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Over the course of the workshop, you will briefly refresh your understanding of the MOD annual budgeting cycle, the roles of finance staff in the process and the MOD’s planning budgeting and forecasting system. The workshop then focuses on re-profiling cost lines, identifying and costing potential risks, rebalancing and reprogramming and producing options to return to a position of affordability. The course assumes a level of prior knowledge of the MOD’s finance function.
By the end of the course you will be able to:
- re-profile cost lines
- identify and cost any anticipated risks to a financial plan
- undertake appropriate internal rebalancing and reprogramming action
- produce outline options, to return to a position of affordability
The course will help you to refine the skills required to plan effectively within the MOD's annual budget cycle.
The completion of the DLE’s “Finance Skills Certificate Foundation” is a pre-requisite for the Effective Finance Planning course.
This course is suitable for the following type(s) of applicant.