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|Description||School governors and leaders are under increasing pressures to make sure they direct the school’s resources to activities that deliver maximum educational outcomes and best value for money. In times of budget restraints and sometimes income reduction, this becomes more challenging and governors need to scrutinise budget allocations more critically. A cost centre management approach to the organisation of finances facilitates easy interrogation of financial information and assists in informing appropriate decisions going forward|
|Categories||Primary, Secondary, Higher, Leadership and Management, Early Years/Foundation, Further education, 14-19, KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4, Management, Management, Business Manager, Business Management, Out of school, Governor|
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This course is suitable for governors, education leaders and school business managers who may want to consider managing their school’s finances with different cost centres. For example, they may want to examine the school’s finances separately for nursery, primary, after-school, SEND and pupil premium spending in a primary school or key stage 3, key stage 4, 6th form, SEND, pupil premium, after-school activities, certain GCSE options in a secondary school. The aims of the course include making delegates aware of cost centre management techniques and how they can be used in a school setting to inform decision-making, particularly around budget allocations and to provide quick tips, techniques and templates to facilitate easy application on return to the workplace
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This course is run by Larraine Cooper who works with senior and middle management to develop a range of business performance management and costing skills to support the delivery of quality services over a medium-term timeframe. She has worked with HE institutions, FE colleges, schools and local authorities. She works with schools through the NAHT financial courses and on a 1:1 consultancy basis, focusing entirely on finance and business aspects of school management serving educational outcomes by resourcing School Development Plan priorities.
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