The application period opened in October for the fifth MMA-Suffolk Municipal Finance Management Seminar, set to take place either virtually or in a location north of Boston in March 2021.

The five-week program, held on Fridays, is designed for municipal employees looking to deepen their understanding and knowledge of municipal finance. Topics include accounting, property assessment, financial management, and costing out labor contracts.

The application, instructions and details are available on the MMA website as a fillable PDF. The application deadline is Jan. 15 at 5 p.m.

The fourth Municipal Finance Management Seminar, scheduled to be held in Southborough, will begin virtually on Nov. 6.

Questions about the MMA-Suffolk Certificate programs can be directed to Katie McCue at