Organisational finance for voluntary and community groups2018-11-14T05:07:56+00:00
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Organisational Finance

Financial mismanagement can ruin an organisation, result in fines and obliterate trust. Good financial management is essential for ensuring that legal requirements are met in relation to charity and company law. However, it is not the sole responsibility of the treasurer, all committee members/trustees are accountable.

This organisational finance for voluntary and community groups course is aimed at potential or current committee members or trustees within the voluntary and community sector.   The skills and understanding developed will help you to understand why transparent financial management is beneficial to the organisation and wider community.

Lesson 1: Understand financial management terms

Lesson 2: Understand budgets and their purpose

Lesson 3: Generating income

Lesson 4: Where to find funding and support

Lesson 5:Internal financial controls

Lesson 6: Key features of book keeping

Lesson 7: Trustee responsibilities – charity requirements

Lesson 8: Trustee requirements – registered companies

Lesson 9: Accurate financial records and the benefits

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CPD certified – Cost: £20 pp + VAT (£24)

Course duration: 12 months unlimited access to course materials

Place of study: On line distance learning course – learn anywhere, fully mobile – internet access required

Support: Course trainer available to answer queries by email or our social media channels

Average time to complete: 4.5 hours

Assessment: Mini assessments at the end of each lesson, pass rate of 75% required

Certificate: Self print CPD certified certificate

Recognition: CPD certified by the CPD certification service

Payment: Pay online

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Formal accreditation option – Cost: £45 pp + VAT (£54)

Course duration: 12 months unlimited access to course materials

Place of study: On line distance learning course – learn anywhere, fully mobile – internet access required

Support: Course trainer available to answer queries by email or our social media channels

Average time to complete: 7.5 hours

Assessment: Mini assessments at the end of each lesson, pass rate of 75% required. In addition learners must submit their learner file to their course tutor.

Certificate: Open College Network West Midlands certificate will be sent recorded delivery

Recognition: Formally accredited through Open College Network West Midlands – 3 credits

Payment: Pay online

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In house/classroom version – Cost: £900 (+VAT) + travel

Course duration: 2 days (12 hours) for up to 15 learners

Place of study: Venue of your choice

Support: Your trainer will answer any questions on the day, email support for the following week.

Assessment: Targeted questions throughout the day. If formal accreditation is requested learners will submit their learner file.

Certificate: CPD certificate on the day. If formal accreditation is requested the certificates take approx. 1 – 2 weeks.

Recognition: You can choose between CPD certified or a formally recognised accreditation (Formal accreditation incurs an additional cost of £20 pp)

Payment: Contact us to arrange your training day and payment

Learning outcomes

Course code: AK1/2/MR/001       Level: 2           Credits: 3

1. Understand what is meant by finance management.

2. Understand budgets and their purpose.

3. Understand the responsibility of the Board for financial management.

4. Understand different funding opportunities available to groups.

5. Understand the importance of keeping financial records.

6. Understand key features of bookkeeping and accounts.

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