Financial Management for the Public & Social Profit Sector


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This program is taught in Dutch

About the program

In this financial management course, the principles of financial thinking will be discussed, as well as the analysis of anual accounts, drawing up budgets, investment and cost price analyses and other specific financial topics.

In a social context with constant change, there is increasing pressure in the public & social profit sector to implement policies in an efficient manner. With fewer resources, a constantly changing legislation and civilians making more demands, managers in public and social profit sectors are faced with big challenges.

Embedded in a social awareness perspective, Antwerp Management School wants to give a strong impulse to the professionalization of public institutions and social profit organizations by offering hands-on courses tailored to the specific management needs of the sector.

Learning objectives

After attending this program:

  • You have gained insight in both economic accountancy and cash accountancy.
  • You know what to extract from annual accounts and how to read them.
  • You have learned several techniques in financial analysis, investment analysis and cost analysis.
  • You are capable of adding additional value to discussions regarding financial management within your organization.


‘Financial Management for Public and Social Profit Organizations’ is part of the ‘Postgraduate Public & Social Profit Management’. This postgraduate cycle consists of 4 modules, which can be followed separately, and a personal leadership track:

  • Module 1: General Management
  • Module 2: Financial Management
  • Module 3: Strategic Communication
  • Module 4: HRM

You can only follow the personal leadership track if you register for the full postgraduate track.


This course is designed for managers, staff employees and specialists from the public and social profit sector who want to increase their management expertise, develop further and gain a broader perspective on the organization. Participants work in municipalities, social services, schools, cities, small and large non-profit organizations, Flemish governmental institutions, hospitals, care centers, etc.

Next steps

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Inge Salden, Program Manager

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