Online course

Finance fundamentals: Playing your part in sustainability and success

September 1, 2018 to November 30, 2018

Sound financial oversight, processes and procedures are essential to the sustainability and success of any non-profit housing organization, particularly in the face of heightened expectations and requirements from funders and governments.

Regardless of role or title, all staff have a part to play in ensuring and supporting financial responsibility and success.

This course provides a practical overview of the fundamentals of financial oversight and management, enabling learners to be an active part of their organization’s financial success.

Course participants will develop and deepen their understanding of:

  • the core principles of good financial management and oversight
  • what policies, procedures and bylaws to have in place
  • appropriate roles and responsibilities for staff, management and the board
  • how to set and monitor a budget
  • fundamental internal controls and how to implement them
  • how to prepare for and support the annual financial audit
  • financial indicators and how to interpret them
  • end of operating agreements and its impact on finances
  • understanding and managing financial risk
  • key considerations for meeting accountability, legislative and Canada Revenue Agency requirements

Learners will have access to the web-based course and moderator for three months.

Course content will be delivered through a combination of presentations, reading materials, case studies and video segments.

Apply and test what you’ve learned through hands-on exercises and quizzes, and walk away with a certificate and digital badge after successfully completing the course.

Questions?

Contact education@onpha.org.

Registration

Registration fees

  • Housing members: $250+HST
  • Service manager partners: $300+HST
  • Full rate: $350+HST

How to register

Click the button below to register online.

Additional resources

This course is a part of ONPHA's Financial Resources Suite, which also includes our 2018 Financial Policies and Procedures Handbook, and a selection of infoON instructional overviews.

Click here to explore the full suite of materials

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Finance Fundamentals

September 1, 2018 to November 30, 2018

This course provides a practical overview of the fundamentals of financial oversight and management, enabling learners to be an active part of their organization’s financial success.

How to register for this course:
  1. Log into the ONPHA website with the existing username and password associated with your ONPHA account. (Don’t have an ONPHA account? Email us at education@onpha.org.)

  2. Click the "Register Myself" or “Register Someone Else” button below.

  3. Proceed to the shopping cart to confirm your registration and payment. (Click on “Cart” at the top right of the website to access the cart.)

  4. Before submitting your order, please review and verify the price being charged for your course. If the price is incorrect, do not proceed with payment, and email us at education@onpha.org to clarify.

  5. To confirm your registration and payment, submit your order using the shopping cart.
Course information will be sent within two weeks of the start date.
When
2018-09-01 - 2018-11-30
Where
Canada