources available to municipalities.
6. Recognize the entrepreneurial initiatives being undertaken by municipalities to generate revenues and savings.
7. Understand the nature of a long term financial plan for a municipality.
8. Distinguish between capital and current expenditures
9. Explain the nature and purposes of the current (operating) budget and the limitations on its traditional format and method of preparation.
10. Understand methods recommended for managing municipal revenues and expenditures.
11. Identify the main elements of a financial management system and describe how they can be integrated.
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