Today was another great day running The Budget Holder’s Survival Guide – this time in Lincoln for a mixed group of NHS staff. It’s such a pleasure to work with people so eager to learn new skills. Thanks to everyone who made it such a great day.
Comments from today’s event include (with permission gratefully received from each participant):
“Really enjoyable day’s course learning about budget holding. David makes the learning easy to understand, very relevant to the NHS as well as thought-provoking. Thank you!”
“The course was amazing. David’s delivery makes a big difference and has a big impact! and fun!”
“David makes the subject of budgetary management very engaging and surprisingly enjoyable.”
“Very informative and fun. Picked up a lot of useful tips. Thank you.”
“A thoroughly captivating course with plenty of hints and tips to help manage a budget. Thank you!”
“Interactive style of delivery turning what is a dry subject into an enjoyable experience. Thank you David.”
“Very insightful and informative – expertly delivered with joy and humour – brilliant!! Who knew budgets could be fun? :)”
“I have enjoyed the Budget Holder’s Survival Guide course. The presentation was very engaging. I have gained a lot form the course. I am confident to analyse my monthly budget without any problem.”
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.