VIII. Fiscal Management

This section provides a quick overview of some of the basic information that chairs should know about budget and related activities at the department level. Even though department office staff may handle day-to-day financial transactions and the college Dean and Business Manager may handle major budgetary issues related to the department, it is important for department chairs to be familiar with their departmental budget, general guidelines and timelines related to financial transactions and be proactive in managing their budgets effectively.

  1. University's budget
  2. Budget-related resources and training
  3. Budget process and timeline
  4. Financial vocabulary
  5. Funding sources and related guidelines
  6. Financial statements
  7. Tips for managing your budgets effectively