Public Sector Financial Management Practice focuses on how public sector entities of various kinds make the best use of the vast resources entrusted to them in creating public value. Public sector accounting is a core body of knowledge supporting financial management. The purpose of this course is to provide you the with public sector financial management skills necessary to function in public sector environments of low to medium complexity and low uncertainty. Topics addressed include governance and decision-making processes, government budgeting and planning, government financial reporting, financial analysis of government and not-for-profit programs, and public sector auditing. Prerequisites: All core/entry and specialist/technical courses must have been completed before taking this course. Ethics and Workplace Skills should have been completed, but may be taken concurrently.