Finance Training

We are delighted to be able to offer a wide selection of school finance training courses, designed to address current issues and developments in schools' and academy’s finance. There are courses for school finance staff at all levels, Headteachers / Senior Leaders and Governors.

Each course is presented by our highly trained Finance Consultants at venues around the county, using current finance tools developed specifically for schools and academies. We are confident that there is something for everyone.

Full course details can be found in our 2018/19 Training Brochure and on the EES CPD Portal

For quick reference of dates, times and venues please see the Training Schedule 18/19

NB: Accounting for Academies and Year End Procedures - Our very popular new course for 2017/18 will be repeated. This course is designed as an invaluable introduction for finance staff from academies and schools that may be converting to academy status to better understand their year-end accounts and financial statements; also included is the basics of double entry accounting. 

Following customer demand, we are continuing with our most popular recent new courses:

  • Effective Finance Reporting
  • Internal Controls for Schools and Academies
  • Finance Administration
  • Accounting for Academies and Year-end
  • Basic Accounting for Schools
  • Cashflow - monitoring and reporting

We have also extended our Headteacher / Senior Leader modular trainingfrom 5 to 6 modules to allow time for more practical examples. 

Further new courses may become available during the year which will be detailed on this page and advertised in EES for Schools section of the Education Essex Newsletter.

Our Financial Information Networking Sessions are detailed on our FINS page.

If you would like in-house training tailored to your specific requirements, or would like assistance choosing the appropriate courses for your needs, please complete theContact Us form or telephone Katy Walkden, our training co-ordinator via the helpdesk on 033301 39832.

To book your place on a course visit the EES CPD Portal.

"Over the last year I've learnt a lot about budget setting & basic financial understanding"  Headteacher Modular Training

"This was the best course out of the dozen or so I have done as a Governor"  Finance Budgets and Budget Monitoring for Governors

"Really liked that the course  was productive in completing our own 5 yr plan. Really thought it was a good idea to be able to part complete our live spreadsheet and take it away. Good format."Forward Financial Planning



Tailored Consultancy

In addition to the programmes listed above, we also provide high quality, flexible adviser support tailored to the individual needs of your school. Please email us for further information or to discuss your school or network's needs.
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