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Super Saturday Adult Taster - Introduction to Understanding Personal Finance

Subject Area
Business & Professional Studies
Start Date
July 2022
Study Mode
Part-time
Duration
1 day

Students on this programme will investigate why money is important and how managing your money can help prevent future financial difficulties. You will discuss the need to manage your money effectively to achieve your long-term goals.

Overview

Students on this programme will investigate why money is important and how managing your money can help prevent future financial difficulties. You will discuss the need to manage your money effectively to achieve your long-term goals.

This course covers topics including:

  • Planning Your Expenditure and Budgeting
  • Methods of Payment
  • Managing Your Personal Finance
  • Types of Borrowing
  • Savings and Investments
  • Risk and Reward
  • Consumer Protection

This course is informally assessed, the main activities will include

  • Practical tasks
  • Assignments
  • Discussions

Who is this course aimed at?

This course is aimed at those who want to learn how to manage money effectively to achieve long-term goals.

Facilities

At York College our students have access to a fantastic range of College-wide facilities such as the Learning & Research Centre, study hubs, computer areas with accompanying multi-function printers and helpdesk advice.

Cost

£10

All materials are included.

Date & time

Event: Saturday 2nd July 2022, 9.30am-3.30pm.

Course: 9.30am-12.30pm

Reasons to choose this course

Studying this course will allow you to investigate why money is important and how managing your money can help prevent future financial difficulties. You will discuss the need to manage your money effectively to achieve your long-term goals.

Skills you will develop

You'll develop money managing skills, covering a variety of topics to improve your understanding of your finances and how to manage them.

Course progression

You will gain an appreciation of why money is important through focusing on what money is, attitudes to it and how it can affect life choices. You will gain the ability to manage your finances effectively in the medium and long term with particular reference to the need to budget for future aspirations and life events.

We have a range of adult learning courses which students may be interested in. Visit the Business & Professional Studies curriculum page to find out more.

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