Participants should select the attendee registration option
attending as Faculty Candidates, see below for additional information
Budget & Fiscal Management (CCM) - January
is Waived for Faculty Candidates
23-24 and 30-31, 2024, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM on all 4 days
Location: Virtual National Program
Certification Eligibility: This course meets a requirement for the
Certified Court Manager (CCM) credential.
Scholarships: Click here for more information about applying for a scholarship
- Please do not pay at this time. Under "Select Payment
Option," select "Pay By Check."
- You will view a "Balance Due" onscreen at checkout and
receive an additional confirmation/invoice via email after you register for your course.
- Upon approval of your scholarship application and your
successful completion of the course, the scholarship award will satisfy your balance due.
Note: This course is the updated version of the Managing Court Financial Resources (MCFR) course. If you have already
taken the MCFR course in the last 7 years, you do not need to take the Budget & Fiscal Management course in order to fulfill the requirements for the Certified Court Manager
IMPORTANT ONLINE COURSE
- Class will be in session on January 23-24 and 30-31, 2024, from 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Eastern Time with a 15-minute break each
- Central Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
- Mountain Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm (includes
- Pacific Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
- Class will consist of live video
lecture, discussions, and group exercises. Zoom breakout rooms will be used for "table group" discussions and
- Participants must join the course
via computer (not just by phone) and remain engaged throughout the class sessions in order to successfully complete the course and receive their
- Participants must join from their
own device (larger than a phone) to be able to engage fully in polls, chats, and breakout groups.
- Participants may not participate as a group in a conference room using
only one computer.
- There will be pre-course assignments and required readings before class,
and short homework assignments between class sessions.
- View the online learning expectations for ICM national certification courses
- Practice Sessions are highly recommended
for first-time ICM virtual course attendees. Sessions are held on the second Monday of each month from 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Eastern Time. Join at 3:00 to
receive a full orientation to the Zoom features used in ICM courses. Click here to join each session - no pre-registration required.
Faculty Certification Opportunity: Those from a Consortium state or Licensee Partner organization interested in becoming faculty for this course
should contact their judicial educator to inquire about the need for additional faculty before registering for the course. Once approved by your judicial educator/administrator,
please register for the course and select the "Faculty Candidate National Program" registration option at checkout.
candidates must complete the Adult Learning Theory virtual session which includes information on adult learning theory, ICM faculty policies and presentation skills.
Faculty teaching ICM courses virtually are also required to take a Faculty Strategies for Virtual Engagement virtual session to build their virtual teaching skills.
webinars will be held several times in 2024.
Designed for court professionals with varying levels
of involvement with the court's budget, this course defines the building blocks of finance and explains how to plan, prepare, review, present, execute, and monitor a budget.
Participants will review practical steps courts can take during difficult fiscal times, including maintaining open communication both within the court and with justice partners.
In addition, the course explores the relationship between a court's strategic plan and budgeting.
As a result of participating in this course, participants will be able
- Discuss the building blocks of budgeting and fiscal management,
including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), assets, liabilities, revenues, and expenses.
- Explain the basics of financial reporting
- Discuss the perspective of the funding authority and how to
compete for budget resources.
- Discuss the financial implications of facilities
- Identify the steps involved in planning, preparing,
reviewing, presenting, and monitoring a budget.
Payment and ICM
Certificates: Course completion certificates will be given only to
those participants who attend the entire course and who have made full tuition payment.
Cancellation Policy: Participants who wish to cancel their registration must do so no later than five business days prior to the
start date of the course. Those who cancel fewer than five days prior to the start date will be charged a $100.00 cancellation fee. No refunds are given after the start of the
Certification Policy: It is ICM’s policy that participants seeking program certification from ICM complete their course of study
within a 7-year timeframe for each of the following two levels of certification: Certified Court Manager (CCM) and Certified Court Executive (CCE).