EDL 7201 Managing Finance

This course examines fiscal policy, control systems, and influencing budget planning related to resource-allocation and improving the quality of teaching and learning. The course is designed to prepare school leaders for fiscal planning, operations, control responsibilities, financial decision-making, and problem solving. The course will address state financial structures and policies, legal and ethical issues, financial management systems, and budget-building/implementation at the school and district level that provides adequate funding in a manner that is equitable to all students and fair to all taxpayers. Candidates will explore alternative methods of funding. This course is taken in conjunction with EDL 7709: Leading and Managing Human Resources.