The role of financial officers continues to evolve in step with a heightened focus on internal control, accountability, risk management and the demonstration of results. This online self-paced course explores the purpose and function of departmental financial management systems and their links with materiel management, program and other central systems. Participants will gain a basic understanding of financial management systems, their connection to central systems, and the importance of using reliable financial and non-financial information and controls.
- discerning the purpose and use of financial management systems
- exploring government policies on financial management
- using effective controls and assuring reliability through financial information
- tracing the relationship between financial management systems and central government systems