Advanced Financial Management in the Public Sector

  • Start Date

    08 Mar, 2022

  • End Date

    11 Mar, 2022

  • Price


  • WiFi

    Free wifi

Event Details

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Apply the most accurate tool for forecasting.
  • Calculate total cost, average cost, direct cost, indirect cost, personnel cost, operating cost, and capital cost.
  • Understand the concepts of present value, future value, time value of money, discount rate.
  • Determine proper indicators for monitoring.
  • Develop a complete picture of financial performance.
  • Use the optimal cash balance in cash management decision making.
  • Use the information in the statement of net assets in financial analysis.
  • Understand key elements in the statement of activities.
  • Apply the information in the statement of activities in financial analysis.
  • Determine measures to assess financial condition.
  • Identify any warning trend of a deteriorating financial condition.



Revenue Forecasting

  • Simple moving average (SMA)
  • Exponential smoothing (EXS)
  • Transformation moving average (TMA)
  • Regression against time
  • A quasi-casual forecasting model
  • Determining forecast accuracy


Resource Development Analysis

  • Defining the issue: revenue shortage
  • Estimating revenue shortage
  • Developing revenue options
  • Assessing revenue options
  • Making decisions


Cost Estimation

  • Cost classification
  • Total cost estimation
  • Average cost estimation


Cost Comparison

  • Calculating present value
  • Calculating annualised cost


Incremental Cost Analysis

Cost-Benefit Analysis

  • Introduction to cost-benefit analysis
  • Issues in cost-benefit analysis


Financial Performance Monitoring

  • Determining monitoring indicators
  • Detecting unacceptable performance
  • Understanding the causes and taking action


Cash Management

  • Creating a cash budget
  • Determining the optimal cash balance


Financial Reporting and Analysis: The Statement of Net Assets

  • What information is in the statement of net assets?
  • The accounting process
  • Principles that govern accounting practices


Financial Reporting and Analysis: The Statement of Activities

  • What information is in the statement of activities?
  • Accounting bases


Financial Reporting and Analysis: Fund-Level Statements

  • Governmental funds
  • Proprietary funds
  • Fiduciary funds


Financial Condition Analysis (FCA)

  • What is financial condition analysis?
  • Determining measures in FCA
  • Identifying any warning trend of deteriorating financial condition
  • Specifying the relationship
  • Explaining the relationship
  • FCA report writing



Financial and budget personnel in governments and anyone who is interested in governmental finance.



The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.



1ST BATCH: 8th – 11th Feb, 2022               

2ND BATCH: 21st – 24th June, 2022

3RD BATCH: 18th – 21st Oct, 2022

Other Dates

Start Date End Date
21 Jun, 2022 24 Jun, 2022
Start Date End Date
18 Oct, 2022 21 Oct, 2022
Start Date End Date
08 Mar, 2022 11 Mar, 2022
  • Venue

    Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba Lagos.

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