Introduction to Managing UCL Finances
Professional Development Programme

Participants: This course is for staff with leadership or management responsibility, or if you anticipate taking on management responsibility within the coming year.

Pre-requisites: None

Overview: This half-day module will help you to manage your team's, group's, or department's finances.

Anticipated learning outcomes:
This session will enable you to:

  • understand how UCL finances work
  • monitor your own budgets and complete a forecast
  • have an overview and introduction to the new chart of accounts

You may want to supplement this module with Project Management training.

This workshop supports your development in line with the UCL Core Behaviours Framework.

Preparation: You may wish to visit the UCL Finance & Business Affairs website.

Related resources: Desktop Learning topics:

Facilitator: Nicola Arnold, UCL Director of Financial Control & Analysis About the facilitator...

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Date, time and venue: Half day workshop

09 November 2015 0930 - 1230 7.07/7.07A Maple House
17 March 2016 0930 - 1230 Room 603, Bidborough House
26 May 2016 1330 - 1630 To Be Confirmed


  • Free for all staff on the UCL payroll 
  • £80 for UCL Affiliated / Higher Education Institutions / Charities 
  • £200 for externals

How to book: Booking Form

OD Course Contact: Patrick Sampson

Cancellation: Please note that there has been a change to the cancellation policy. The course cancellation and no show fee is £100 starting from the 2015/16 academic year. This charge is applicable to Organisational Development Courses and supersedes all other information regarding this policy elsewhere on the UCL website and training booking system. Additional charges may be incurred on some courses. Read more about cancellation >>.