Financial Officer Training

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@ University of Wisconsin-Madison Fluno Center
@ 8:30 am - @ 4:30 pm
Registration extended to Oct 5!

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Class description

Registration extended to October 5!

Designed specifically for union financial officers including new treasurers, financial secretaries, trustees, and other union officers, the program covers regulations from the U.S. Department of Labor as well as record-keeping best practices to help you comply with the requirements of the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act. You will learn:

  • The fiduciary responsibilities of key union positions
  • Effective recordkeeping and potential pitfalls
  • Preparing budgets and financial reports
  • 10 steps in a successful audit preparation
  • Practice audit for real-world experience

About residential institutes

Residential institutes are offered during a fall session and spring session in-person on the UW-Madison campus. The high-quality, noncredit courses are taught by university faculty and are two to five days in length.

Registration and payment

Register by phone at 608-262-2112 or online at Credit card payments can be made at or send a check payable to UW-Madison to: School for Workers, 610 Langdon St., Rm 229, Madison, WI 53703

Class location and lodging

Residential institutes are held at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Fluno Center, located at 601 University Ave., Madison, WI 53715. A block of hotel rooms is also available for class participants to reserve at the Fluno Center. The room block closes on the institute registration end date. Participants are responsible for arranging their own lodging and parking. We encourage you to secure your lodging soon after registering for your class to ensure a hotel room for your stay in Madison. To reserve your room, call the Fluno Center directly at 608-441-7117. If you need parking, inform the center when you book your room.

Cancellation policy

To receive a full refund, cancellation notification must be received 14 days before a residential institute start date. Notification can be made by calling 608-262-2112 or by e-mailing When the enrollment criterion is not met or conditions beyond control intervene, School for Workers reserves the right to cancel the institute. If the school cancels an institute, registrants will be notified, and tuition is refunded in full; participants will be responsible for all their personal traveling arrangement costs.


UW-Madison provides equal opportunities in programming. If you are in need of an interpreter or have a disability and would like accommodations, contact the School for Workers office. Requests are confidential.