The Essentials of Effective Financial Leadership

Suitable for: Headteacher, Deputy Headteacher, Assistant Headteacher, Aspiring Headteachers, Aspiring Leaders

Course code Keystages Presented by
MAN102 Foundation; KS1; KS2
  • Charlotte Emmott (Primary School Adviser)
  • Emma Nicholson (School Finance)
  • Roger Livesey (Area North Manager)

**Delegates are requested to bring a copy of their budget, funding statement and internal financial regulations.

- For headteachers /deputy headteachers/ assistant headteachers to gain an understanding of the funding arrangements for schools and academies.
- For headteachers /deputy headteachers/assistant headteachers to develop skills in effective financial management and leadership in schools and academies.
- For headteachers /deputy headteachers/assistant headteachers to understand the process and expectations of the Schools Financial Value Standard.
- An opportunity to network with colleagues and learn from other real-life scenarios.

Course objectives
Delegates will:
- understand how schools are funded within the national funding framework;
- understand the principles of budget setting and planning, including the link to school development plans;
- understand the means of budget monitoring and financial control;
- clarify roles and responsibilities for financial management including those of the Local Authority (LA), Governing Board, Headteachers and other school staff;
- understand 'procurement' and consider ways in which schools can develop procurement skills;
- self-evaluate the school's financial management and leadership; and
- consider how to evidence and evaluate the impact of Pupil Premium Grant.

Select a date
Please indicate which school/establishment/address the course charge should be billed to. If you are LTA staff, please indicate this in the Billing Address field, and use LA1 4XQ in the Billing Postcode field.
I agree to the terms and conditions