Mission and Outcomes


The mission of the University Finance Fundamentals training series is to effect positive change at Indiana University by:  Inspiring ownership of financial integrity within the university finance community – from the individual and up through the department , school, campus, and university levels; earning trust and building rapport so that the university finance community may view University Controller’s representatives as partners and consultative resources; and maximizing compliance with federal and state laws and regulations, as well as with the university’s financial policies.

Participant Outcomes

By the end of this series, participants should be able to:

  • Determine when expert consultation of the University Controller office or University Budget Office is appropriate – in advance of taking actions that impact the financial system,
  • Consult the available resources, including online documentation and subject matter experts, when appropriate,
  • Act in the best interest of Indiana University and its stakeholders, and
  • Maintain awareness of updates to federal and state laws and regulations, as well as to the university’s financial policies.