Thoroughly classroom tested, this comprehensive text provides a step-by-step guide on how to use financial management and budgeting tools in the public sector. The book features a practical, case study approach and includes numerous exercises and examples. It is designed as a core text for instructors who want to introduce students to hands-on tools and techniques in courses on Public Financial Management or Public Budgeting. The book covers all the cornerstone topics in the discipline, including Financial Planning, Financial Implementation, and Financial Reporting and Analysis. Each chapter is carefully structured as a self-contained learning module, and includes learning objectives, key concepts, easy-to-use Excel spreadsheet models, a case study, and detailed exercises with answers provided in an appendix.