FMS User Bundles – Discounted Training for Finance Officers


The ICT Service MIS Team provides SIMS training courses specifically for new school administrators and these are now available in a variety of attractively-priced session bundle options.

MIS Consultancy & Training


The ICT Service MIS Team provides FMS training courses specifically for new school finance staff and these are now available in a variety of attractively-priced bundle options below.

We recommend that all new school finance staff complete at least the ‘FMS New User’ full course, but the options outlined below allow for a choice of complementary courses to be purchased at the same time at a discounted bundle price.

A distinct benefit of many of our workshops is that delegates work on their school’s live data. This allows delegates to complete a useful piece of work as one of the course outcomes.

All workshops comply with correct and current processes and procedures required by FMS, DfE and the local authority county finance team.

Each Session Bundle Option also includes a delegate place to attend the regular FMS Roadshow (usual price £35 per delegate per roadshow). Held in the spring term, our FMS Roadshow provides an ideal time and place to get much needed peer support and for updates / developments to be shared with you by our experienced consultant trainers.

FMS Basic Bundle

See Price List – SAVE 7% per delegate


This bundle comprises four half-day workshops and the FMS Roadshow; each session is designed to take the new user through the monthly processes required to be carried out by the school and the county finance team, adhering to the financial regulations for schools.


FMS New User Course – Four half-day workshops taking place each term
  • Session 1: Accounts Payable, Purchase Orders, Invoicing, Cheque Processing / Barclays 3-Day Payments (for those schools using BACS or schools looking to move to BACS).
  • Session 2: Handling Income including Cashbook, Non-invoiced income.
  • Session 3: Preparing systems for Period End and exporting reports into the County BCR or the Academy month end reporting requirements.
  • Session 4: Budget Adjustments Profiles and CFR Mapping.
FMS Roadshow – typical two-hour roadshow taking place in the spring term.

 

Basic PLUS

See Price List – SAVE 7.5% per delegate


This bundle comprises the content of the FMS Basic Bundle, two half-day workshops and the FMS Roadshow; each session is designed to take the new user through the full financial year processes required to be carried out by the school and the county finance team, adhering to the financial regulations for schools.


FMS New User Course – Four half-day workshops as outlined in the FMS Basic Bundle.
FMS Year End and Structure Management – a half-day workshop to prepare systems for Financial Year End. Editing Structure.
FMS Budget Input and Managing Commitment – a half-day workshop tackling Budget Input into FMS from the County Budget Toolkit Structure, changes and setup.
FMS Roadshow – typical two-hour roadshow taking place in the spring term.

 

Full Cycle

See Price List – SAVE 10% per delegate


This bundle comprises the content of the FMS Basic PLUS Bundle, the Streamlining the Link Between Agora & FMS Workshop AND YOUR CHOICE of THREE Additional Courses as listed in ‘Your Options a Glance’.


FMS New User Course – Four half-day workshops as outlined in the FMS Basic Bundle.
FMS Year End and Structure Management – a half-day workshop to prepare systems for Financial Year End. Editing Structure.
FMS Budget Input and Managing Commitment – a half-day workshop tackling Budget Input into FMS from the County Budget Toolkit Structure, changes and setup.
Streamlining the Link Between Agora & FMS Workshop.
FMS Roadshow – typical two-hour roadshow taking place in the spring term.
AND THREE Additional courses of your choice.

 

From Basics to Advanced

See Price List – SAVE 12.5% per delegate


This bundle comprises the content of the FMS Full Cycle Bundle AND YOUR CHOICE of SIX Additional Courses as listed in ‘Your Options at a Glance’.


FMS New User Course – Four half-day workshops as outlined in the FMS Basic Bundle.
FMS Year End and Structure Management – a half-day workshop to prepare systems for Financial Year End. Editing Structure.
FMS Budget Input and Managing Commitment – a half-day workshop tackling Budget Input into FMS from the County Budget Toolkit Structure, changes and setup.
Paperless Finance Office PLUS 3-Day Payments Set-Up Workshop.
Streamlining the Link Between Agora & FMS Workshop.
FMS Roadshow – typical two-hour roadshow taking place in the spring term.

AND SIX Additional courses of your choice.

FMS User Bundles Your options at a glance

Bundle Options

FMS
Basic
Bundle

FMS
Basic Plus
Bundle

FMS
Full Cycle
Bundle
+3

FMS
From
Basics to
Advanced
Bundle
+6

Bundle Discount

Course Titles

SAVE 7%
per
delegate
SAVE 7.5%
per
delegate
SAVE 10%
per
delegate
SAVE 12.5%
per
delegate
FMS New User Course
FMS Year End and Structure Management
FMS Budget Input and Managing Commitment
Streamlining Finance Office Efficiency
Streamlining the Link Between Agora & FMS Choose Choose
FMS Equipment Register – Asset Management Choose Choose
SIMS for Finance Officers *Choose *Choose
Accounts Receivable / Invoiced Income Choose Choose
Overview Attendance and Dinner Money with Online Payments Choose Choose
Personnel and SCR (Single Central Record) Choose Choose
Personnel Overview and Working Toward SWFC *Choose *Choose
FMS Full Refresher Choose Choose
FMS Roadshow
We have placed ‘* choose’ next to courses we would
recommend you include in your bundle.

Buy now, book throughout the year as course dates
and times are released on www.theictservice.org.uk

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