Thursday, April 9, 2015

May-Jun: Financial Management and Budgeting for Librarians (ALA)

4-week eCourse—beginning Monday, May 11, 2015

Managing a budget and handling basic financial literacy can be daunting, but the ability to do so is crucial for librarians. In this course, Gaffney, librarian and financial analyst, will get you up and running to feel confident in handling the financials at your library!

After taking this eCourse you will:
•    Understand what types of revenue opportunities are available to your library
•    Understand the definition of a budget and how budgets are developed and modified
•    Understand how both internal and external factors lead libraries to change their budgets
•    Have knowledge of tools and resources that you can use after the course to continue expanding your knowledge