FOUNDATIONS FOR EFFECTIVE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
14 September 2006, Birmingham
Most people working in library and information services need to have a comfortable grasp of the concepts and language of financial management. Whatever your area of expertise it will be beneficial to you to have an understanding of the financial aspects of your service.
This one-day workshop will clarify financial jargon, explain the fundamentals of finance and introduce you to the financial management skills hierarchy.
BENEFITS OF ATTENDING
To raise participants' awareness of the key principles of financial management providing a sound foundation for the further development of financial skills.
BY THE END OF THE EVENT PARTICIPANTS WILL:
· understand the role finance plays in service organisations and the roles and responsibilities of key financial personnel and processes
· gain awareness of key financial rules and regulations common to all organisations when making payments to suppliers
· understand the distinctions between capital and revenue finance transactions
· be aware of important basic checks and balances in making payments and reconciling those with budget printouts
· be aware of standard requirements in most organisations concerning the awarding of contracts and calling for tenders
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Those with no knowledge and/or experience of financial management at all and who wish to learn the basics.
WORKSHOP LEADER: LARRAINE COOPER
9.00 Registration and coffee
9.30 Welcome and introduction
Where Does Finance Fit In?
An exploration of the purpose of financial management and its place within a service organisation
Finance personnel and their roles and responsibilities
The need for written guidance and procedures
The purpose of cost centres
11.00 Finance Fundamentals
What's the difference between revenue finance, a capital asset and capital finance?
Let's track a payment.
Checks and balances along the road when making a payment.
Key stages from placing an order to the budgetary control statement
Financial transactions activity
2.00 When We Are More Experienced
An overview of tendering processes
Contract and tendering activity
3.15 In tray exercise
Working in small groups, participants consider a range of transactions they might be involved in dealing with in the early part of their career and consider the steps they need to use for each transaction
4.00 Where Can We Take It?
The financial management skills hierarchy
Personal development planning
Participants reflect on the day's information and prepare a personal development plan for the further development of their financial management skills from first level professional appointment to senior strategic management appointment
CILIP personal members:
£190 plus VAT (£33.25) £223.25
CILIP institutional members:
£230 plus VAT (£40.25) £270.25
£265 plus VAT (£46.38) £311.38
PLACES ARE LIMITED TO: 16
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