This 90-minute training session, run by the Parkinson Partnership, is aimed at giving councillors and clerks an understanding of the need for internal controls and how they work, with practical examples and case studies.

Topics include:

* Roles and responsibilities

* Financial risks

* Purpose of internal controls

* Case studies

* Examples of controls

* Review of internal controls

By the end of the course, delegates will:

* understand the council's and RFO's duties regarding internal control

* be aware of the purpose of internal controls

* be able to identify examples of internal controls

* know when to review internal controls