Course Outline.

All organizations need to manage performance so that their financial and strategic objectives are achieved
and management and financial stakeholders can be confident in the associated control processes. The
proper construction and control of budgets is central to this, to safeguard the organization’s viability and
the effective delivery of its objectives. This requires a comprehensive financial planning and approval
framework; consistent and rigorous processes for constructing budgets, both capital and revenue; sound
methodologies for assessing the financial impact of proposed expenditure; compatibility with other
management and performance data, and a control system that sets clear responsibilities and produces
prompt and accurate monitoring information on performance against budgets.
This course is designed to equip all Staff involved in the budgeting and forecasting process, and their
supervisors and managers. This programme will benefit professionals who want who want to round out
their professional education as they take on more management responsibility.