Institute for Capacity Development (ICD) Course on Public Budgeting and Fiscal Management, Namibia

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Institute for Capacity Development (ICD) Course on Public Budgeting and Fiscal Management, Namibia

Date: 
Monday, June 17, 2013 - 21:00 to Friday, June 28, 2013 - 21:00

Course Objectives

On completion of the course, participants should be able to:

 Identify major government policies and funding options

 Explain the underlying fundamental principles of public finance affecting public budgeting

 Understand how the budgetary process works including the effects of the politics of the budgetary process on budget outcomes

 Understand the importance of accounting and financial reporting for the budgetary process

 Analyze and evaluate revenue sources on appropriate evaluative criteria

 Construct budgets utilizing alternative budgeting 

 Utilize budget analysis techniques to evaluate budget trends

 Perform revenue, expenditure and budget forecasting

 Apply public sector financial management in fiscal resources control and management

 

Target Group

 Senior Finance Officers

 Financial Administrators

 Financial Policy Analysts

 Government Accountants

 Economists

 Statisticians

 Economic Analysts and policy planners

 Senior Managers in Government

 Development Officers

 

Course Outline

 General management principles and practises

 Understanding the role of public financing 

 Understanding Public Policy Process

 Rationale for policy analysis

 Government economic policy formulation

 Policy Objectives and public service delivery

 Overview of fiscal budgeting 

 Budgeting in public policy and management

 Fiscal budgeting and the economy

 Principles of public finance economics

 The budgeting process 

 Budgeting methods and practises

 Revenue forecasting

 

 

Dates: 17th – 28th June 2013

Duration: 2 weeks

Course Costs: US$2950

Venue: Windhoek, Namibia