Government Budgeting

PADM-GP.2143, 3 points.

Semester: Fall


This is a course in state and local government budgeting in the United States. The course emphasizes budgetary policy and management, analytical techniques, and written and verbal communication. The course builds upon the concepts and techniques students learned in their core courses in financial management, microeconomics, and statistics, and it will introduce new analytical tools, including: bond analysis, fund accounting, payroll simulation, performance budgeting, and revenue estimation. In addition, students will further develop their Excel skills—particularly the use of linear regression.


CORE-GP.1011, CORE-GP.1018, and CORE-GP.1021

Semester Instructor Syllabus Link
Fall 2015Daniel L. SmithSyllabus
Fall 2014Daniel L. SmithSyllabus
Fall 2012Syllabus
Fall 2011Jon VanOeverenSyllabus
Fall 2010Syllabus
Fall 2009Syllabus
Fall 2008Syllabus
Semester Instructor Evaluation Link
Fall 2014Daniel SmithEvaluation
Fall 2013Dall ForsytheEvaluation
Fall 2011VanOeveren, JonEvaluation
Fall 2010Rose, ShannaEvaluation
Fall 2009Rose, ShannaEvaluation
Fall 2008Rose, ShannaEvaluation
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Smith, Daniel L

Weekly Schedule:
Mon - 4:55 pm to 6:35 pm

Session Dates:
09/02/2015 to 12/15/2015

Bldg:BOBS Room:LL138