A message the President of the St. John's
I would like to welcome you to the
St. John's Chapter's website of the Financial Management Institute
(FMI). The chapter was established in November 2002 and has enjoyed
a very favorable response from Federal and Provincial governments,
as well as the Private Sector and Non-Profit organizations in the
St. John's area.
The Executive committee intends to
support professional development in St. John's with financial
management presentations based upon areas of interest expressed by
Please visit our Chapter Events for more information about new
and upcoming events. Previous events are also listed to provide
information for prospective members about the nature and scope of
professional development events we offer. The website will be
updated as more details become available on upcoming events.
New members are welcome at any
point during the year.
What is fmi*igf?
The Financial Management Institute
(fmi*igf) of Canada is a dynamic, contemporary organization for
professionals dedicated to the management of public sector
resources. Nationally, there are approximately 2,400 members.
Commencing in 1975, the FMI
embarked upon a strategy of engaging government and
government-related professionals in national and local PD
initiatives to improve our ability to provide the highest level of
financial management. By the 1980s, six chapters were formed across
the country, and currently, 14 chapters exist today. The St. John's
Chapter was formed in 2002.
The Objectives of the Institute
To promote members' understanding
of the financial management practices of the Public Sector;
To inform members of developments
in Public Sector financial management practices through meetings,
seminars, lectures, a professional journal, articles, news
bulletins, and other suitable means as determined by the Board of
To actively facilitate and
encourage the integration of the financial function with the
broader management function and promote a more professional and
progressive financial community.