Course Details

EDU650  Finance & Facilities Management

This course is designed to provide school leaders with a broad understanding and overview of school finance issues at the local, state and national levels. The course will introduce various finance topics, detailing how they relate to local practice. In addition, specific finance practices, such as fund accounting, payroll management, taxes and tax rates, revenues and expenditures, and financial legal requirements will be examined.

This course will also provide practical experiences related to school facilities management (e.g. enrollment projections, public bond proposals, school facilities construction design, technology infrastructures, renovations). Effective planning and operational management with limited resources, including student transportation, will be examined.

 3 Credits