Another great day running The Budget Holder’s Survival Guide – this time with a select group through the East Midlands Leadership Academy in Nottingham.
Comments from today’s event include (with written permission gratefully received from each participant):
“David’s method of teaching is very educational and interactive. Content of session very relevant to my learning requirements. David makes a complicated and new area of learning extremely easy to understand. Your teaching method is great David.” – Jane Jones, Deputy Head of Community Services, Ashgate Hospicecare
“Enlightening. Informative. Full of enthusiasm for subject matter.” – Elaine Green, Service Development Manager, Ashgate Hospicecare
“An excellent session, thanks David. Unlimited energy and enthusiasm from David.” – Helen Harland, Head of Education, Ashgate Hospicecare
“I should have done this workshop ages ago. Thank you for making the session so enjoyable and engaging.” – Trudy Thompson, Sister, Alliance UHL
“David was excellent in going through the example budget sheet and explaining the individual sections.” – Asha George, Education Support Manager, University Hospitals of Leicester
“Encourage more people to attend as very enlightening.” – Val Blankley, Senior Commissioning Manager, South West Lincolnshire CCG
It’s always interesting to see how people’s confidence in interpreting financial reports can be transformed in just a day. I’ve spent two decades doing finance training within the NHS and have developed a Seven Step Method for interpreting financial reports using seven questions, making three calculations and taking no more than 15 minutes. It works every time.
It’s essential to have a Budgetary Control Policy within your organisation if you’re going to have clear standards of financial support and clear policies for financial practice. Examples of Budgetary Control Policies include:
I wish you luck in implementing your Action Plan. Do let me know how you get on. Many thanks to everyone who made the day so successful. Feel free to leave a review below in Leave A Reply. Thank you.