May 30, 2023
Jeanne Yamamura, CPA, Ph.D.
This 4-day course (3 mornings only and 1 full day – 20 CE) is geared primarily toward accountants for governmental units who already have a basic knowledge of introductory accounting principles. It focuses on preparing for the year-end close in the governmental funds, specifically, the General Fund.More Info
March 02 - 03, 2023
This session will demonstrate how to write clear goals and SMART objectives to set program implementers up for success in the future. Participants will gain skills through examples and practice to improve their work plans, making evaluating progress toward their mission easier. This course will be informative for administrative and program staff from organizations that are involved with grant implementation. Participants should bring copies of their grant work plans, evaluation plans, and reporting requirements.
February 28, 2023
Overcome barriers to effective office communications. Develop strategies to increase your ability to be understood by identifying your own communication style and that of others. Explore methods of interpreting verbal and nonverbal feedback and the use of appropriate repetition to clarify communications. Communicating during periods of change can create conflict; participants will examine methods to best communicate during times of transition.
This course uses lectures, discussions, and small group exercises focused on building the following competencies: leadership, supervisory skills, effective communication, developing effective vision, and innovation.More Info
February 27 - March 01, 2023
The Grants Management Overview course will provide updated information about grants and cooperative agreements, including the responsibilities of recipients and key tasks that must be completed during the project period. This course will be informative for administrative, finance, and program staff from organizations that are involved with grant implementation. It will also be relevant for new staff on existing grants who do not have extensive experience in grants management.
February 23 - 24, 2023
Explore the relationship of controls to risk and to processes and systems, the prerequisites for good controls, and techniques for assessing the design and implementation of controls. Become proficient recognizing potential risks and in preparing clear objectives that define what your audit will accomplish using a step-by-step process for planning an audit of controls, the relationship of control weaknesses to the elements of a finding and incorporating findings into audit reports. Simulated real-world practice is provided through numerous public sector case studies and exercises. Assessing risks and controls in performance audits is now required by the 2018 Yellow Book Standards.More Info
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.