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Business Professional Development Basic Courses

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

  • Internal Controls (Enroll)
    This course provides an introduction to important internal control information for activity at the University, describes the Commonwealth mandated Agency Risk Management Internal Control Standards (ARMICS) and how it relates to all University employees with financial responsibilites. Also includes ethics and best business practices. This class is designed to be taken in conjunction with the Integrated System Navigation class before users are granted access to the Integrated System (Oracle) financial transactional responsibilities.

    Handout (PDF)  FAQs - Lynn Galasso

  • University Business Administration (Enroll)
    This class is designed to be taken in conjunction with the Integrated System (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

These courses have been created to increase the understanding and skills related to fiscal responsbilitities in University departments and units. Completion of all basic and intermediate courses (since January 2007) results in Business Professional 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. The course allso provides an overview of all award types and cash monitoring requirements.

    Handout (pdf) - J. Devin Herod

  • 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 - Lynn Galasso

  • Controlling Cash, Checks, & Credit Cards at the University of Virginia (Enroll)
    This course relates policies and best practices related to cash handling in departments and units at the University. Attendees will learn about risk management, developing desk procedures, and internal controls designed to protect University assets with cash value 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. The course will cover the reconciliation of expenditures in the Recon@UVA system.

    Handout (pdf) - Lynn Galasso

Click HERE to enroll through University Human Resources

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