LGSETA Certificate: Municipal Finance Management Programme (MFMP) (SAQA ID 48965)
Brief Description
The Municipal Finance Management Programme provides you with a full scope and understanding of the selected legislative regulatory framework that governs the public sector management and administration environment, enabling you to interpret South African legislation and policies that specifically affect municipal finance management. The programme is presented in support of all requirements of the National Treasury regulations (as stipulated in the Government Gazette) on the minimum competency levels for municipal officials. You will become familiar with aspects of strategic management, budgeting, implementation and performance management, municipal accounting and risk management, cost and capital planning, supply chain management and project management.
Learning Outcomes
The specific outcomes of this programme are linked to the following Unit Standards:
116361: Interpret South African legislation and policy affecting municipal financial management
116344: Apply the Intergovernmental Fiscal Act to municipal management
116348: Conduct stakeholder consultation around municipal finance programmes
116343: Apply the principles of ethics in a municipal environment 116345: Apply the principles of budgeting within a municipality
116364: Plan a municipal budgeting and reporting cycle
116363: Prepare and analyse municipal financial reports
116358: Contribute to the strategic planning process in a South African municipality
116347: Contribute to capital planning and financing
116340: Apply costing principles to municipal operational and service-based costing
119341: Apply cost management information systems in the preparation of management reports
116360: Manage information technology resources in a municipal finance environment
119352: Apply principles of information systems to public finance and administration
116346: Apply techniques and South African statutes to cash and investment management in a municipality environment
116362: Manage a municipality's assets and liabilities
116339: Apply risk management in South African municipalities
116357: Design of internal control and internal control evaluations framework in a municipal environment
116351: Conduct audit planning and implementation in a South African municipality
116342: Apply approaches to managing municipal income and expenditure within a multiyear framework
116353: Participate in the design and implementation of municipal supply chain management
119353: Plan and implement public and private partnerships for municipal service delivery
Course Content
The programme consist of six learning programmes:
Learning Programme 1: Strategic Management, Budgeting Implementation and Performance Management
Learning Programme 2: Municipal Accounting and Risk Management
Learning Programme 3: Governance and Legislation
Learning Programme 4: Cost and Capital Planning
Learning Programme 5: Municipal IT Support and Project Management
Learning Programme 6: Supply Chain Management and Public Private Partnerships
Entry Requirements
Prospective delegates should at least have a National Senior Certificate (Grade 12) and/or relevant work experience.
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Catalogue and Category:
Public Administration and Management
Who Should attend:
This programme is ideal for you if you are currently appointed as an intern in a municipality or other Local Government institution.
Delivery Mode:
Contact Sessions
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