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 1st February 2018

13:30 – 16:30

Loxley House LB21

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

FMS End of Year Processes / Finance Systems Training

FMS End of Year Process

Date

Time

Location

Wednesday 28th February 2018

09:30 – 12:30

Top Valley e-learning centre

Learning outcomes:

  • Review unauthorised/outstanding orders and commitments
  • Review unauthorised /outstanding invoices and credit notes
  • Review uncashed cheques
  • Reversing journals
  • Fund balances and carry forward figures
  • Set up new financial year
  • Modify new year chart of accounts
  • Preliminary closure

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 (BPS)

This course is aimed at school business managers and administrators to provide an in-depth guide to Budget Setting in BPS for 2018/19.

Date

Time

Location

Wednesday 28th February 2018

13:30 – 16:30

Top Valley e-learning centre

Learning outcomes:

  • How to set up employee, funding, and income/expenditure scenario’s in ‘Next year’
  • How to make changes to employees in ‘Next year’
  • Refresh on changes to Payroll reconciliation
  • How to create your budget forecast
  • How to create your 3 year financial plan
  • How to run budget forecast 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

Thursday 15th February 2017 2018

18:00 – 20:00

Loxley House

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.