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Corporate Planning, Budgeting, And Forecasting

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  • What is Strategic Planning?
    1 mins
  • Outcomes from the Strategic Plan
    8 mins
  • SWOT Analysis
    24 mins
  • BCG Growth - Share Matrix
    37 mins
  • Budgeting is an Influence and Control Tool
    55 mins
  • Multiple Regression: Multiple Independent Variables
    75 mins
  • Flexible Budget
    91 mins
  • Standards in the Service Sector
    121 mins
  • Capital Expenditure and Cash Budgets
    151 mins

Course Description

To survive and thrive in an ever-changing, hyper-competitive global marketplace, financial managers must go far beyond traditional business concepts. Today they must understand the new dynamics and inter-relationship of forecasting, budgeting, and business performance that can determine their organization’s future success or failure. Organizations spend huge amounts of money and effort at planning, forecasting, and budgeting to ensure successful results. However, it is often observed that the three disciplines are separated and not connected. The lack of uniform accountability and synergy in their action is more than visible and affect the organization.

In this webinar, you will have a chance to explore corporate planning budgeting and forecasting from its very basis. The webinar will cover the following topics:

  • Strategic Planning 
  • Strategic Planning Tools and Techniques 
  • Budgeting Concepts
  • Correlation and Regression 
  • The Learning Curve
  • Budget Methodologies
  • The Operating Budget 
  • Capital Expenditure and Cash Budgets
  • Top Level Planning and Analysis

The webinar will be the pathway to developing your analytical and critical-thinking skills and closing skills gaps in a variety of relevant topics.

Learning Objectives

  • To explore how strategic planning determines the path an organization chooses for its long-term goals.
  • To identify the appropriate time frame and the characteristics of successful strategic plans.
  • To explore various models and how to use them for strategic planning.
  • To explore and develop an understanding of how management uses budgets to motivate, control, communicate, and influence.
  • To explore topics in detail for business forecasting and statistical forecasting including learning curve analysis, standards in budgeting, and pro forma financial statements.

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • Accounting Firm
  • Accounting Managers
  • Bookkeepers & Accountants & Tax Preparers
  • Certified Financial Planner
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • Finance Director
  • Finance Pros
  • Young CPA