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Seminar 5: Cost Management & Financial Planning

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Location: Melbourne
Date: 16/08/2017
16 Aug 2017

In this seminar, participants will learn to assess financial sustainability in the short, medium and long term while also balancing commercial and sustainability decisions with mission focus.

The following topics will be covered:
• The avoidance of cost management mistakes
• Understanding cost reporting processes
• Understanding scenario analysis and planning for change
• Understanding cash management
• Service mix assessment
• Financial planning for extended periods

Learning Objectives:
This seminar is aimed at building skills and understanding in relation to the financial sustainability of organisations in the short, medium and long terms. It seeks to develop an understanding in participants of the risks and rewards associated with cost management and of the governance and reporting arrangements needed to support ongoing efficiency and effectiveness.

Pre- learning:
It is assumed that participants have an understanding of:
• activity based costing, and 
• costing and pricing practices and controls

NDS recommends that participants review Webinars 2 to 7 on the Costing & Pricing Learning Program Website 

Who should attend:
• CEOs
• CFOs and staff responsible for budget planning
• Volunteer board members

Event Details

Dates: 16 August 2017
Cost: $70

Contact information

For any enquiries, please contact Brian Kirk, NDS Vic L&D Manager, 03 8341 4393,