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Effective Budgeting for Schools – How to Make the Most of Your Money

Making Sure Your School Spends Within Its Means


Sorry, this course has been discontinued

This course no longer runs as an open course, but can be run as in-house training to meet your specific needs. Call the in-house team on 020 8253 8241 for more information.

Alternatively to search through our open courses visit our find a course page.

Suitable for: Bursars and school business managers

Phases suitable for:

  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Special

Course Reference: 7956WW
This course is currently under development.

Designed to introduce middle and senior managers in primary, secondary and special schools to successful budget management, this course will concentrate on a practical approach to developing and managing budgets that are realistic and appropriate to organisational needs. Jargon free and practical, this course will not only consider the mathematical implications of budget management but also the impact that financial decisions have on the organisation and its staff.

  • The budgeting calendar – what’s required and when
  • Establishing a strong system of internal controls
  • Effective budgeting – how to set a flexible and appropriate budget linked to your school development plan
  • Dealing with common problems
  • Best value, and how to turn it into a whole school ethos
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