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Reminder: Financial management for schools information session

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The VRQA will hold an information session about financial management for independent schools on 12 June 2014. The session will be conducted by industry expert John Somerset.

The session will explore the factors influencing the financial viability and sustainability of independent schools including understanding industry income, expenditure and debt (including trends). Related governance practices will also be addressed including strategic planning, budgeting, financial risk assessment and monitoring.

John Somerset has 27 years of experience in chartered accounting. For 20 years he has operated a financial benchmarking survey for non-government schools in Australia and New Zealand working closely with the Association of School Business Administrators Ltd.

There is no charge to attend the information session.

For more information and to register, see the Independent Schools financial management Information session event page.