Finance is the study of how people allocate their assets over time under conditions of certainty and uncertainty.
Banking can be defined as the business activity of accepting and safeguarding money owned by other individuals and entities, and then lending out this money in order to earn a profit.
Course Title: Participatory Budgeting and Expenditure Tracking
Venue: Nairobi, KENYA
Learning Duration: 1 week
Starting: 4 Dec 2017 Ending: 8 Dec 2017
Fees: 1150 USD
Payment Details: to cover tuition and training materials only.
It is recognised that the national budget is the government's most important economic policy instrument, and as such it can be a powerful tool in transforming the lives and meeting the basic needs of society's poorest citizens. As such, pre-budget and post-budget workshops are conducted by organizations leading such initiatives to familiarise citizens with the budget process, analyse the adequacy of sector allocations and to hold governments accountable for their actions through budget tracking.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Officials of: Governments (MDAs and LDAs), CSOs, Members of Parliament.
HOW PARTICIPANTS WILL BENEFIT
At the end of the course participants will be able to:
Explain social accountability and determine key success factors and challenges;
Familiarize with citizen report card and community score card;
Explain fiscal transparency;
Conduct budget analysis;
Describe steps on expenditure tracking.
Social accountability - key success factors and challenges;