Value for Money

Value-for-money is at the core of a well-functioning expenditure management system.  But, how is value defined?  How can effectiveness and efficiency be balanced with public interest?  In this microcourse, you will learn principles and tools for framing and understanding value, performance measurement and budgeting.  You will apply these concepts to case studies based on actual events, exploring how evidence and data are required to assess performance toward the realization of value for money.

Note: Course evaluations are not required. However, they become a requirement if you wish to have the 1 credit of the course recognized in an undergraduate program at the University of Ottawa. This course is worth 12 hours.

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  • Principles and tools for framing and understanding value

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  • Those interested in finance

Azfar Ali Khan, is an experienced financial professional passionate about optimizing performance around the core mandate and value proposition of public sector organizations. Azfar holds a B.Comm (Honours) from the University of Toronto and has a Certified Public Accounting designation from the State of Illinois.

Kevin Page, is the founding President and CEO of the Institute of Fiscal Studies and Democracy at the University of Ottawa. Mr. Page was born in Fort William (Thunder Bay), Ontario. His undergraduate education took place at Lakehead University (Ontario) & Simon Fraser University (British- Columbia) and he has an M.A. in Economics from Queen's University.

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Value-for-money is at the core of a well-functioning expenditure management system.  But, how is value defined?  How can effectiveness and efficiency be balanced with public interest?  In this microcourse, you will learn principles and tools for framing and understanding value, performance measurement and budgeting.  You will apply these concepts to case studies based on actual events, exploring how evidence and data are required to assess performance toward the realization of value for money.

Note: Course evaluations are not required. However, they become a requirement if you wish to have the 1 credit of the course recognized in an undergraduate program at the University of Ottawa. This course is worth 12 hours.

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Value for Money

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Azfar Ali Khan, is an experienced financial professional passionate about optimizing performance around the core mandate and value proposition of public sector organizations. Azfar holds a B.Comm (Honours) from the University of Toronto and has a Certified Public Accounting designation from the State of Illinois.

Kevin Page, is the founding President and CEO of the Institute of Fiscal Studies and Democracy at the University of Ottawa. Mr. Page was born in Fort William (Thunder Bay), Ontario. His undergraduate education took place at Lakehead University (Ontario) & Simon Fraser University (British- Columbia) and he has an M.A. in Economics from Queen's University.

Learn more about the Institute of Fiscal Studies and Democracy (IFSD) 

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Those interested in finance

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