Technical Programmes

Municipal Finance Management Act (MFMA) Training Programme

February 16, 2020

Course Duration: 1 - 3 days

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Programme duration: 1 – 3 days (1 day: overview & 3 days: detailed facilitation)

Audience tailoring: Our course can be tailored accordingly to the audience. E.g. a focus for officials on compliance, a focus for the council for an overview, specific departmental overview, etc.

Our MFMA course focusses on the following topics:

  • Purpose of the MFMA
  • The object of the MFMA
  • Institutions to which the MFMA applies
  • Status of the MFMA
  • Constitutional provisions underlying the MFMA
  • Co-operative government
  • Role of the national treasury in municipal financial management
  • Municipal revenue
  • Municipal budgets and expenditure management
  • Municipal debt management and loans
  • Internal auditing
  • Supply chain management and public-private partnerships
  • General treasury matters
  • Resolution of financial problems
  • Financial reporting and auditing
  • Role-players and their responsibilities
  • Financial misconduct
  • Municipal entities
  • Municipal financial management practices derived from MFMA