General Objective

Pre-briefing prior to Geneva face to face briefing for First Mission International Staff.

The objective of the course is that the student gets familiar with MSF tools and finance policies and procedures.

Requirements

You will need access to a PC with Windows 7 or later with excel 2003 or later. This course will not work with a MAC.

List of contents

  • Before you start
  • Introduction to MSF Finance
  • Coding Basics
  • Let’s use SAGA
  • Budget Matrix
  • Engagement of Expenditure
  • Cash Management
  • Feedback

Please note. If you are leaving for a mission that uses UniField accounting system, do not follow module 4. SAGA, and ensure that you are enrolled on the separate UniField e-learning.

Methodology

Please note. If you are leaving for a mission that uses UniField accounting system, do not follow module 4. SAGA, and ensure that you are enrolled on the separate UniField e-learning.

You will have access to tutors, in case of difficulty / questions for clarification.

How to Enrol

Please contact Olivia.Scannell@geneva.msf.org and copy stage-Finsupport@geneva.msf.org.

Who is this course aimed at

  • International Staff: First Mission Project Finance Managers and (Deputy)- FinCos
  • Local Staff: All local finance staff may access the course, but which modules to follow must be agreed with your line manager.