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Basic Maths and Statistics – an easy introduction

If you need basic maths and statistics for your current or future job role, this is the course for you. The course is ideal for anyone who has to undertake some basic maths and statistics in their job role. For example, working out percentages is a key skill for analysing information. This is often needed when producing management reports. Actions such as comparing budgets year on year, or calculating key performance indicators (KPIs), all need basic maths. It covers areas such as working out a percentage on your calculator; converting a fraction to a percentage; and calculating different averages.  It includes ideas for presenting statistical information in the form of graphs and charts for presentations. In addition to the online course, we have an easy to read book which also covers these areas plus other topics such as project appraisal.

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Budgeting for the Public and Non-Profit Sectors

Budgeting for Public and Non-Profit Sectors is a comprehensive online course delivered by experts, and will provide an excellent opportunity to develop and improve skills and knowledge in this area. On completion of this course, participants can obtain Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours/points along with a CPD certificate. We will explain terminology, and set out best practice processes and procedures, and provide ideas to manage more difficult budgets which can be shared with clients. The course will explain the importance of variance analysis in monitoring budgets and how to make the variances meaningful as a management tool. Other basic techniques such as commitment accounting, projecting outturns and budget drivers will also be covered. In order to effectively manage budgets, budget holders will need accurate and complete financial management information, and we give examples of the types of report that are most helpful. Budgeting for Public and Non-Profit Sectors is an essential tool for managers and staff working in these sectors. Everyone responsible for public funds needs to undertake this course.