Class Details

1-Day Course Includes:

  • Class exercises in addition to training instruction
  • Courseware books, notepads, pens, highlighters and other materials
  • Full breakfast with variety of bagels, fruits, yogurt, doughnuts and juice
  • Tea, coffee, and soda available all day
  • Freshly baked cookies every afternoon - * only at participating locations

For group training options, please call us at (240) 667-7757 or email promo@phoenixts.com. 

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction and Legal Framework

  • Appropriations Law Basics
  • Appropriations and Committees
  • Resources Available for Appropriations Law Research
  • General Topics
  • Module Capstone: Case Studies for Introduction and Legal Framework

Module 2: Purpose Law: Factors, Requirements, and Guidance

  • Factors to Consider in Purpose Law
  • Requirements and Guidance
  • Module Capstone: Purpose Law: Factors, Requirements, and Guidance

Module 3: Legal Availability of Funds as to Time

  • Bona Fide Needs Rule
  • Time-Related Requirements
  • Module Capstone: Legal Availability of Funds as to Time

Module 4: Amount and Antideficiency Act Violations

  • Following the Antideficiency Act 
  • Module Capstone: Amount and Antideficiency Act Violations

Module 5: Obligation, Continuing Resolutions, and Accountable Officers

  • Obligations
  • Continuing Resolution Requirements 
  • Accountable Officers 
  • Module Capstone: Obligation, Continuing Resolutions, and Accountable Officers