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Towson, MD 21204
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Critical Skills for Budgeting SuccessCOURSE ID: CL4CSCB
DESCRIPTION

Budgeting is both an art and a science. Learn how to apply leadingedge tools and methods to make your planning process more strategic and your budget process more flexible. Your budget should not lead to “turf wars” over precious and scarce resources. You will experience how to build a set of decision-making processes early on and how to use them to make smart resource allocation choices that benefit your entire organization. You will also explore ways to have your planning and budgeting process work to increase the potential for higher earnings.

DESIGNED FOR: CFOs, controllers, financial and budget managers and analystsFIELD OF STUDY: FinanceLEVEL: IntermediatePREREQUISITES: At least two years' experience preparing budgets, forecasts and planningCOURSE PRODUCER: AICPACREDITS: 4.0OBJECTIVES:
  • Identify what are the critical elements of the budgeting process in your organization.
  • Determine the key elements in building accountability.
  • Identify tools to help analyze proposals or options.
  • Determine ways to take your budgeting and planning to a higher level and solve many high-level budget problems.
  • Identify budgeted action plans, cost initiatives, and a process for calculating the return on investment for expenditures and head count increases.
HIGHLIGHTS:

• Ways to measure the impact of a strategy on firm spending • How nonfinancial performance impacts a budget’s success • Visionary and game-free planning and forecasting • Ways to rally and strengthen the overall process • Finding the right balance among people, profits, and controls

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