Professional Certificate in Municipal Finance

Advance your career by earning certification in municipal finance from the University of Chicago.



This Executive Education program, created by the Center for Municipal Finance at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, provides  a thorough foundation in municipal finance.

  • Learn from leading academics  and practitioners about key concepts in municipal finance including revenue and expenditure analysis, economic base assessment, techniques and processes for budget review and market practices for structuring, rating, pricing and selling municipal bonds.

  • Explore how to effectively apply tools of financial analysis for strategic decisions.

  • Gain a broad  perspective on the interplay among finance, urban economics and public policy.

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for new market participants as well as senior personnel who are not muncipal finance specialists. Appropriate job titles include but are not limited to:

     Bond analysts
     Bond lawyers
     Civil engineers
     Economic development consultants and officials
     Elected officials
     Finance and budgeting officials
     Government consultants
     Investment bankers
     Municipal advisors
     Public sector accountants
     Urban planners

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