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Finance and Management Books for the Public Sector

  Finance and management books for the public and non profit sectors. View our showcase video.  These titles are all available to purchase in paperback online by visiting our “Books and eBooks” page. Kindle versions are available from Amazon, and eBook versions from Googlebooks. These books are easy to read and practical. They are ideal for managers and those working in the public and non-profit sectors. They contain exercises and self development activities to help develop finance skills. Some of the books when combined with our online assessments attract CPD certification. See our CPD courses page for more details.

Going Global with Export Worldwide

We now feature some of our finance books and courses on the export worldwide platform. This enables our landing pages to be viewed in 20 different languages such that all our customers can engage with our products. Please view our pages and feel free to find our more by contacting us.  

Making Budgets Work – Free eBook

Our free eBook is now available to view by following this link.    

Avoiding a serious financial situation

We offer free finance training advice. Whilst Northamptonshire County Council (NCC) faces a serious financial situation (BBC 6th February 2018), it should have come as no surprise given their recent financial statements. Not only were there deficits arising from operations but also the balance sheet shows liquidity issues. When current assets are less than current liabilities all officers should be concerned about how the bills will be paid. In many organisations, sometimes there is a woeful lack of financial awareness and understanding amongst senior managers, resulting in a “head in the sand” approach to budget management and control. Budget holders are often not aware of the “big picture” in respect of the financial position of their organisation, and training is often an easy target for budget cuts. The cost benefit of an investment in financial training for all staff that spend an organisation’s money is immeasurable. Council’s such as NCC should, and must ensure that managers are not only competent in the area of their business but also have financial

Winter Newsletter Now Available

Email for a copy of our Winter Newsletter. Included is “How to achieve value for money” along with “special offers”. There are substantial discounts on our books, and anyone requesting a copy of the Newsletter will be able to get a 20% discount by quoting reference “Winter2017”

Online Competency Assessments are an Ideal Tool for Recruitment

We have just launched an online course with UDEMY called Managing Budgets in the Public and Non Profit Sector.

Coaching for Managers

We are pleased to offer one to one coaching for managers in all aspects of finance, accounting, budgeting, interpretation of accounts, etc. Our role is not only to impart knowledge and skills where required but also to act as a “critical friend” to help as an objective sounding board in decision making.

Less Resources – More Control

We have just launched an online course with UDEMY called Managing Budgets in the Public and Non Profit Sector.