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. 

Book

Summary

Duration

10:00 - 16:30

Price

£595 + VAT

Location

St James’s Park, London

Dates

30 January 2019 Book

15 May 2019 Book

18 September 2019 Book

Lead Trainer

Jane Stephens

Jane Stephens

Jane is an experienced finance professional having held senior posts in both large (Chief Financial Officer AstraZeneca UK) and smaller organisations.  She started her career as a graduate recruit to The Post Office moving into the private sector with ICI and AstraZeneca. 

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Jane Stephens

Jane Stephens

Jane is an experienced finance professional having held senior posts in both large (Chief Financial Officer AstraZeneca UK) and smaller organisations.  She started her career as a graduate recruit to The Post Office moving into the private sector with ICI and AstraZeneca.  She has held voluntary positions in recent years in the public sector including Independent Director of a housing trust.

Jane has been a director of a number of start-up businesses and provided consultancy, facilitation and finance and management training to a number of large organisations.

She is passionate about the important role that Finance has to play across all organisations and the need to ensure finance issues are properly understood by non-Finance specialists, to ensure finance issues are properly incorporated in decision making at all levels.

 

Tailored in-house training

Civil Service College can deliver In-House training within your organisation that is exactly tailored to meet your individual training requirements.

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