Advanced Public Sector Financial Management

London Business Training & Consulting
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2 weeks
5,695 GBP excl. VAT 3,417 - 5,695 GBP excl. VAT
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Next available date: 01/11/2021 - London
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Course description

Advanced Public Sector Financial Management

This course will provide the knowledge and tools to understand the financial management of resources in the public sector.This course also provides an understanding of the concepts and strategy relating to the effective management of public sector finances.

The course includes site visits to organizations relevant to the course so delegates can develop an understanding of how their contemporaries function in the real-world.

The course will wrap with a summary of the key learning points, followed by an action planning exercise with a view to apply the acquired knowledge and skills immediately upon your return to work. Post-course support is also available in relation to the implementation of your action plan, up to six (6) months following course completion.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is suitable for:

  • New entrants to the public sector.
  • Staff with some practical experience but with no financial qualifications.
  • Non-financial staff in the public sector who need to understand the basics of financial management.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Upon completion of this course, you will understand:

  • Understand the basics of public financial management.
  • Analyse the strengths and weaknesses of budget methodologies.
  • How public sector organizations are accountable to their stakeholders.
  • Why it is more important to show how well public money has been spent rather than just how it is spent.
  • Develop a practical perspective into contemporary work practices in your field.
  • Implement an Action Plan at your workplace using the knowledge and skills acquired through the course.

Training Course Content

Managing Public Money

  • Key requirements and concepts
  • Fiscal and spending framework
  • The virtuous financial management cycle
  • Annual report

Public Sector Finance – Budgetary Control

  • Objectives of budgeting
  • Types of budgets
  • Cost definitions and behaviour
  • Budgetary control

Financial Management of Public Projects

  • Building a case for a project
  • Investment appraisal techniques
  • Financing a project
  • Phases of managing a project

Public Sector Finance Strategy

  • Linking organizational strategy to financial strategy
  • Interaction between short-term and long-term strategy
  • Stakeholder analysis
  • Corporate governance

Public Sector Financial Management

  • Effective financial management
  • Regulatory framework for financial accounting
  • Assessing financial performance
  • The role of treasury management

Challenges in Public Sector Financial Management

  • Improving financial management
  • Pressures on public finances
  • Cost reduction
  • Allocating resources

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Flexible open course schedule

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London Business Training & Consulting

London Business Training & Consulting (LBTC) is the UK’s premier business and management training and consultancy service provider. LBTC offers 600 management training courses in sixteen (16) subject categories of durations ranging from 1-day to 11-weeks. This includes 90-minute interactive live online training courses....

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