Debt Management Best Practices

Training Type: 
Live Training
Date and Time: 
Apr 5 2017 - 8:30am to 4:30pm  PDT
Apr 6 2017 - 8:30am to 4:30pm  PDT
Region: 
Pacific
Location: 

Portland, OR (The Benson)

309 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97205
United States
Instructions: 
https://goo.gl/g04qFA
Level: 
Basic
Field of Study: 
Management Services
CPE Credits: 
16
Member Price: 
$580.00
Non-Member Price: 
$790.00
Prerequisite: 

None.

Speakers: 
Debt Manager
City of Portland, OR
Business Services Manager
City of Portland, Bureau of Environmental Services
Who Will Benefit: 

Finance officers, debt managers, and others looking for best practice guidance on debt management in the public sector.

Program Description: 

This course, focused on GFOA’s Best Practices in Debt Management,  will help participants better understand how to develop appropriate policies and procedures for issuing debt and overall debt management.  In addition to the best practices, the course will feature practical examples, details on recent federal rulemaking, including how it impacts governments,   and interactive discussion on the following topics: 

  • Debt Issuance
  • Debt Management
  • Selecting Municipal Finance Professionals
  • Disclosure Practices and Investor Relations
  • Financing Instruments and Techniques
Seminar Objectives: 
  • Become familiar with key challenges facing government in the area of debt management
  • Learn how to develop appropriate policies and procedures based on the best practices
  • Review current market conditions, trends, and practices
  • Know the issuer’s responsibilities before, during, and after bonds are sold

Recommended Other Reading: 

GFOA Best Practices on Debt Management