Applications are open for the Financial Stewardship Institute
Applications are open for this year’s Financial Stewardship Institute, a professional development program comprised of a series of workshops focused on why the university does what it does and what it does when it does. it’s about managing your finances.
The annual program is available to faculty and staff to enhance their skills in strategic thinking, proactive risk management, and decision-making on budget and financial matters. Campus financial management experts will lead the sessions.
The workshops cover topics such as budget planning, contracting, administration of sponsored projects, as well as financial reporting and analysis. More information about the program is available on the Financial Stewardship Institute webpage.
Enrollment in this program is facilitated through an appointment process to provide representation from many departments across the campus with varying levels of experience and to ensure that participants meet the requirements of the program. All faculty and staff are eligible for nomination. Participants can name themselves or be suggested by others.
To complete the process, applicants and their supervisors must complete the online Financial Stewardship Nomination Form, which is available on the Office of Human Resources website. Applications must be submitted on October 6. Applicants will be informed of their status one week before the launch of the institute.
The sessions are offered free of charge to participants, who must attend and participate in all eight sessions and participate in a small group consultation project.