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Training & Outreach Course Offerings


BPDP Basic Courses

Required for access to Integrated System financial applications and for BPDP certifications (courses taken since January 2007).

  • Internal Controls (Enroll)
    An introduction to important internal control information for activity at the University. Overview of state mandated ARMICS and how it relates to employees. Also includes ethics and best business practices. This class is designed to be taken in conjunction with the Oracle Navigation Class before users are granted access to the Integrated System Financial transactional responsibilities.

    Handout (PDF)  FAQs - Lynn Galasso

  • University Business Administration (Enroll)
    This class is designed to be taken in conjunction with the Oracle Navigation Class before users are granted access to the Integrated System Financial transactional responsibilities. After this class the students will have an understanding of the major units and systems involved in the financial and administrative duties of the University and an overview of the business issues that they may encounter on the job. Topics include: the University business environment, financial and administrative organizations at the University, an overview of the information systems and reporting available, and basic business processes of the University.

    Handout (pdf) - J. Devin Herod

 

BPDP Intermediate Courses

Completion of all courses (since January 2007) results in Intermediate Certification.

  • Awards and Cash Management (Enroll)
    This course is designed to show the "big picture" of money management using the Integrated System and relevant reports. Also provides an overview of all award types.

    Handout (pdf) - Lynne Schwar

  • Basic Fund Accounting (Enroll)
    An introduction to the principles of fund accounting in higher education and how the Integrated System is utilized to meet those requirements.

    Handout (pdf)  FAQs - Lynne Schwar

  • Controlling Cash, Checks, & Credit Cards at the University of Virginia (Enroll)
    An examination of policies and best practices related to cash handling in departments and units at the University. Attendees will be informed of risk management, best practices and internal controls designed to protect University assets and University employees from malpractices.

    Handout (pdf) - J. Devin Herod

  • Mastering Account Reconciliations (Enroll)
    This course is a guide to performing reconciliations at the University of Virginia. We will cover the required reconciliations, focusing primarily on expenditure projects/awards. Includes a brief review the use of fund accounting at UVa.

    Handout (pdf) - Lynn Galasso & Lynne Schwar

 

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Outreach

  • Brown Bag Lunches
    An informal setting for questions, networking, and feedback related to financial and accounting issues. These sessions are held on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month in Newcomb Hall. Bring your lunch and join us for lively discussions!

    Contact our Training and Outreach Specialists or the Training & Project Specialist for more information.