ALA Financial Management e-Learning Instructor


FM 1 - Topics include types of accounts, federal payroll and employee benefit procedures, tax and reporting requirements, and general accounting procedures, laws, and regulations. The following is an outline of the topics:

Week 1: General Accounting
Week 2: Banking & Investment
Week 3: Trust Accounting
Week 4: Payroll, Taxes, & Reporting
Week 5: Legal Organization Structures
Week 6: Special Accounting Issues
FM 2 - Topics include automated financial management systems, alternative fee arrangements, financial controls, computer-based tools for financial analysis and management, client matter budgeting, and electronic billing. The following is an outline of the topics:

Week 1: Automated Systems
Week 2: Financial Methods & Investments
Week 3: Financial Analysis Methods
Week 4: Budgeting & Variance Analysis
Week 5: AFAs
Week 6: e-Tools & Billing