DoD FM Certification
New Web-based Courses Available! (From the Linked-In – DOD Financial Management Certification Program Group). The FM Certification Team recently fielded one new course and one refreshed course.
1. *New* DoD Introduction to Defense Working Capital Funds – Certification Level 1. This course identifies the primary sources of funding for Federal agencies and focuses primarily on Defense Working Capital Funds. It explains the differences between Defense Working Capital Funds and other sources of Federal funding, as well as the most common internal control deficiencies that can lead to issues with Defense Working Capital Fund allocations. Course length – 3 hours; Competency - Fundamentals and Operations of Finance.
2. *Refreshed* DoD FM 101 – Budget – Other Required Course - Certification Level 1. This course focuses on the Department of Defense Budget process and provides an overview of relevant basic information, to include a brief review of the Program, Planning, Budget, and Execution Process; an overview of the Federal budget process, budget formulation and congressional action on the budget; budget execution; DoD funding; working capital and non-appropriated funds; and reimbursables. This refreshed course features updated content on execution performance monitoring and how it is implemented in the budget execution process. Course length – 3 hours.
How to Access these Courses:
1. For those of you already participating in the Certification Program with access to the DoD FM LMS, we recommend that you launch and complete OUSD(C) courses in the FM LMS where completion is recorded automatically toward program requirements. DoD FM LMS:
2. For those without DoD FM LMS access, launch the courses from the FM myLearn website, using the exact title as the keyword in the search bar. You will need to record learning and upload the completion certificate into the DoD FM LMS to receive credit toward DoD FM Certification. FM myLearn: FMmyLearn/default.aspx. Click on the “My WBT” tab in the top left corner.
More information regarding DoD FM Certification is forthcoming. In the mean time, please visit the National HQ ASMC website (asmconline.org) or visit the following web site: