Finance is the study of how people allocate their assets over time under conditions of certainty and uncertainty.
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Course Title: Innovations in Public Expenditure Management
Venue: Mbabane, SWAZILAND
Learning Duration: 2 Weeks
Starting: 22 Oct 2018 Ending: 2 Nov 2018
Fees: 1500 USD
Payment Details: To cover tuition and training materials only.
COURSE OVERVIEW This course is about innovative ideas in the management of the resources available in our countries. It is intended to help build capacity in creatively applying the scarce resources to meet the increasing needs of the people for economic growth and development. The thinking behind this programme is that Africa faces enormous challenges in addressing poverty in the face of dwindling resources and therefore needs to be innovative in applying the resources available. It will be devoted to analysing case studies and best practices available that show how others have innovatively applied scarce resources to address their problems.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Finance officers, accountants, economists and administrators in the public sector.
HOW PARTICIPANTS WILL BENEFIT At the end of the course participants will be able to: • Apply some of the innovative methods available in managing and controlling public expenditure; • Learn from case studies on innovative ways of managing expenditure in the public sector; • Gain exposure to best practices in public expenditure management.
TOPICS INCLUDE • Innovations in financing public sector projects; • Public expenditure management reforms in Africa; • Case studies on innovations in Public Expenditure Management (PEM) in Africa; • Participatory approaches to budgeting. • Activity based costing and cost management; • Fiscal devolution; • Performance based budgeting; • The role of ICT in PEM