blog posts Service Activity Advanced Certificate Track open for applications Aug 11, 2021 2:00 pmAccounting and BudgetingBuying and ContractsFY 22Would you like to get a better understanding of how to calculate service activity rates for Banner 3E fund types? Is it time for you to re-calculate service activity rates, but you find yourself putting it off?System Government Costing is happy to announce the creation of September sessions of the Service Activity Advanced certificate track. The popularity of the track has convinced us to open applications to a new cohort. After receiving your certification for Service Activities Advanced, you will be amazed at how much easier rate calculations can be!Applications for the September cohort of the Track will be accepted until Friday, August 20Click here to apply today.About the course:The Service Activity Advanced Certificate Track is multi-session, cohort-based, and instructor-led training over Zoom. Participants will walk through rate calculation steps including retrieving data, populating the rate calculation templates, and hands-on experience with allocations. The course includes advanced topics such as the adjusted fund balance, over/under recovery calculation, external rates, and subsidies.Applications are now being taken for the new cohort, which will start in September. The training will be held over six sessions from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Applicants MUST be able to attend all these sessions and two monitors are required to participate.Tuesday September 7 – 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.Thursday September 9 – 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.Tuesday September 14 – 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.Thursday September 16 – 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.Tuesday September 28 – 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.Thursday September 30 – 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.In addition to the time spent in course, participants will be required to spend an additional 2 hours per week (approximate) completing lessons and ungraded knowledge check questions outside of class. A final exam is required to receive the certificate of completion for the course.Participants who successfully complete the track will receive permanent Service Activities certification. Click here to apply today.Note: completion of the Service Activity Basics course is required prior to application. Follow this link to complete the course: Service Activity Basics.ContactIf you have questions about calculating service activity and storeroom rates feel free to consult System Government Costing’s “Who to Ask” list to find an expert who can help.For questions about training, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.