Forthcoming Events

Events provide opportunities for engagement, discussion, learning and networking on a variety of topics relevant to the public sector.

An online event was held on Friday, 20 November on the introduction, implementation and use of a Financial Management Maturity Model which can be used to assess and identify opportunities for improvement in financial management practices in public sector organisations. For further information please contact

Audit Insights Event - Financial Management Maturity Model

Online Event - Friday 20 November 2020

9.15 – 9.20Event introductionOrla Duane, Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General
9.20 – 9.30Opening AddressSeamus McCarthy, Comptroller and Auditor General
9.30 – 9.45Introduction by Event FacilitatorAidan Horan, Institute of Public Administration
9.45 – 10.00A Walk Through of the ModelRonan McCabe, Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General
10.00 – 10.15A Policy PerspectiveFergal Costello, Department of Public Expenditure and Reform
10.15 – 10.30An Academic PerspectiveProfessor Patricia Barker, Dublin City University
10.30 – 10.45Questions/Answers Session 1Facilitated by Aidan Horan, Institute of Public Administration
10.45 – 11.00                        15 minute break
11.00 – 11.15Validating the ModelPaul McKeown, Enterprise Ireland
11.15 – 11.30Using the Model as a Review ToolMaria Gannon, Mazars
11.30 – 11.45Using the Model in PracticeDeclan Wylde, Transport Infrastructure Ireland

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