Public Financial Management – Dubai

In Procurement and Public Finance by Amanda Anderson

Duration: 1 week
Location: Dubai
Dates: 25 February to 1 March 2019
Tuition fees: £2,300 (exc. VAT)

About the workshop

Throughout the world the public sector is under pressure to deliver better services, often with reduced resources.  This creates a need for improved management of scarce resources, including people, assets, money and information.  This workshop will review the resource allocation mechanisms and budgetary and financial controls in public sector organisations to ensure that resources are optimally planned, monitored and controlled.  We will examine the latest developments in financial management practice and the use of technology to improve control and achieve efficiencies.  It will focus on:

  • The big picture, managing financial resources
  • Budget formation and control
  • Using financial management as part of the achievement of the organisation’s overall strategy
  • The linkages between finance, HR, information and asset management strategies
  • Successfully applying technology.


What the will workshop cover

  • The elements of good practice public financial management
  • Medium Term Expenditure Frameworks (MTEF)
  • Implementing effective budget management
  • Reporting requirements
  • A brief introduction to the requirements of International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS)
  • Understanding treasury management and the critical importance of cash.


How participants will benefit
It will enable you to:

  • Implement stable planning and budgeting frameworks
  • Understand and fulfil the role of the manager and the accountant in financial management
  • Support Management Boards and the political/managerial process more effectively
  • Appreciate the corporate governance implications of improved resource management
  • Link the role of budgeting to risk management, performance management and resource allocation
  • Understand the principles, challenges and benefits of International Accounting Standards.