Decision Support - DS

Business Skills College
2 Days
Multiple locations

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About this course

The F2F version of this course has been suspended due to COVID-19 restrictions.  An online version has now been established.  Please see DS-V for further details and dates.

This course will provide you with an overview of how departmental costs are controlled and the importance of compliance with legislation, policies and working within delegated authority.  

This is a stand-alone course that  is part of the Defence Academy Business Skills College Financial Course Portfolio. 

What you will learn

This course will give you the required knowledge to provide advice on common financial matters; scrutinising expenditure and income proposals and an understanding of assurance and the Department’s Performance Management processes thus promoting good financial management practice.  In addition, it will also help you to understand the high level Annual Budget Cycle (ABC) and In Year Management (IYM) processes.

How will this course help my career?

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Before you attend

Financial Skills Certificate - Foundation v1.10 must be completed and is hosted on the DLE

Can I attend this course?

This course is suitable for the following type(s) of applicant.
  • Military
  • MOD Civil Servants
  • Partners Across Government (PAG)
This course is aimed at MOD Civil Servant financiers. 

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