Developing a Long Term Financial Plan

By Tim Duhamel

Learn the benefits, components and methodology of a long-term financial plan for financial sustainability!

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Course Content

  1. Long Term Financial Planning
  2. Financial forecasting and strategy
  3. Financial plan objectives and principles – a comprehensive view of why we need a long-term financial plan
  4. Strategy, service delivery, and budgeting
  5. Long term financial plan policy – key policies required to guide decision-making, examples will be provided
  6. Provides the essential knowledge required by today’s municipal financial officer to play a key role in a municipality’s success

Course Info


PD Credits: 1.5

Category: Planning

Updated: Apr 8, 2020

Duration: 1:37:53

Course Synopsis

Developing a Long Term Financial Plan

About the Author

Tim Duhamel is the founder and President of Bloom Centre of

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About the Author

About the Author

Tim Duhamel is the founder and President of Bloom Centre of Municipal Education.
He is a municipal veteran whose career has spanned over 21 years.
His passion is creating educational material and conducting lectures for municipal professionals. He has lectured as far away as Kiev, Ukraine for the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.


Course Description

Municipalities face unprecedented challenges in the delivery of essential services – having a long-term view and a plan for financial sustainability is critical for the success of any municipality.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Learn how a long-term financial plan combines financial forecasting and strategy

  • Learn how strategies and actions are developed to overcome future financial challenges

  • Learn the objectives of a long-term financial plan and what principles should be followed to ensure success

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Who Should Attend?

A unique professional development experience that has benefit for all municipal staff, including small, medium and large municipalities!

The webinar focus is on the professional development needs of any municipal financial professional and senior executive.

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