Members of the Spring 2021 MMA-Suffolk Municipal Finance Management Seminar gather online for their April 2 graduation.

The MMA and Suffolk University are offering three Municipal Finance Management Seminar programs in 2022, and the application deadline is approaching for the spring session.

The seminar is designed to provide an overview of municipal finance in Massachusetts, including the operational aspects of finance structure, systems and processes in Massachusetts cities and towns. Topics include budgeting, financial reporting, treasury functions, property assessment, and costing out contracts.

The seminars will be held via Zoom over the course of five Fridays, with tentative start dates as follows:
• Winter 2022: Jan. 7
• Spring 2022: March 4
• Fall 2022: Oct. 21

The deadline to apply for the winter session has passed, while the deadline for the spring session is coming up on Jan. 15.

Applicants must be currently employed by a city or town, and must have the approval of their municipal manager, administrator or mayor to apply. The application is available at

For more information on any of the MMA-Suffolk programs, visit or contact Katie McCue at 617-426-7272, ext. 111, or

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