Buckinghamshire Traded Services

Financial Control and Fraud Awareness for Governors

Financial Control and Fraud Awareness for Governors

Financial Control and Fraud Awareness for Governors

A key requirement for all governing boards is to ensure that it makes sufficiently informed and effective decisions on the use of resources and allocation of funds to improve outcomes for children and young people. The governing board also needs to ensure that public money is utilised efficiently and in the best interest of the organisation.

This course, delivered by Buckinghamshire Council’s Fraud Investigation Team will support you to ensure that you provide effective internal scrutiny and accountability for financial decisions. It will cover the importance of setting and agreeing a viable financial strategy and plan which ensures sustainability and solvency and enable you to effectively review your schools process for resource allocation.

Outcomes

  • An understanding of the budget setting and audit requirements for the organisation and the checks that must be followed
  • The principles of budget management and how these are used in the organisation
  • Enable you to ask informed questions about income, expenditure and resource allocation and alignment with the school’s strategic plan

Speakers

Avril Drummond & Katie Nagiel, Principal and Senior Fraud Investigators at Buckinghamshire Council

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