Table 5

Summary of costs of CAS training

Workshop

I

II

III

IV

V

VI

VII

Total

Total per Head

No. Attendees

16

19

9

14

18

5

7

88

Administration*

£322

£329

£313

£318

£316

£295

£300

£2,193

£25

Venue

£1028

£670

£285

£916

£475

£215

£74

£3,663

£42

Participants' costs†

£2,074

£2,825

£1,567

£1,878

£2,179

£793

£992

£12,310

£140

Tutors' costs

£709

£719

£890

£712

£555

£636

£73

£4,294

£49

Total

£4,132

£4,542

£3,057

£3,824

£3,525

£1,940

£1,439

£22,460.

£255

Total per head

£258

£239

£340

£273

£196

£388

£206

£255


* Costs of initial invitations, copyright permission for use of paper, invitations to participants, pre workshop & post workshop pack production, postage costs, preparation for workshop, and travel bookings.

† Costs included participants' time at workshop with the exception of GPs, in these cases the cost of locum cover was applied.

Taylor et al. BMC Medical Education 2004 4:30   doi:10.1186/1472-6920-4-30

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