Course handbook

Guide to Financial Management

Course handbook

Financial management essentials:
Handbook for NGOs

Mango's Handbook is a comprehensive introduction to the essentials of financial management for NGOs.  It is ideal for those with little experience of finance. 

Chapters include:

  • Designing a finance system
  • Planning and budgets
  • Understanding accounts
  • Financial reports
  • Safeguarding your assets
  • Managing audit

The Handbook is not a substitute for a training course!  You can learn more about these topics on our highly rated training courses including FMD Pro 1: The essentials of financial management and Financial management for successful programmes

The latest version is available in English and French. Previous versions are available in other languages, see below.   
 

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Other languages (earlier versions):

  • Mango's Getting the basics right Course handbook in Latin American Spanish  (Feb 2009) 
  • Mango's Getting the basics right Course handbook in  Portuguese  (Oct 2009).

The following handbooks have been translated by partners who have very kindly allowed us to share them for other NGOs to use. Mango does not accept responsibility for the accuracy of the translation.

  • Mango's Getting the basics right Course handbook in Arabic (translated Aug 2008) 
  • Mango's Getting the basics right Course handbook in Russian (translated 2007) 
  • Mango's Getting the basics right Course handbook (main text only) in Bahasa Indonesia (translated 2008) 
  • Mango's Getting the basics right Course handbook (main text only) in Lao (translated 2010) 

 

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