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
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
firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Everyone on the board