UCC Newly-Elected Student Leaders Receive Training
A three-day workshop has been held for the newly-elected student leaders for the 2018/2019 academic year to equip them to function effectively in their respective leadership roles.
The workshop organised by the Office of the Dean of Students’ Affairs, was aimed at training the student leaders on Public Sector Financial Management and other student’s leadership issues.
The workshop was attended by executives of the Students’ Representative Council (SRC), Graduate Students Association (GRASAG), Local Branch of National Union of Ghana Students, and Junior Common Room Council of the various halls.
Topics treated at the workshop were Developing an Annual Action Plan based on a Strategic Plan, Public Fund Management, Risk Management, Daily Checks and Inspection, Pre-Audit Procedures and Management of a Value Book Register, Payment Voucher (Imprest), Special Advance, Journal Voucher and Cheques, Preparation of a Cashbook and Bank Reconciliation Statement, Ledgers and Final Accounts
Other topics included Assets Management Practices in UCC, Grooming and Leadership in Tertiary Institutions, Understanding Activities of Public Affairs as a Student Leader, Time Management and Student Leaders, Dispute and Disciplinary Issues among Student Leaders, Student Governance in the SRC/Halls-Collective Accountability Issues, Preparation of a Procurement Plan and the Procurement Process for Contracts and Channels of Communication.