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Analyzing Government’s Financial Statements

It is important for a user of a government’s financial statements to understand the government’s financial health and financial risks. This course will provide tips and techniques for assessing a government’s financial health.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Describe metrics to evaluate a government’s financial health both currently and in the future
  • Explain how to identify the biggest financial threats to a government
  • List important common performance metrics for a government

Major Topics
  • Liquidity and cash management metrics
  • Indicators of a government’s relative solvency, including debt affordability
  • Performance metrics common to measure a government’s financial health

Who Should Attend

Anyone interested in understanding government accounting

Fields of Study
Accounting (Governmental)


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