Financial management: introduction
Last updated: 27 Apr 2017
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Suitable for: APS 5-6
Note: This program will benefit those from non-finance backgrounds who have financial management responsibilities.
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This program covers financial governance and the Resource Management Framework that governs how the APS uses public resources. Understand the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability (PGPA) Act 2013 and basic financial concepts. Learn more about financial management, governance, communicating about financial issues, and monitoring budgets. Gain a better understanding of financial statements, government budgeting and developing a persuasive budget bid.
- Appreciate the “big” picture of financial accountabilities and responsibilities.
- Understand what resource management includes and how it impacts on agency performance and public sector managers.
- Practice preparing and monitoring an accrual budget and receive expert feedback during the process.
- Be able to communicate more effectively about financial issues.
- One-day workshop.