Course:  Introduction to the Commitment Management System (CMS) (FIN-0180)

Who should take this course?

Stanford staff with responsibility for managing funds and forecasting expenditures


This online course is one of two required courses for new users of CMS, a financial planning and forecasting tool. This course is a pre-requisite to FIN-0181: Acquiring Core CMS (Commitment Management System) Skills, an instructor-led session where you will gain hands-on CMS experience.

Course objectives:

Participants of this online course will learn CMS capabilities, basic navigation, ways experienced users rely on CMS for forecasting and reporting , and next steps to getting access to CMS.

Course topics include:

Delivery method:

Web (Self-paced)


Self-paced (approximately 40 minutes)

How to access training?

To receive credit for this course, register through STARS and complete the training

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Financial Management Services

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