Policy And Performance Budgeting

One Week £ 1,900 | Two Week £3,500 | One Week ₦ 100,500


The introduction of Policy and Performance Budgeting has been linked to broader effort to improve expenditure control as well as public sector efficiency and performance. thus, performance budgeting can be combined with increased flexibility for managers in return for stranger accountability for the results, so as to enable them to decide how to best deliver public service.

This course will look in-depth at the mechanics of PPB, exploring concepts, tools and techniques and providing practical guidelines on PPB implementation. The course addresses the key challenges of PPB and covers the context within which integrated public budgetary reforms are developed and implemented using international case studies. Participants will gain a practical understanding of how PPB can enhance the budgetary process in their own context.

  • Overview of Policy and Performance Budgeting
  • Budgeting and the Budget Process
  • The budget preparation process and the budget calendar, budget techniques and tools
  • Linkages between policy, programmes and project; and the application of these principles to programme and performance budgeting
  • Service delivery in the public sector (performance management including an understanding of performance audit)
  • Overviews of monitoring and evaluation methods
  • Budget oversight function and the fundamentals of scrutinising the budget estimates
  • Performance Measures and the Budget
  • Public Financial Management
  • Evaluation and Performance Budgeting

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Apply strategic planning principles to the development of policy, programmes, projects and performance budgeting
  • Understand the budget process and how MTEF and PPB differ from other approaches
  • Design a PPB system suitable to your country's situation
  • Apply monitoring and evaluation methods and develop performance indicators to improve decision-making