improving financial strategy, forecasting and decision making


These workshop events considered the challenges and tools available in relation to the processes of financial strategy development, budget management and decision making around capital investment and operational delivery models. Sessions included:

  • Introduction and context
  • Key points in developing a financial strategy
  • Advanced financial and service planning ideas
  • Latest developments affecting financial planning
  • Improving commercial awareness
  • Budget monitoring approaches
  • Effective business partnering.

As the series started before but finished after the Spending Round 2013 announcements on June 26th 2013, we updated the slides part way through.  The version attached below is the updated version containing the SR 2013 information.

Briefing papers

Following the events we have also produced briefing papers which summarise the key messages from each of the sessions.