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Questions you should be asking - finance

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Questions you should be asking - finance

Date: 27 March 2019 05:30 pm - 07:30 pm
Course duration: 1 day
Venue: Bob Allan Conference Centre, Saracen House, 139 Saracen Street, Glasgow, G22 5AZ
Costs: Members £100.00 / Non-Members £200.00

Who’s it for and what’s it all about?

The Questions you should be asking series of courses is for both experienced and relatively new Committee/Board members who are expected to be able to constructively challenge the information in the reports and papers they receive.
For many Committee/Board members knowing what to look for in reports, understanding the meaning of what they read and knowing what questions they should be asking can be a challenge. This course aims to support Committee/Board members in their understanding of housing finance by helping them identify the critical questions they should be asking and why.

Course Content

  • The role of the Committee/Board in overseeing the financial management
  • Key areas of financial planning
  • Setting budgets and monitoring management accounts
  • Key financial terms and how they operate in practice
  • Identify the critical questions you should be asking about finance

 

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course participants will be able to

  • Speak more confidently about the key financial indicators in their Association/Co-operative
  • List a series of key questions to ask about finance and why they should ask them
  • Understand the key tools used in relation to financial planning
  • Understand the key financial terms and how they operate in practice

Trainer: Gary Dalziel