Joint Training with VGFOA

Radford University's Governmental and Nonprofit Assistance Center (GNAC) and the Virginia Government Finance Officers' Association (VGFOA) have formed a strategic partnership to provide quality training throughout Virginia.  Training programs cover a wide range of topics and are offered at different locations around Virginia. View a list of upcoming VGFOA courses.

The GNAC and the VGFOA have also established the joint Virginia Government Finance Officers/Radford University Certificate Program. The purpose of this joint certificate program is to provide training in key areas for finance professional working in state and local governments in Virginia. The program will ensure that individuals receiving the certificate will have a broad knowledge in government finance, as well as knowledge related to governments in Virginia. Because the program is structure to provide the knowledge covered on the CPFO exams, it will provide instructional support for those who wish to pursue that certification. View information about the requirements of the program.

Over 200 government finance professionals from around Virginia have received the joint certificate.  For a list of certificate holders, click here.

What Virginia Finance Professionals Are Saying About Our Training Workshops...

"Instructor was a strong communicator and made the course material interesting." 2017 Virginia Government & Law participant

"Very informative, especially with all the changes to the SEFA." 2017 Grants Management participant

"The insights into the most important areas to focus on in preparing for the CPFO exam; increased knowledge in the area of financial reporting..." 2017 Debt Management participant

"Discussion between colleagues fostered great atmosphere for learning and what other organizations are doing." 2016 Operating & Capital Budgeting participant

"These courses are invaluable in my pursuit of the CPFO." 2016 Treasury & Investment Management participant

"The depth of information covered; inclusion of EMMA, OpenGov and other resources available to governments." 2016 How to Prepare a CAFR participant