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The System of Government from a Financial Perspective (F303)


Type: Online
Duration: 01:00 hours
Status: Active

Understanding how our government works from different perspectives is helpful towards working more effectively within the federal system. This online tool provides an brief overview of the Canadian system of government from a financial perspective, including the roles and responsibilities of major players such as the Comptroller General of Canada and the Chief Financial Officer. Participants will have the opportunity to explore topics from the three branches of Canada's system of government, and get a behind-the-scenes look at the role finance plays.

Topics include:

  • understanding how Parliament impacts financial operations
  • exploring the role of the elected government in financial matters
  • reviewing the role of departments and agencies in government finances
  • understanding the role of the Courts

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  • Topics: Finance
  • Community: Functional specialists
  • Audience: Financial officers
  • Business line: GC and Public Sector Skills
  • Provider: Canada School of Public Service

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