June 19 - 23, 2023
Jeanne Yamamura, CPA, Ph.D.
This 5-day course introduces the internal control system and the role that each person plays in that system. A refresher in the internal control framework is provided along with a review of common high-risk areas and the controls used to address those areas.
The structure of this course calls for 3 5-hour sessions over the course of a weekMore Info
June 20, 2023
David R. Bean
Several new GASB accounting standards have recently became effective that alter the historical landscape of how lease accounting has always been performed (GASBs 87 and 96). In addition, a new GASB accounting standard has also been issued related to the accounting and financial reporting of public-private and public-public partnerships (GASB 94). GASB 87 not only does away with the methodology of previous accounting for leases, but also introduces new concepts for what a lease is, and even more importantly what is not a lease, and also provides new guidance on how to determine the true “term” of a lease for accounting and financial reporting purposes.More Info
July 25 - 26, 2023
Project management involves leading a team to achieve specific goals and meet success criteria within a set timeframe. The main challenge is to accomplish all project goals while working within constraints such as scope, time, and budget. These details are usually outlined in project documentation created at the start of development. Another challenge is to optimize input allocation to meet pre-defined objectives.More Info
July 27 - 28, 2023
In this session, you will acquire the necessary skills to write clear goals and SMART objectives that will help program implementers succeed in the future. Through examples and practice, you will be able to enhance your work plans, making it easier to evaluate your progress towards achieving your mission. This course is ideal for administrative and program staff of organizations involved in grant implementation. Please bring copies of your grant work plans, evaluation plans, and reporting requirements.
Photos from recent activities hosted by the Pacific and Virgin Islands Training Initiatives (PITI-VITI) in support of conferences, training and leadership development, are available below.