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Financial skills: introduction

Suitable for: APS 1 - 4 and graduates (Recommended target audience may vary outside the ACT)

Duration: 1-day workshop
Venue: Centre for Leadership and Learning, Canberra
Price: $675.00 (excl. GST)
Registration: APS Learn
Contact:nationalcalendarteam [at] apsc.gov.au ( )

Note: This program will benefit those with limited financial management understanding who require a basic introduction to APS financial concepts.

Program overview

Learn the basic financial concepts and the role resources play in the public sector. Learn to create simple budgets and variance reports. Examine accrual concepts, the budget cycle, government accountabilities, and financial responsibilities.

Participant benefits

  • Understand frameworks for resource management.
  • Develop purchasing flow charts, invoicing and debtors controls.
  • Use key functions of financial management information systems.


  • One-day workshop.
Last reviewed: 
11 September 2018