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Management Policies and Procedures

Finance, Treasury and Management Policies

Management Template Overview

The Management and Finance templates provide the necessary policies and procedures required by boards, audits, and professional management. This includes board and employee conduct, administrative procedures, risk framework, management and board level internal control, quality and other policies, procedures, and framework necessary to obtain accreditations, certifications, and satisfy audits and boards that require higher levels of governance and control. More and more professionally managed entities now implement management policies in self -regulated and best practice oriented organizations.

The Management and Finance Templates are included with the Accounting and Management Template Library or licensed separately.

All templates are delivered in MS Word and Excel format. Following is a partial list of templates included with the Management Templates

Management Templates

Overview of includes:

  • Board and Governance Policies
  • Finance and Treasury
  • Management Policies and Procedures
  • Ethics, Code of Conduct, Whistleblower
  • IT Policies and Procedures
  • Social Program and Policies
  • Quality Program
  • Management, Board, Entity Internal Control Templates
  • Internal Control Evaluation Tools
  • Segregation and Division of Duties
  • Fraud Policy and Procedures
  • Business and Strategic Planning
  • Records Management
  • Risk Management
  • Benchmarking and Best Practices

The Management template library includes policies, procedures, spreadsheet tools, and checklists. Also included is the Copedia Framework, our forms library, LibLink, and legal section. Over 1800 files.

The following is a partial list of templates that are included with the Management Template library:

Board Governance Policy

One of the most important policies for nonprofits and those entities needing to comply with Sarbanes Oxley. This is a 9-page policy statement that covers the governing body, its structure, purpose, and governance policies. Also included are job descriptions for the board and its officers, committee descriptions with membership requirements, and responsibilities designated.

Administrative Procedures

Covers all the basics for administrative and office personnel including recordkeeping, filing, and forms.

Ethics, Code of Business Conduct, and Conflict of Interest Policies

Now required for all publicly traded companies and non-profits. These are smart policies for all private businesses.

Whistleblower and Protected Disclosure Policy

A whistleblower policy is a required policy for most organizations.

Business and Strategic Planning

These templates describe the planning processes, beginning with the Vision and Mission statements, and provide templates for your business and strategic plans.


A policy and procedure describing the budgeting process and formal adoption of the budget.

Investment Policy

A board policy that describes the organizations policy relating to investments and portfolio management.

Cash Management

Cash Management includes budgeting, forecasting, cash received by mail, deposits and more. If you handle cash, you need a written policy.

Cash Drawers and Point of Sales

Explains the policies and procedures relating to cash registers and the point of sale.

Office Tasks and Reporting

Helps ensure segregation of duties and list the office duties and identify who is responsible. Covers Payroll and HR, Accounts Receivable and Payable, General Ledger, Job Costing, Tax Reporting, Business Development, Operations, Misc., Safety and Environment.

office task list

Inventory Management and Control

Covers receiving, security, division of duties, coding, pricing and costing, monthly processing, and more.

Telephone Answering Procedures

Provides the proper protocol and helps ensure the front line is promoting a professional image.

Nonprofit Fund-Raising Policy

Only in the NPO Edition. Ideal for project managers. Includes guidelines for the PM process, estimating and PM checklists, forms, supervisor handbook, and more. Easily develop your handbook.

Nonprofit Gift and Donation Policy

Only the NPO Edition. A must have for all nonprofits.

Records Management

Records management policies, procedures, and schedules.

Delegated Authority

Delegated Authority - Who's in charge and who says so. The delegated authority policy authorizes specific people in the organization to conduct business on the company's behalf. Helps you lay it out on paper.

Email Policy

Every business needs a policy regarding email. Policies, procedures, and schedules.

Internet and Cell Phone Use Policy

Easy policies for Bring Your Own Device.

Division of Duties

Perhaps one of the most important policies for any business. Protect your Assets. This policy helps you identify conflicting duties.

Risk Management

The risk management policy and procedures templates help you put Business Risk in perspective and identify mitigation measures. Refer to the menu item "Risk Management" for more details.

Risk Memos

A Policy and procedure template for managing risk on unique projects.

Mechanics Liens

When your business makes improvements to real property you need a procedure to protect your interest in the event of non-payment. This procedure provides the template you can customize to your state's requirements.