Finance for non-finance professionals

Finance for non-finance professionals

When: Thursday 12 September 2019

Time: 9.00AM – 5.00PM

Where: Cliftons training rooms - Level 13, 60 Margaret St Sydney

Cost (incl. GST): Professional & Associate members $675  Affiliate & Non-members $775 



Course Overview

This course will teach learners how to strengthen their knowledge and ability in budget and financial management in the public sector. Designed for non-financial managers who have responsibility for a budget, the course provides the financial knowledge needed to be a financially savvy manager. It gives an overview of financial and accounting concepts, language and tools to assist in managing budgets successfully. 

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand and explain accounting terminology.
  • Understand how funding allocations are developed and how to influence them.
  • Understand the rules about expenditure, including regulations and Acts governing the use of different types of funds.
  • Prepare unit budgeting, including salary budget.
  • Analyse financial data and deliver financial reports suited to business needs.
  • Understand internal controls and monthly reporting.
  • Manage across several project budgets, and identify from financial reports when allocated funds should be reallocated. 

NSW Public Sector Framework Capabilities  


This course is targeted at Intermediate to Adept level. The following behaviours from the framework are covered:

Business Enablers: Finance

  • Understand basic financial terminology, policies and processes, including the difference between recurrent and capital spending. 
  • Understand impacts of funding allocations on business planning and budgets, including value for money, choice between direct provision and purchase of services, and financial implications of decisions.
  • Understand and apply financial audit, reporting and compliance obligations. 
  • Display an awareness of financial risk and exposure and solutions to address these. 
  • Understand delegations and act within authority levels. 
  • Identify risks to successful achievement of goals, and take appropriate steps to mitigate those risks.   

Course Materials

All course materials (including the workbooks) can be accessed through our digital learning space, Illuminate. Once registered, you will receive your course information, which will provide you with your Illuminate access details.


Enquiries: For more information on our in-house courses and programs, please contact the IPAA Learning and Development Team on 02 8066 1900 or email learning@nsw.ipaa.org.au.

When
12/09/2019 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where
Cliftons, Level 13, 60 Margaret Street Sydney, NSW 2000 AUSTRALIA
 

Terms and Conditions
Payments

Payment must be made either in full online at the time of confirming purchase or 14 days from the date of the invoice.
Payment is required prior to attending the event or course. 

Cancellation policy - Events
  • Cancellation must be in writing
  • Cancellation received more than 10 business days prior to the event running — no penalty will be incurred
  • Cancellation received within 5–10 business days prior to the event running — 50% of the event fee will be payable
  • Cancellation received within 1–5 business days prior to the event running — 100% of the event fee will be payable.
Cancellation policy - Scheduled Courses
  • Cancellation must be in writing
  • Cancellation received more than 10 business days prior to the course start date — no penalty will be incurred
  • Cancellation received within 7–10 business days prior to the event running — 50% of the event fee will be payable
  • Cancellation received within 1–6 business days prior to the event running — 100% of the event fee will be payable.
Cancellation policy - Self-paced Courses
  • Cancellations are not permitted.

Note: If you do not cancel and do not attend, 100% of the event fee must be paid.

Transfer policy - Events
  • All requests for transfers must be in writing
  • Substitute nominees may attend in your place where deemed appropriate; however, if a member wishes to substitute a non-member in their place the full fee will be payable.
Transfer policy - Scheduled Courses
  • All requests for transfers must be in writing
  • Your course registration can be transferred to another course without penalty if requested more than 10 business days prior to the course start date. Otherwise, the above cancellation policy applies. Transfers can only be requested when the course fee has been paid in full
  • Transferring your registration to another person can be done at any time without penalty, provided that nominee details are provided within a minimum of 2 business days before course/event start date; however, if a member wishes to substitute a non-member in their place the full fee will be payable.
Transfer policy - Self-paced Courses 
  • Transfers to another course are not allowed for self-paced courses.
Penalties may be waived in exceptional circumstances, work commitments do not count as exceptional circumstances.

Program Changes

IPAA NSW reserves the right to change programs/speakers/venue, or to cancel programs if the enrollment criteria are not met or when conditions beyond our control prevail. All registrants will be notified in the event of cancellation and their registration will be refunded. 


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