We didn't actually overspend our budget. The allocation simply fell short of our expenditure.

-- Keith Davis


Effective Financial Scrutinity: The Role of Parliament in Public Finance



Thank you for your interest in the Parliament and The Budget Module! We are now accepting registrations for this moderated elearning course beginning November 21 through the World Bank's e-institute!

The group learning course, will be moderated by veteran moderator, Anthony Staddon, and offered on the e-institute through the World Bank for a fee of $400. Please register online as usual and we will be in touch with course and payment details.

About one week before the course is scheduled to begin, we will be in touch with all registered participants with details on how to participate. Like all of the courses in our learning program, you must participate in the discussion forum every week and complete a final project. We look forward to receiving your registrations soon!

Interested in reading through the learning material? Please see the material below.

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Entire Module Entire Module
Intro Introduction & Overview
Unit 1 The Evolution of Parliament's Power of the Purse
Unit 2 Introducing the Budget
Unit 3 The Budgt Process
Unit 4 Parliamentary Approval of the Budget
Unit 5 Parliament & the Audit of Public Accounts
Unit 6 Opening Up the Parliamentary Process
Unit 7 Strengthening Parliamentary Involvement
Additional Resources Presentations and Papers
Glossary Glossary