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Course Description

The Advanced Budgeting and Forecasting course illustrates several methods to improve budgeting and forecasting. These methods include sensitivity analysis, budget variance analysis, regression analysis and many more. Effective budgeting and forecasting techniques will be explained and demonstrated. Students will gain hands-on experience through working on budgeting exercises in class. This course is for professionals wanting to learn how to build better budgets and improve their budgeting and financial forecasting skills.

Course Outline

This course includes the following topics:

  • Definition of Forecasting and Budget Analysis and Why It Is Important
  • The People Side of Budgeting: How to get your people on board (the collaborative nature of the budget process)
  • Budget Current Events
  • Budget Variance Analysis
  • Regression (Linear and Multiple) Analysis
  • Exponential Smoothing
  • Sensitivity Analysis
  • Learning Curve Analysis
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Creation of Pro Forma Financial Statements
  • In-Class Exercises: Sensitivity Analysis Problem

Learner Outcomes

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Understand how to build better budgets efficiently and effectively
  • Understand effective budgeting and forecasting techniques
  • Understand best budgeting practices

Instructors

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Advanced Budgeting and Forecasting
Type
Discussion/Lecture
Days
F
Time
8:30AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Oct 25, 2019
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
8.0
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $319.00
Instructors
Section Title
Advanced Budgeting and Forecasting
Type
Discussion/Lecture
Days
F
Time
8:30AM to 4:30PM
Dates
May 01, 2020
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
8.0
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $319.00
Instructors