Another great day running The Budget Holder’s Survival Guide – this time in Eastbourne in East Sussex.
Comments from today’s event include (with written permission gratefully received from each participant):
“Understanding budget printouts was great when David explained exactly what we had learned after the exercise.” – Lisa Hatton-Shaw, Human Resources Business Partner
“Brilliant. What a FAB day and I hate maths! Funny, I learnt loads and eager to try. Everyone should have this if they have budget management.” – Gilly Carliell, Associate Director of Communications
“Currently I have no budget responsibility. This course gave me a great overview of what would be required from me as my role moves forward.” – Susan Spriggs, Business Systems and Development Manager
“Really enjoyed the day, was a good learning environment so wouldn’t change anything. Just the correct amount of information for me.” – Debbie Pullinger, Clinical Lead
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.