Achieving More With Less: VFM, procurement and the Schools Financial Standard(Finance2013)

Provider: Chalk Face (School CPD) Ltd
£245.00 + VAT per person for 1 or 2 delegates from the same school
£180.00 + VAT per person for 3 or 4 delegates from the same school
£155.00 + VAT per person for 5 or more delegates from the same school
Accreditation opportunities: n/a

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Description A course for School Business Managers, Bursars, Head Teachers, Depuy and Assistant Heads, and School Governors alike. This thorough and entertaining one-day course aims to instil confidence and increase competence. It is especially designed with new and less experienced school leaders in mind, although everyone is welcome. Our goal: to you to promote the prudent, efficient, ethical and imaginative stewardship of public funds for the benefit of all pupils.
Duration 1 day

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Categories Primary, Secondary, Leadership and Management, Early Years/Foundation, KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4, Management, Support Staff, Assistant Headteacher, Deputy Headteacher, Headteacher, Business Manager, Administration Staff, Administration, Finance, Change Management, Business Management, Organisational Improvement, Out of school, Governor
Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students

An understanding of first principles with regard to:

1) value for money

2) procurement

3) the Schools Financial Standard

4) fraud prevention and detection

Evidence underpinning this approach

Ofsted literature; academic research; school business manager, bursar, headteacher and school governor experience.

How users/participants can evaluate success

Opportunity to revise school policies and procedures, then put new processes in place in school soon after the course.

Follow-up activities and support

Opportunity to join the School CPD virtual School Governance network: a forus for exchanging tips and resources.


Arrive 8.30am onwards

9.15am start

session 1


session 2


session 3


session 4

End: 4pm

This course does not have any pre-booked dates available. Please contact the provider directly to arrange this training.