Overview of Central Government Finance
For those working in finance positions within the Public Sector or Civil Service, it can often be the case that, despite the fact public finance decisions are systematic, it is unclear how the decision process works, what the reasoning behind various decisions is or who is responsible.
Designed for both finance and non-finance staff, this training course delivers a unique and broad overview of the responsibilities, accountabilities and systems behind public finance. It introduces a clear context for the government’s financial position and demonstrates how this can be translated into the process of delivery through Parliamentary Supply, Treasury Control and the roles and responsibilities of those who manage public finances.
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.
This course is suitable for Arm’s Length and Public bodies who wish to gain a better understanding of Government’s financial landscape, both politically and operationally, as well as for those who need to better understand how, when and why Government Financial decisions and process will impact them.
This course can also be tailored for foreign finance authorities who wish to gain an in-depth understanding of the UK public finance system.
Delegates will gain a clear understanding of the economic context for Government Finances and how Government Finances operate, including Spending Reviews. Delegates will also be acquainted with some of the key challenges the Government Finance processes may face in coming years.
Go above and beyond your training with new collaborative resources from our partnership with Kogan Page, an award-winning independent publisher of business books and content. Additional learning resources include print books, ebooks and online learning courses, which will take you through a journey experience of blended learning.
10:00 - 16:00
£595 + VAT
This course is available In-House and can be tailored to meet your individual training requirements.Enquire
Bill has first-hand experience in the public sector from central and local government, ALBs, police and NHS Foundation Trusts. He has advised on reporting for the Intelligence & Security Committee and has appeared at the Public Accounts Committee.Read Bio
Bill has significant first-hand experience in the public sector across central government, Arms Length Bodies, Police, local government and NHS Foundation Trusts. He has advised on reporting for the Intelligence and Security Committee and has appeared at the Public Accounts Committee.
He brings the practical knowledge and application of governance and accountability across different tiers of government and public sector bodies.
A qualified public sector accountant (CPFA) with additional qualifications from CIMA and an MBA.
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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