Finance For Non-Finance Managers

Those in Public Management roles must be able to strike a balance between creating public value and managing the bottom line, and sound financial management is critical to the long-term health of any public body.

Those in Senior Management and leadership positions need to be able to read financial reports accurately, to ask the right questions of their financial officers and make strategic management decisions based on a solid understanding of the general business principles that apply to all public bodies.

An essential course in our Financial Management & Commercial Skills series, Finance for Non-Finance Manager is a one-day course that looks at the tools, techniques and concepts of good financial management, equipping delegates with the knowledge needed to make more efficient, confident and informed business decisions.

At Civil Service College, we pride ourselves on our ability to tailor our courses to each delegate, ensuring that courses are applicable to attendee’s role and organisations so that each delegate can get the most from the training. Our courses and trainers are constantly updated and evaluated to ensure that we are always delivering the best service possible.  

Key features:

  • Mission, money, and impact
  • Understanding financial statements
  • Tools, frameworks and concepts in financial management
  • Budgeting and resource allocation

Designed for:

This training course is designed for those in management positions who are responsible for overseeing public funds across central and local government.

Learning outcomes:

New approaches into how delegates make decisions, the consequences of those decisions and the alternative strategies that might be available to them.

Participants will also have the opportunity to share their experiences and problems with their peers in a structured discussion where expert academics and practitioners will support them. 




10:00 - 16:00


£595 + VAT


St James’s Park, London


10 September 2018 Book

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