Schools Finance Support have scheduled a number of new finance training courses for Governors, Head Teachers, School Business Managers and Administrators

Budget Management Training (CPD certified)

This course is aimed at Head Teachers, School Business Managers and Administrators to provide an overview of budget planning, monitoring and controlling process including case studies.

Date

Time

Location

Thursday 18th October 2018

13:30 – 16:30

Loxley House LH1.30

Learning outcomes:

  • How schools are funded
  • The roles of Governors, Headteacher and Business Managers
  • The Budget Setting process
  • Budget Monitoring, Forecasting and Control
  • The Year-End Process

Price: Free to maintained schools which have already purchased visit package from Schools Finance Support or £100 per participant.

Finance Systems Training

Date

Time

Location

Tuesday 16th October 2018

13:00 - 16:00

Top Valley e-learning centre

FMS

  • running VAT reports
  • completing your bank reconciliation
  • raising orders and paying suppliers
  • paying by cheque and BACs
  • completing cashbook journals
  • adding cash advances
  • non invoiced income

Price: Free to maintained schools which have already purchased visit package from Schools Finance Support or £100 per participant.

 

Finance Systems Training - Budget Planning Software (FMS/BPS)

This course is aimed at school business managers and administrators to provide an in-depth guide of preparing termly outturns and 3 year financial plans.

Date

Time

Location

Tuesday 16th October 2018

9:30 - 12:30

Top Valley e-learning centre

Learning outcomes:

  • Setting up additional cost centres in FMS
  • Linking cost centres to ledger codes
  • Setting up cost centres in BPS
  • Cost centre budget forecasts and outturns
  • Cost centre reports

Price: Free to maintained schools which have already purchased visit package from Schools Finance Support or £100 per participant.

School Governor Finance Training

This course is aimed at school governors to provide an overview of governors' financial responsibilities and an insight into the budget planning and monitoring process.

Date

Time

Location

TBA

TBA

TBA

Learning Outcomes:

  • Describe the role of the school governor
  • Explain how a school is funded
  • Demonstrate good Budget management and monitoring
  • Explain the requirements of Schools Financial Value Standard

Price: Free to maintained schools which have already purchased the governor training package from Education Governance Service at Nottingham City Council or £100 per participant.