Municipalities to get financial training

2011-10-13 14:11

A training programme to upgrade the financial skills at municipalities was launched in Joburg yesterday.

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande said at the event that the initiative would introduce minimum standards of competence for supply chain and financial managers.

These standards were in accordance with National Treasury regulations to be put into effect in January 2013.

The R72-million programme is a partnership between the higher education and training department, National Treasury, auditing firm Deloitte, and the SA Institute of Chartered Accountants.

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