Certificate: Municipal Financial Management

  • Cooperative governance and stakeholder relations
  • Municipal legislative environment and policy
  • Municipal Strategic planning and implementation
  • Managing Risk in a municipal Context Municipal Budgeting and Implementation
  • Municipal Financial reporting and performance Management
  • Management of Municipal assets and Liabilities
  • Cost management and capital planning
  • Municipal Supply chain management

Occupational Competencies

The qualification serves to provide the opportunity for new and existing public sector employees to gain financial management competencies. In this light it serves to allow access to management positions for groupings previously excluded from such positions. Through providing financial management competencies South Africa’s democracy can be strengthened, through strengthening the ability of local government to deliver. Delivery of services, and most importantly of basic services will contribute to the social and economic development of the country. As individuals’ competencies improve, the quality as well as the effectiveness and efficiency of local government will improve. Managers with competencies in financial management will assure that all processes of budgeting, financial management, internal control, auditing and reporting meet the conditions of relevant legislation and in this way are accountable to the public.