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Don’t Panic: An Introduction to Budgeting

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.

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

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.

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
Friday 21st September 2018

Time
1.45am arrival for tea, coffee and networking for a 2.00pm start. The workshop will finish by 5.00pm.

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

Course Venue 
OCVA, The Old Courthouse,
Floyd’s Row,
Oxford OX1 1SS

01865 251946

Access on road is via Speedwell Street (a one-way system). Please note there is no parking at OCVA.

Registration

Please note there are two steps to this process and both steps of the process will need to be completed to secure your place.

  1. Complete the Google bookings form and register your details
  2. Make payment via PayPal within two working days of registering for the course. We’re using PayPal for this event. Select ‘pay with a debit or credit card ‘ if you don’t have a PayPal account (there’s no need to sign in to PayPal).

Step 1:

Step 2:

Choose payment type:

OCVA
Members
£ 70.00
  • Pay with PayPal
Charitable Organisations*
£ 80.00
  • Pay with PayPal
Non charitable rate
£ 95.00
  • Pay with PayPal
Course details at a glance

Date: 21st September 2018
Time: 1.45pm – 5.00pm
Cost: £70 – £95

Course venue

OCVA, The Old Courthouse,
Floyd’s Row,
Oxford OX1 1SS

01865 251946

Access on road is via Speedwell Street (a one-way system). Please note there is no parking at OCVA.

Enquiries contact

When contacting us please state the name of the course your correspondence is in relation to.

Email training@ocva.org.uk or call us on 01865 251946

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