Finance e-learning

Want to help your budget holders be more effective? Need to boost financial awareness in your council?  Wise, money conscious councils train their budget holders to be financially competent and self sufficient.

What it does

Why it’s great

Two comprehensive, engaging e-learning courses:

1.  A Year in the Life of the Budget Manager – learn about the role of the budget manager, how budgets are set, best practice budget management and preparing for year-end.

This course features 5 modules, plus a separate quiz, and is over 3 hours long in total.

2.  Local Government Finance Explained – learn where a council gets its money from, how it agrees a budget and how it monitors spending.

This course features 1 hour of content.

Finance Skills e-learning for Local Government is perfect for

  • Training lots of people quickly
  • Making your training budgets work harder
  • Ensuring your learners get the same messages, as often as they need
  • Supporting new budget holders with immediate training – no waiting for the next classroom session

We’ve created this service in conjunction with LG Futures, the well respected specialists in local government finance.


Who its’ for

Budget holders and those responsible for administering budgets in public sector organisations


How much it costs

Prices start from £3,000 per council.

See the table below or view our Learning Pool Finance flyer


“The Learning Pool Finance e-learning is ideal for the intended target audience and will allow local authorities to quickly upskill their budget managers on the importance of managing finance.” Mervyn Patterson, Trafford Council


*New for 2013 – Materials have been fully revised and re-worked to take into account the significant changes on the Local Government Finance Act 2012



No. of learners**

Price per council*

Price per person

up to 100 please contact us please contact us
101 to 200 £3,000 £15
201 to 400 £4,000 £10
401 to 1,000 £6,000 £6
over 1,000 ask us ask us

*This is a minimum two year subscription.  Prices quoted are for one year

** This refers to the number of staff accessing the e-learning, rather than the total number of employees.


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