The Essentials of Financial Management

Humentum

All NGO staff have an important role to play in ensuring effective and proper use of financial resources during programme implementation. During this five-day course, you will learn the key principles of good financial management and how to apply them in your workplace. Designed in a highly participatory style, this course will build your skills and confidence in how to:

  • Integrate good financial management systems into operations management
  • Manage and control financial resources more efficiently and effectively

During the course participants will gain the knowledge and skills needed for the FMD Pro 1 certification examination.

Date: 25 to 29 June 2018

Time: 08:30am to 17:00pm

Venue: Istanbul, Turkey

Who should attend
This course is primarily aimed at staff in small to medium-sized NGOs who are involved in programme implementation and/or the management and control of financial resources.
It is designed specifically for:

  • Non-financial managers and officers who want to improve practice in financial planning, control and reporting
  • Finance officers interested in developing their financial management skills and knowledge to improve finance systems and support for programme staff

Previous financial management experience or training is not a requirement for this course.

What you will learn

By the end of the workshop, you will be able to:

  • Describe key tools and concepts which help an organisation achieve good practice in financial management
  • Build and use effective budgets, including project and donor budgets and cash flow forecasts
  • Explain which accounting records your organisation needs to keep and why
  • Describe the key processes and methods used to keep accounting records
  • Use financial reports to monitor project performance and identify actions to keep project finances on track
  • Explain how internal controls protect NGO assets and minimize the risk and impact of fraud and errors
  • Assess the strengths and weaknesses of your NGO’s financial management system

Certification

FMD Pro 1 is a new financial management certification program for project and program staff working in the development sector. To take the FMD Pro 1 certification exam on the final day of the workshop, you will need to bring a laptop with the ability to connect to Wi-Fi.

Humentum Learning Promise

We provide accessible learning solutions for those creating social impact. Our practical expertise will inspire and equip your organisation to meet challenges in a changing world.

For more information refer to https://www.humentum.org/training/fmd-pro-1-essentials-financial-managem...

Event Start Date: 
Monday, 25 June, 2018
Event End Date: 
Friday, 29 June, 2018
Event Venue: 
Istanbul, Turkey
Event Type: 
Training

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