A non-credit bearing professional development program is an instructional program with established methods of assessment and articulated student learning outcomes.
The draft Financial Management of Non-credit Bearing Professional Development Programs Policy is currently under review. This policy will provide guidelines for the financial management of programs to support:
Because the policy is in not yet final, all fees associated with non-credit bearing professional development programs must follow the guidelines outlined in the Financial Management of University Fees Policy.
Begin the process for developing a Non-credit Bearing Professional Development Program Fee by filling out the fee approval form.
All newly established non-credit bearing professional development program fees must be deposited in a separate account.
|State - Income Fund Reimbursable Account (IFR)||Yes|
|University at Buffalo Foundation (UBF)||With prior approval from Financial Management and the University Controller|
Once rates are agreed upon by the department and Financial Management, the approval process can begin.
The approval process begins within Financial Management. Once the approval forms are signed off by Financial Management they are sent to the following individuals for approval:
Consider the time involved in the development and review of the non-credit bearing professional development program fee and consider if this is reasonable due to amount of expenditures and revenues that the program provides. Does this fee need to exist or can the costs be absorbed into the department.
University departments that collect cash and cash equivalents are responsible for implementing strong internal controls.