Devolved Budgets and Cost Control in the Public Sector

In Putney

£ 1,900 + VAT

Description

  • Typology

    Course

  • Location

    Putney

  • Duration

    1 Day

Description


Suitable for: This course is ideal for all managers who are dealing with devolved budgeting associated with public services reform. It will also be ideal for officers of all grades who are ssembling budgets in any circumstance or managing budgets associated with projects.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Putney (London)
The Point, 3rd Floor, 210 New Kings Road, SW6 4NZ

Starts

On request

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Course programme

Delegates will acquire an insight into the methodology of budget management and cost accounting. They will learn project and process costing, and what to look for in financial management information.

Who should attend?

This course is ideal for all managers who are dealing with devolved budgeting associated with public services reform. It will also be ideal for officers of all grades who are ssembling budgets in any circumstance or managing budgets associated with projects. Objectives

By the end of the course you will be able to:


  • Develop sound financial management and control in your organisation or department
  • Initiate and maintain methods for measuring and managing financial performance
  • Create and implement an action plan for significant improvement in your area of responsibility
  • Apply the essential concepts of accounting, budgets and finance
  • Appreciate the importance of reducing unnecessary cost and working towards better value for money
  • Create departmental savings for flexible budgeting
  • Programme Outline
  • Use Best Practice to Create Written Budgeting Justifications and Integrate Performance Budgeting into Your Organisation's Budget Process
  • Expenditure Planning and Control
  • Principles and Practices of Resource Allocation and Budget Management
  • Develop Accruals-Based Accounting to Replace Cash Accounting
  • Action Planning to Implement Financial Reforms
  • Audit and Accounting Process and Practice
  • Using Private Finance in Public Finance
  • The Significance of Nolan Principles and Values in Budgetary Processes
  • Financial Aspects of Project Management
  • Procurement Arrangements and Stock Control
  • Aligning Performance Goals with Budget Account Structures
  • Devolved Budgets and Cost Control in the Public Sector

    £ 1,900 + VAT