Five questions to ask about your budget

Knowing the answers to these five questions will help you manage your budget better

Are you a manager in the public or charity sector with budget responsibility? Or are you a councillor, trustee, governor or director of a public organisation or charity? Either way, this short course will explain some of the issues relating to budgets in public sector organisations and charities and give you five simple questions you can, and should, ask about the budgets in your organisation.

As an extra bonus, this course includes a free glossary of financial terms.

Your Instructor

Gary Bandy
Gary Bandy

Gary Bandy is a Chartered Public Finance Accountant with over 30 years' experience of public financial management. His career has included roles in accounting, audit and senior management, and since 2005 he has been an independent consultant.

Gary's first experience of teaching was in South Sudan in 2008. He discovered by accident how much he enjoyed teaching when delivering a short course in South Sudan in 2008. Since then he has taught on postgraduate courses for several universities and has written training material and online courses for several other organisations, including ACCA and the Open University.

Teaching led to writing textbooks. Gary's first book, Financial Management and Accounting in the Public Sector, was described as β€œan innovative and wonderful addition to the literature of public sector management.” His latest book, International Public Financial Management: Essentials of Public Sector Accounting was published by Routledge/CIPFA at the end of 2018.

In his spare time, Gary loves walking his dog and riding his bicycle.

Course Curriculum

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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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