Wednesday, October 30 | 1:00PM–2:00PM ET | Online

EDUCAUSE Live! Webinar
Budget Fundamentals for the First-Time Manager

As a first-time manager, it's important to have the foundational tools to excel in your new role. During this program, you will discover why it's important to understand common sources and uses of funds in your department. You'll also uncover how to use the budget process to support strategic goals and why an understanding of the budget process can help you respond to changes in your department.


  • Learn the basic language of budgeting
  • Leverage budgeting insights to make better decisions
  • Identify how to create a narrative to support funding requests


  • Eric Behrens

    Vice President for Library and Information Services, Widener University
  • Heather McCullough

    Director, Learning and Technology, University of North Carolina System Office

Resources & Downloads

  • Slides

    598 KB, pdf - Updated on 1/22/2024
  • Transcript

    49 KB, docx - Updated on 1/22/2024
  • Exercise

    17 KB, docx - Updated on 1/22/2024
  • Recording

    Updated on 1/22/2024

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