Budget Preparation

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Budget preparation

The Budget Preparation regional program is addressed to senior and mid-career officials and public managers involved in budget modernization and reform in countries of the MENA region. The program is designed and run by the Institut des Finances Basil Fuleihan of Lebanon in the Arabic language. 
The course helps public officials better understand the fundamental aspects of modern budgeting and its relation with macro-economic policy. It highlights typical weaknesses and pitfalls in budget preparation and focuses on the required steps for moving from a traditional budget framework to performance budgeting. It provides a thorough introduction to practical techniques and budgeting tools such as Medium Term Expenditure Frameworks, performance indicators and others.
The program consists of a combination of presentations by subject-matter specialists, self-assessment exercises as well as work groups and case studies. It offers a platform for participants to present their country cases, in an effort to encourage the regional exchange of expertise and to bring local practices in line with international standards.
The program total duration is 35 hours spread over a period of 5 days.
The training material was prepared by international and local experts, in collaboration with the World Bank and ADETEF.