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Financial Stewardship Institute


              --------------------------------------Nominations are now closed--------------------------------------------

Stewards of finance at the University of Oregon...what does that mean?  For anyone involved in the oversight, management, and/or leadership of budget and finance matters within their department, the term "financial stewardship" applies, and the Financial Stewardship Institute is the course for you. 

The Financial Stewardship Institute is an engaging professional development course with eleven unique workshops that involve discussions and learning activities that require analysis and interpretation of key principles related to WHY we do what we do, and WHAT we do when it comes to stewarding the finances of the University of Oregon.

Sessions include topics around essential elements of financial stewardship: 

Financial Stewardship at the UO, Essentials of University Budget Planning, University Accounting, Payables, Receivables and Collections, Contracting, Fundamentals of Sponsored Projects Administration, Safety and Risk Services, Internal Controls and Fraud Awareness, Financial Reporting and Analysis, Records Management, Human Resources and Payroll.

Session Dates
Session 1: Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Session 2: Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Session 3: Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Session 4: Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Session 5: Thursday, November 30, 2017
Session 6: Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Session 7: Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Session 8: Tuesday, February 6, 2018

If you or someone you know is interested in enhancing their skills in strategic thinking, accountability, and proactive risk management in decision-making around budget and finance issues; if you want experience in diagnosing  and consulting on real life issues facing higher education, and the UO specifically; if you want opportunities to network with colleagues and subject matter experts around the principles of financial stewardship and their application, then send in the nomination form for the Financial Stewardship Institute, today.  

Business Skills
HR/Professional Development
Financial Stewardship Institute participants must have budget oversight, management, and/or leadership responsibilities.

In order to attend the Financial Stewardship Institute you must be nominated (self or other).  To complete a nomination the nominee and their supervisor must both sign and return the Financial Stewardship Institute Nomination form.  The form can be found here.  The deadline to submit a completed nomination is the 20th of September.  

If you have any questions about the registration process, please contact Ashley Malan, Professional Development Programs Specialist, at 6-2955, or

Additional Information

As the sessions extend into the lunch hour, light refreshments will be provided for the participants at each session.



(Session Summary)

Details [Registration closed on September 20th, 2017]

  • October 3, 2017 8:30am - 12:45pm
  • October 17, 2017 8:30am - 12:45pm
  • October 31, 2017 8:30am - 12:45pm
  • November 14, 2017 8:30am - 12:45pm
  • November 30, 2017 8:30am - 12:45pm
  • December 12, 2017 8:30am - 12:00pm
  • January 9, 2018 8:30am - 12:45pm
  • February 6, 2018 8:30am - 12:00pm
Description: Instructor:
All sessions will be held in the Peace Health North Building, Room 478 (677 E. 12th., 12th & Hilyard) with the exception of the Capstone, February 6th, which will be held at the EMU 214- Redwood Auditorium. Financial Stewardship Institute Subject Matter Experts