Training at OCVA: Don’t Panic: An Introduction to Budgeting

Come along and join our essential session! Make your 2018 budget realistic and resilient.

Overview: Whether you are a new organisation, have recently grown, changed committee members or are in the process of deal with chance, this practical session will help you understand and improve your budgeting process. The session aims to build your understanding of the importance of budgeting, build the confidence and ability to create a budget and leave the workshop having started the work to ensure a sound budget for the coming financial year.

Delegates are encouraged to bring along their current budget and/or financial information to work on, however a model organisation will also be used as an example.

Trainer Profile: Rachel Eden has trained staff, volunteers and partners since 2007. As a qualified management accountant, former chair of a school finance committee and a small business owner, she combines theoretical understanding with practical insight. Rachel aims to ensure that participants experience a real improvement in performance as a result of working with her as well as finding training stimulating and interesting.

What will I learn?
By the end of this session you will:
· Understand the basis on which budgets may be built
· Understand how to identify fixed and variable costs
· Be able to create a flexible budget
· Consider the impact of uncertainty, risk and contingencies
· Be able to explain the budget to key stakeholders

Benefits to you
You will leave the session with some practical tools to ensure you have the ability and confidence to build your budget this year.

Who should attend?
This will be useful to trustees, including chairs and treasurers as well as Chief Executives as the session highlights the key role in setting – and benefitting from a sound budget.

Date: Thursday 10th January 2018

Time: 9.45am arrival for tea, coffee and networking for a 10am start. The workshop will finish by 1pm.

Cost: £70 per person for OCVA Members £80 per person from a charitable organisation who are not OCVA members £95 per person from a non-charitable organisation

Venue: OCVA Oxford Office Furniture Training Suite Floyd’s Row St Aldates Oxford OX1 1SS

To book: http://bit.ly/bUdg3t1inG