TFMC Agenda

 

Tribal Financial Managers Certificate is the official training course for NAFOA's newest publication, Financial Reporting and Information Guide for Tribal Governments and Enterprises (Orange Book) 

This professional certificate training for tribal government financial management professionals--a component of our Tribal Economic Leadership Program--provides an in-depth background in tribal government finance, Indian law, taxation, and economic development. Attendees can earn up to 20 CPE credits.  

Attendees who complete the Tribal Financial Manager Certificate program will learn:

  • Principles of federal Indian law and its effect on tribal financial management
  • Government accounting standards and principles
  • Compliance with the OMB Uniform Guidance
  • Effects of federal, state, and tribal taxation on tribal financial management
  • Best practices for internal controls and procurement policies
  • Key tools for developing and managing budgets
  • Emerging financial issues in Indian Country