Financial Management

Thursday 3 October 2019 10.00am - 5.00pm

This course will demystify accounting procedures and jargon, giving you the understanding needed to use your company's financial systems for planning and reporting.

By the end of the training course participants will be able to:

  • Read the financial statements of their organisation with more confidence
  • Use accounting information as part of the forward planning process
  • Compile budgets covering projects and allocation of core costs
  • Put together a cashflow forecast
  • Compile management accounts to report to their board and funders comparing actual results with the budgets

‘Clear answers given to all my most pressing questions.’ Sian Williams, Boiling Kettle Theatre Company

Target Audience

This course is aimed at people who are new to running the company's finances or already have financial responsibilities and wish to expand their knowledge and skill base. ITC also run Finance Explained; recommended for those who are not in a first-hand financial role but want to understand financial processes and reporting.


The course will be based around a number of practical exercises and discussion designed to be adaptable to the practical, everyday needs of individual participants. Course notes and reference material are provided.


Maureen McCulloch is a senior lecturer in accounting at Oxford Brookes University. She is a qualified accountant specialising in the not-for-profit sector, particularly theatre. She has been the Finance Director of The Reading Agency, Malvern Theatres and the Swan Theatre in Worcester. She has been a freelance trainer in the arts for twenty years.


£135+VAT (£162) for ITC members and £195+VAT (£234) for non-members. Early Bird rates available three weeks in advance.
This course is part of our GM/Admin Package, click here for more information


The Albany, Douglas Way, London, SE8 4AG

For more information or to discuss access needs, please call (0207 403 1727) or email us

Bookings are registered on receipt of the course fee. As there is are limited places on our courses places are allocated on a first come, first served basis. Outstanding payments may be cancelled in order for others to book and attend. Please find our full booking terms and conditions, including the cancellation policy here.