Module 1 – Resource Management Environment

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Module 1 – Resource Management Environment 2018-07-16T17:34:59+00:00

Each core competency requires CDFM candidates to demonstrate proficiency in the knowledge elements for each module.  Below are the elements for Module 1.

Government Resource Management Environment (30%)

  • Functions of the three branches of the federal government
  • Checks and balances between government branches
  • Preparation and structure of the federal budget
  • Sources and applications of federal funds
  • Relationship of the defense budget to gross domestic product
  • Relationship of the defense budget to the federal budget

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Manpower Management (20%)

  • Determination of peacetime requirements
  • Determination of mobilization requirements
  • Manpower management terminology
  • Relevant legal authorities
  • Relevant Circulars and Regulations

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Personnel Management (15%)

  • Evaluation tools and criteria
  • Conflict resolution
  • Relevant legal authorities
  • Relevant Circulars and Regulations

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Management Responsibility for Internal Control (15%)

  • Federal Managers Financial Integrity Act
  • Internal Control Standards
  • Relevant laws
  • Relevant Circulars and Regulations

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Fiscal Law (20%)

  • Constitutional authorities
  • Congressional budget resolutions
  • Congressional authorization and appropriation
  • Federal agency authorities
  • Availability of appropriations
  • Availability of revolving funds
  • Reprogramming
  • Continuing Resolutions
  • Anti-Deficiency Act

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