blog posts Service Activity Advanced Certificate Track November Cohort Sep 25, 2023 9:00 amAccounting and BudgetingBuying and ContractsEquipment ManagementFY 24Paying PeoplePayments to the UniversityWould 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 October sessions of the Service Activity Advanced certificate track. After receiving your certification for Service Activities Advanced, you will be amazed at how much easier rate calculations can be!Applications for the November cohort of the track will be accepted until Friday, October 6, 2023.Click here to apply today!About The CourseThe 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 October. Training will be held over five sessions from 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays. Applicants MUST be able to attend all sessions, and two monitors are required to participate.Dates for the cohort are as follows:Monday, October 30Wednesday, November 1Monday, November 6Wednesday, November 8Monday, November 13In addition to the time spent in the 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.The completion of the Service Activity Basics course is required prior to application. 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.