Revisiting the Purpose of Forecasting10 mins
Becoming more Agile17 mins
A Methodology for Agile Forecasting28 mins
Tools for Forecasting in Times of Uncertainty31 mins
How do we know our data is normally distributed?38 mins
Relative Forecasting53 mins
In the current economy, there is a need to do more with less. As a result, analysis has to be quick, efficient, and provide meaningful information. Accountants are creating more forecasts because of the fast-changing business environment, yet have less time to create forecasts.
The days of “last year plus 3%” in forecasting are gone. The COVID-19 pandemic as pretty much destroyed planning and forecasting as we know it. So what do we do? And how can we forecast in a time of uncertainty? Our “Forecasting in a time of uncertainty” CPE webinar will help you build a path through the fog of uncertainty. We cannot solve all your problems, but we can give you some tips and guidelines to help you move in the right direction.
Our webinar will cover topics including:
Forecasting in a time of uncertainty” will help you become more responsive and adaptable in your forecasting methods and it will help you stress-test a wide range of possible outcomes, but there are no magic solutions. Forecasting in a time of uncertainty is, by definition, unpredictable. This course will not give you a definite prediction – no one can do that – but it will help you get better at forecasting.
My philosophy is to inspire, challenge and support change. I have nearly 30 years experience as a business author and consultant. I write the content of online business courses for Nelson Croom Ltd - www.accountingcpd.net.
More courses are in production for publication in 2019, including two bringing the Agile philosophy to planning and accounting. I also write and deliver webinars for clients, with the "Innovation Masterclass" and "Creative Problem Solving" for ACCA in the summer. As a consultant, I specialise in process improvement based on the Lean and Agile philosophies. I facilitate improvement teams and provide expertise in performance measurement and management; problem solving; and process mapping.
Ideas into Action was founded in 1997 by Ross Maynard. Ross is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants with over 20 years experience in organisational development with organisations of all sizes. The business is incorporated as Ideas2Action Process Excellence Ltd, registration number SC523801. We specialise in process analysis and improvement and lean finance, offering training, consultancy and facilitation of process improvement teams.
Ross is author of “Successful Business Growth” published by Hodder and Stoughton, in 1998; as well as many published articles on business improvement and lean management. Ross is an NLP Master Practitioner.
MY-CPE LLC (Sponsor Id#: 143597) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.NASBARegistry.org.