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Key Aspects of Financial Management (No CE)



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PLEASE NOTE: No CE or certificate are available for this free course.

This course covers budgeting and some of the sources of revenue and expenditures associated with health services organizations, including those that provide clinical services. It provides a high level introduction to Financial Management concepts and skills like managing a budget, and it will also expose you to financial performance improvement tools in more depth.


Public health professionals in all settings, including governmental public health, non-profits, and health systems, with duties which include financial management.

Learning Objectives

  • List key steps in the budget development
  • Identify revenues and expenses that must be accounted for in line-item budgets
  • Utilize budget reports to track and manage financial performance
  • Identify relevant recoverable costs for health services programs
  • Apply basic cost analysis tools to assure that health services organizations
    can recover their costs for providing services


Matt Stefanak, MPH, Instructor & Public Health Ambassador, Kent State University


The Region V Public Health Training Center is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP31684 Public Health Training Centers ($924,899). 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 Region V PHTC, HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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