Managing Budgets and Financial Plans
As a foundational introduction to public sector budgeting, this workshop provides vital tools for team leaders, program managers and project managers who may benefit from a basic knowledge of budgeting in their day-to-day work, aiming to overcome some of the mystery that traditionally surrounds public sector budgets.
Who should attend?
This course is on your to-do list if you;
are a program or project manager with budget and cost centre responsibilities
are a team leader
are a member of an agency or business unit finance team
want to improve your budget knowledge and skills.
When and where?
Attend one of the IPAA Victoria sessions below, or book a session for your team in-house.
Our facilitator is able to adapt the course content to suit specific audiences and needs.
What to expect…
This full-day workshop will provide you with practical tools and techniques to help you manage your budget in a public sector environment. The workshop will draw on a case study to demonstrate a range of skills for effectively managing a budget in a government agency or business. The sessions can also be tailored to include specific financial management policies and/or reporting formats from participants’ organisations or tiers of government.
Why you should attend…
By the end of the workshop, you will have developed:
a practical understanding of government budgeting frameworks and processes, and the core information requirements for budgeting
core skills for developing and adapting budgets, and monitoring and reporting on budgets
an understanding of the difference between an accrual budget and a cash budget
knowledge of how to manage your budget consistently with whole-of-government processes.
How this course applies to you…
After leaving this workshop, you will be able to apply contemporary budgeting practice, concepts and terminology into your everyday work practices, ensuring that you allocate and understand public sector budgeting correctly.
All upcoming courses
IPAA Victoria’s Capability Framework for the Modern Public Purpose Workforce, derived from our consultations with the sector, reflects the diverse range of skills and capabilities that need to be present within public purpose teams.
Managing Budgets and Financial Plans will help to develop your public purpose sector core skills in:
Managing Budgets and Financial Plans will build your capabilities in:
Mark Priadko is a highly regarded consultant and facilitator, with a deep knowledge of financial management gained from many years in executive roles in the South Australian Department of Treasury and Finance.
Analysing and presenting data was a central part of Mark’s work as a budget analyst and executive in Treasury. Analysing data is now a major ingredient of his work in reviewing organisations and projects, while presenting data is a major part of the reports he produces to reveal his findings to public sector clients.