Tennessee Government Finance Officers Association


  • February 15, 2015 11:01 PM | Carson Swinford (Administrator)

    Advanced Government Finance Institute

    July 26-31, 2015 at the University of Wisconsin - Madison

    Each year since 1986, GFOA has conducted the Advanced Government Finance Institute, an intensive week-long program that provides GFOA members from across the United States and Canada an opportunity to enhance their leadership skills and focus on emerging trends within the public finance community.

    The five-day program, in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Madison
    ’s School of Business, gathers top academic instructors along with government officials and private-sector specialists to provide 50 qualified attendees with a unique opportunity to address big picture issues facing public finance today, including:

    ·         strategic planning

    ·         global and national economic trends

    ·         relationships with the media

    ·         technology trends

    ·         organizational leadership

    The Institute also offers personal and team-building leadership training. The week-long program affords participants many networking opportunities with their peers, an element that enhances the program experience, both professionally and personally.

    Application Information

    Only 50 qualified candidates are selected based on their professional experience. GFOA membership is required.

    Location and Cost

    Program and lodging are on the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s campus. A program fee of $1,940 includes tuition, housing, meals, classroom materials, and sponsored activities.

    NOTE:  TGFOA will pay the program fee and part of the travel expense for one member who successfully applies for the TGFOA scholarship.

    For more information, please contact 
    Susan Gaffney.

Send comments or questions to tgfoa@tngfoa.org

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