Financial Report

Fiscal Law in the DoD

Course ID

FISCLAW DOD-EL

Continuous Learning Points (CLPs)

16

Course Length

2 Days

Modality

In-Person 

Virtual

Rating

Testimonial

"I learned more in the first 3 hours than I did in prior 5 day courses." – 2019 participant

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Description

This two-day, elective course introduces participants to the purposes and principles of Federal fiscal law. It blends lecture, case studies, and participant participation in a way that engages and challenges participants, while maximizing the exchange of both practical and theoretical information. The participant text provided is excerpted primarily from the GAO’s Red Book, Volumes I, II, and III, and the cases cited herein are all searchable by case number or decision number as referenced.

Learning Objectives

• Recognize the terminology and basic principles of fiscal law
• Understand the legal availability of appropriations as to purpose, time, and amount
• Explain the process of appropriating funds, and how agencies receive their funding
• Locate, interpret, and apply fiscal law principles or regulations applicable to the Federal Government to determine an appropriate course of action
• Know what constitutes a legal obligation
• Apply the correct course of action when funds need to be reprogrammed or transferred, or when laws are in conflict or unclear
• Understand the financial responsibilities of accountable officials

Pre-Requistes

None

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