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  • Audience
    Principal class
    Business manager
    Teacher leader
  • Next Intake
    Term 1
  • Location
  • Duration
    2 whole-day and 3 half-day workshops
  • Mode
    Face to face
  • Fees
    DET fully subsidised

This module builds your technical capabilities in financial management and equips you with the knowledge and skills to effectively manage school finances, based on Department of Education and Training policy and best practice.

Module 5 in the Strategic Management for School Leaders suite supports the Department's commitment to the public sector values of integrity, accountability, respect, leadership, impartiality and responsiveness across the organisation.


Designed for members of the principal class, business managers and aspiring school leaders. 

Finance Matters consists of 2 whole-day and 3 half-day workshops developed by the Schools Finance and Resources Branch.

The workshops focus on specific areas of financial management and best practice, including:

  • Modules 1 and 2: Student Resource Package and Workforce Budgeting – whole-day workshop
  • Module 3: Financial Management – half-day workshop
  • Modules 4 and 5: Budget Preparation and Financial Reporting – whole-day workshop
  • Module 6: Taxation – half-day workshop
  • Module 7: Insurance – half-day workshop

By participating in this module, you will develop an understanding of:

  • financial management
  • Student Resource Package
  • workforce budgeting
  • financial reporting
  • budget preparation
  • ​taxation
  • insurance.

You will need your edugate credentials to register for the course. 

You will need your edugate credentials to register for this module. 

Michelle Suares
Course Manager
03 7022 2223

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