PAI run a range of courses tailored for those that handle financial procedures and Public-Sector procurement. These courses are ideal for professionals that have a background within this area and wish to improve their knowledge of these topics.

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Public and Financial Management, and Procurement

Certificate in Advanced Expenditure Management

In conjunction with DPER, Public Affairs Ireland custom-built this programme to suit the needs of the attendees. The modules involved covered many of the competencies and required skills of the members of the Department. [Info & Booking]

Public and Financial Management, and Procurement

Certificate in Public Expenditure and Financial Management

This 3-day course will provide you with knowledge to build competence in financial management. No previous training in finance is required. You will have a good understanding of financial concepts and the framework within which the financial administration of the State operates in the public sector through the Comptroller, the Appropriation Accounts and the Public Accounts Committee. [Info & Booking]

Public and Financial Management, and Procurement

Certificate in Public Procurement

Public Procurement is governed by comprehensive rules and regulations which if not following may lead to claims from disgruntled tenderers or contractors. In light of recent developments there is a growing recognition of the importance of a professional procurement function with qualified staff who are able to ensure compliance with EU and national directives and deal with emerging social and environmental issues effecting procurement. [Info & Booking]

Public and Financial Management, and Procurement

Audit Skills

Audits are essential in ensuring that internal controls and systems are fit-for-purpose and as effective as possible. This workshop-style half-day course will equip attendees with the skills needed to evaluate and report on those systems in an objective way. Done properly, auditing ensures that resources are used responsibly.[Info & Booking]

Public and Financial Management, and Procurement

Finance for Non Financial People

Without a background in accounting or finance, delving into an organisation’s accounts can be daunting. The language used, the standard practices and the processes through which things are done can seem confusing to an outsider. This workshop will help those with little or no experience in a financial position get to grips with financial documentation or reports, and accounts. [Info & Booking]

Public and Financial Management, and Procurement

Grant Management Programme; Management of State and EU Funding

Gain the foundational knowledge you need to award and monitor your grants and cooperative agreements effectively from pre-award through to project closeout.
This course is designed for employees of Government bodies that award and/or oversee grants and cooperative agreements, including grants management specialists, grants officials, project officers, governance officials and procurement professionals, will benefit from this course. [Info & Booking]