This comprehensive training course focuses on the conceptual framework of GFS as presented in the IMF's Government Finance Statistics Manual, as well as on the practical aspects of data compilation. The course will also look at basic concepts, accounting principles, accounting rules (including accrual accounting), valuation, classification, debt, balance sheets, and the sources and methods used for compiling the statistics. It also deals with reporting data to the IMF. Central to the course is a series of case studies.
What Is The Training Course Methodology?
ACAD Corp’s methodology depends on enabling participants to interact and exchange experiences, explore their competencies and achieve their career aspirations, using forward-thinking training arts, such as Theoretical Lectures, Workshops, Open discussion to exchange opinions and experiences, Scenarios, innovative thinking brainstorming and teamwork, Role-play and simulation, and Audiovisual tools and materials. Participants will receive an agenda including training material as a reference, in addition to some extra notes and booklets. Training material will be presented in English and Arabic.
Who Should Attend This Training Course?
The training course is designed for Employees of financial departments and heads of departments in the budget, accounts and technical competent departments of planning and statistics.
What Are The Training Course Objectives?
Understand the government's financial system
Secure information in accordance with the classification of the International Monetary Fund
Deepen the knowledge in how to apply it on the public finances of governments in countries that applied in this category
How to shift from the traditional governmental financial system into the Modern International Monetary Fund,
Improve the government's financial system by securing data and information
Acquire new methods of storage and handling
What Is The Training Course Curriculum?
Basic concepts about state budget and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Introduction of the general budget of the state
General budget of the government structure
Application Needs for an Integrated Government Financial System
Steps necessary for each country to shift from the traditional to financial system, according to the IMF classification, includes several phases:
Identify the starting point
Different Accounting Basis in Government Accounts, in accordance with Classifications of IMF
Cash Basis (Pros and Cons)
Average cash basis (Pros and Cons)
Trade-off between the reliance on cash basis or accrual basis
Criteria that are taken into consideration when taking mainly cash and accrual
Accounting Treatment and Analytical Framework
Accounting Treatments for some of the Government Budget on an Accrual basis
Interest on the documents
Consumption of fixed capital
Analytical framework to data from the government budget
Balance the budget
Classification and Tabulation of the State Budget to the General Revenue
Part I: Taxes
Part II: Grants
Part III: Other income
Part IV: Proceeds lending and sales of financial assets
Part V: Borrowing and the issuance of securities other than the name
Part VI: Purchase of non-financial assets or investments
Part VII: acquisition of the domestic and foreign financial assets
Part VIII: repayment of local and foreign loans
Correlations in Government's Financial System, according to the IMF and the National Economy for Calculations
National Economic Accounts (Frame and Concepts)
Correlations between the government's financial system and the system of national economic accounts
Workshops on how to apply the classification of government finances and the tab according to the classification of IMF
Prepare a simulation of how to implement the government's financial system, according to the IMF classification models