Nominations are open for this year’s Financial Stewardship Institute, a University of Oregon program that offers training for employees with budget responsibilities.
The annual eight-session program is available to UO staff to expand understanding and strengthen financial management skills. The stewardship program is a workshop format with sessions spanning several months. Individuals in various areas of budgetary expertise will lead the sessions.
The workshops feature topics such as budgeting and planning, contracting, sponsored projects administration and financial reporting and analysis. More information about the program is available on the Financial Stewardship Institute webpage.
All staff involved in the oversight, management or leadership of budget and finance within their department — officers of administration, instruction and research faculty and classified staff — are eligible for nomination. Participants can be self-nominated or suggested by others.
To complete the process, nominees and their supervisors must sign and return a financial stewardship nomination form, which is available on the HR website. Nominations are due by 5 p.m. Sept. 20. Selected participants will be notified by Sept. 29.
Registration for this program is managed through a nomination process to provide representation from many departments across campus with different levels of experience and to ensure participants meet the program requirements.
Sessions are offered at no cost to participants, who are expected to attend and engage in all eight sessions and participate in a small group consulting project.