This course will enhance knowledge and skills of local governments, particularly of medium and large cities, on municipal finances, including performance measurement, managing revenues and expenditures, local assets and services, and external resource mobilization. The training will focus on the perspective of local governments and will provide tools and how-to instruments to improve the management and transparency of local finances.

 

Municipal Finances - A Learning Program for Local Governments | e-Institute

 

Self-Assesment Tool:  http://einstitute.worldbank.org/ei/sites/default/files/MFSA_Excel_Template_Tables_v2.xlsx

 

Target Audience: The intent of this course is to address several clusters of target audiences, including: leaders/local officials; professional staff of local governments that perform one or more functions in the area of municipal finance in developing countries; think thanks and national training institutions focused on assisting, training or advising local governments; and World Bank staff, especially young professionals entering the urban network.