Empowering the Nation’s Top Public Finance Leaders

Building Foundations for the Future

A Unique Learning Experience with Immediate, Sustainable Impact

NIPF core session panel in large lecture hallThe National Institute of Public Finance (NIPF) In partnership with the Graziadio School of Business and Management at Pepperdine University focuses on the areas of investments and pensions, public finance, debt management, and executive treasury management.

The Institute is devoted to improving the understanding of public finance with special emphasis placed on assisting state, county, and municipal governments In executing sound fiscal management.

The NIPF offers an Intensive public finance curriculum, providing crucial insight into current public finance issues; developing the skills required for the future, free from commercial influence; and sharing Ideas, best practices, and cuttlng-edge strategies.

"In an ever-changing and complex public-finance environment, the NIPF is critical to equipping treasury professionals with the latest tools to best meet fiduciary responsibilities. - Hon. Ken Miller, Oklahoma Treasurer; Co-Chair, National Institute of Public Finance


Hon. John Chiang speaks to classroomMake a Difference in Your Career, Your Community, Your State

Since its inception, the Institute has hosted hundreds of state treasurers and treasury management staff members. The NIPF hosts a wide array of professionals associated with state, county, and municipal treasuries. Along with earning continuing professional education (CPE) credlts, 2017 NIPF program participants will:

  • Enhance their career paths by demonstrating qualification, dedication, and expertise with the Certificate in Public Treasury Management (CPTM)
  • Gain best practices from industry-leading experts in the public and private sectors
  • Learn about current and upcoming public-finance challenges and how to overcome them

"The Institute's unique and structured concept empowers our nation's top public-finance professionals to meet unprecedented challenges for successful fiscal leadership on many levels.  We are honored to host this timely curriculum on Pepperdine's beautiful campus in California." - Hon. John Chiang, California Treasurer

Distinguished Faculty Providing Unmatched Expertise in Public Finance

The Institute and Certificate In Public Treasury Management program bring together the nation’s most respected public finance Industry experts, including both public and private-sector professionals and accomplished academic leaders, to help you enhance your skill set and operate at the highest levels.