Training for Departments

State Budget Preparation

The Department of Finance has completed the 2019-20 Budget Process training. Access to the materials can be found using the following link.

For more information, please contact Jessica Lee or Kurt Schmiegel at (916) 322-5540.


The CALSTARS Unit provides training for agencies newly implementing CALSTARS, ongoing training for new or newly promoted employees in existing departments, year-end training for all agencies, and Monarch software training. For more information, click here.

Training for Departmental Fiscal Training and Accounting Officers

The Fiscal Systems and Consulting Unit (FSCU) provides training for the State Fund Accounting Course, Cash Management Improvement Act, Pro Rata, Statewide Cost Allocation Plan (SWCAP), and Indirect Cost Rate Proposal (ICRP). For additional training information, click here.