Training / Event Details

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The School Budget & Sound Financial Management, Budget Monitoring and Forecasting

Everyone on the board

Outline

This session is delivered by a schools' accountant from the city council and is essential for governors

The competencies required will ensure that the board is able to make sufficiently informed and effective decisions on the use of resources and allocation of funds to improve outcomes for children and young people. It will also ensure that public money is utilised efficiently and in the best interest of the organisation

Description

Knowledge:
the financial policies and procedures of the organisation, funding arrangements, funding streams and ensuring financial accountability
the organisation’s internal control processes and how these are used to monitor spend and ensure propriety to secure value for public money
the financial health and efficiency of the organisation and how this compares with similar organisations locally and nationally
Skills and effective behaviours
has a basic understanding of financial management
has confidence in the arrangements for the provision of accurate and timely financial information, and the financial systems used to generate such information
interprets budget monitoring information and communicate this clearly to others
participates in the organisation’s self-evaluation of activities relating to financial performance, efficiency and control
is rigorous in their questioning to understand whether enough being done to drive financial efficiency and align budgets to priorities

Booking Information

governor.support@brighton-hove.gov.uk

Please note that you will no longer see a message on training confirmations about cancellation charges. For courses in our Governor Support Training Programme, there will be no charge for cancelling your place at a course. However, it is still important to let us know, as it has an impact on refreshment charges, training materials and the trainer may also have to adapt their delivery.

Audience

Everyone on the board

09 Feb 2018 10:00 - 14:30

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Date and Time

09 Feb 2018 10:00 - 14:30

Venue

Friends Meeting House Meeting Room BN1 1AF

Trainer

Steve Williams