[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2018-2019 Graduate Academic Catalog 
    Jun 29, 2022  
[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2018-2019 Graduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CRJ 540 - Planning and Financial Management in Criminal Justice Agencies

3 credit hours
This course is an examination of the interactive process of strategic planning and financial management within an agency. An emphasis will be placed upon this process as a system of organizational development, with program budgeting as the visible product. Topics will include identifying, developing, and securing fiscal resources; comparisons of levels of planning; distinguishing between operational and managerial plans; the political context of criminal justice planning/budgeting as it relates to preparation, presentation, executive and legislative approval, execution, and audit; and enhancements and alternatives to an agency's routine funding base.