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Budget Planning and Management

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Date Developed: Unknown. Source: South Central Public Health Partnership. Presenter(s): Andrew Rucks, PhD. Type: Video Course. Level: Intermediate. Length: 60 minutes.


This video course has four modules providing an overview of integrating strategic and budget planning for resource allocation. The presenter in Modules 2 and 3 discusses budgeting types and concepts, as well as the budgeting cycle and variances. Session 4 uses a case study to look at a state health department budget system. There is a pre and post test available to evaluate comprehension. Note: A multi-step registration process is required to access the module.

Learning Objectives

• Describe the link between budgets and strategic plans.

• Discuss the difference among all the types of governmental budgets.

• Describe the budget cycle and major related components.

• Explain how to use financial information to make managerial decisions.

• Understand the planning and management of budgeting in a local public health department setting.

Special Instructions

Registration to the South Central Public Health Partnership is required. For new users it will take one weekday to receive an access email. If you are registered in TRAIN, login using that username and password. Click on “Course Offerings” and search for “Budget Planning and Management.”

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $225,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.