Description from Civil Service Subject of Examination:
These questions test for the ability to organize and develop long range information technology plans that align the IT organization with the agency mission and the strategic goals and initiatives of key program management leaders of an agency. Knowledge of the agency’s budget process, managing the fiscal and vendor relationship aspects of contracts and state procurement guidelines are key knowledge areas. Questions will cover such things as assigning relative priorities to budget items; determining the consequences of funding at lower levels than requested; writing budget proposals and justifications; controlling expenditures and managing contracts and vendors. Also included are: negotiating work plans and budgets; monitoring and tracking contract completion; reviewing and approving contract payments; managing grants; preparing RFPs (Request for Proposal) and RFIs (Request for Information); and evaluating proposals and applications.
The management classes listed on the Supervison post are probably also helpful resources for strategic planning.
NYS Budget Information
NYS Budget Process: https://www.budget.ny.gov/citizen/process/index.html
Budget Glossary: https://www.budget.ny.gov/citizen/financial/glossary-all.html
ITS Procurement: https://its.ny.gov/sites/default/files/documents/procurement.pdf
OGS Procurement Landing Page: https://ogs.ny.gov/procurement/procurement-state-agencies
NYS Procurement Guidelines: https://ogs.ny.gov/system/files/documents/2018/08/psnys-procurement-guidelines.pdf
Business Service Center summary: https://bsc.ogs.ny.gov/system/files/documents/2021/10/purchasingrequirements_10-18-21.pdf
2022 NY GovBuy Classes
Purchasing in NYS 101 : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fnUSq0IrjLU
All classes: https://ogs.ny.gov/2022-ny-govbuy-classes