OISBF

Oklahoma ASBO is proud to announce the creation of the OKASBO Institute of School Business and Finance.  The OISBF will provide professional development programs for school business managers, treasurers, clerks, secretaries, administrators, and others responsible for the fiscal operations of career tech, charter and common schools.  The programs are designed to provide knowledge of the legal, governmental and financial dimensions of all school operations. 

The OISBF program is a series of business trainings based on the International School Business Management Professional Standards and Code of Ethics. The program is divided into three levels: Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3.  Graduation from the OISFB program is a prerequisite towards professional certification through OKASBO.

In addition to the Level Programs, OISBF will be offering programs for treasurers, encumbrance clerks, activity fund custodians, HR and payroll professionals and other school finance professionals.

LEVEL ONE:

The topics to be covered in LEVEL ONE are:

  • Roles/Responsibilities of School Business Officials
  • Introduction to Risk Management
  • Basic State Aid Formula
  • Introduction to the Oklahoma Cost Accounting System (OCAS)
  • Activity Funds
  • Auditing
  • Fraud and Abuse
  • Federal Programs Update
  • Budget Development Process
  • Basic Principles of Ad Valorem
  • How Safe is Your Bank?
  • Communications
  • Critical Thinking: Ethics
  • Survival Skills: Time Management & Networking

Fellow school officials will share their expertise in the above topics with you.  You will also complete various homework assignments to enhance or prepare for sessions.  We will also encourage as much networking as possible.  Mentors will be assigned to assist and follow-up with you during LEVEL ONE.

 

 

Click here to register for the LEVEL ONE Program

LEVEL TWO:

The topics to be covered in LEVEL TWO are:

  • Emergency Preparedness and Recovery
  • Budgeting and Planning
  • Human Resource Management – Benefits/Personnel
  • Payroll
  • Bond Issues – What, Who, When and How
  • Purchasing Processes & Efficiency
  • Community/Business Relations and Communication
  • How the Legislative Process Works
  • Legal Issues – Working with DHS
  • Dealing with Personnel Issues
  • Advanced Risk Management
  • Internal Controls
  • Child Nutrition Program
  • Safety and Security
  • Technology Hot Issues: Cybersecurity
  • Review/Critical Thinking: Problem Solving
  • Critical Thinking Issues: FERPA

Fellow school officials will share their expertise in the above topics with you.  You will also complete various homework assignments to enhance or prepare for sessions.  We will also encourage as much networking as possible.  Mentors will be assigned to assist and follow-up with you during LEVEL TWO.

 

Click here to register for the LEVEL TWO Program

LEVEL THREE:

The topics to be covered in LEVEL TWO are:

  • Advanced Legal Issues
  • Board Policies
  • Budget Reduction
  • Ethical Decision Making
  • Facilities and Construction
  • HR Management and Negotiations
  • Legislative Process and Education Hot Issues
  • Open Records & Open Meetings
  • School Transportation
  • Special School Audit
  • Teacher Retirement
  • Technology Updates

Fellow school officials will share their expertise in the above topics with you.  You will also complete various homework assignments to enhance or prepare for sessions.  We will also encourage as much networking as possible.  Mentors will be assigned to assist and follow-up with you during LEVEL THREE.

Click here to register for the LEVEL THREE Program

Watch this space for information about additional training options offered by the OISBF.  The Institute will be offering sessions such as:

  • Activity Funds

  • OCAS

  • HR, Payroll & Personnel

  • Treasurer

  • Encumbrance Clerk

  • Auditor

  • and more

 

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