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Advanced Budgeting and Forecasting Training

BMC Training provides a training course in Advanced Budgeting and Forecasting in Finance , Accounting and Budgeting

Course Title
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Start Date
End Date
  • Kuala Lumpur
    12 - 7 - 2020
    16 - 7 - 2020
  • Rome
    12 - 7 - 2020
    16 - 7 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    12 - 7 - 2020
    16 - 7 - 2020
  • Zurich
    12 - 7 - 2020
    16 - 7 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    19 - 7 - 2020
    23 - 7 - 2020
  • Rome
    19 - 7 - 2020
    23 - 7 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    19 - 7 - 2020
    23 - 7 - 2020
  • Zurich
    19 - 7 - 2020
    23 - 7 - 2020
  • London
    26 - 7 - 2020
    30 - 7 - 2020
  • Madrid
    26 - 7 - 2020
    30 - 7 - 2020
  • Munich
    26 - 7 - 2020
    30 - 7 - 2020
  • Berlin
    26 - 7 - 2020
    30 - 7 - 2020
  • New York
    26 - 7 - 2020
    30 - 7 - 2020
  • Dubai
    2 - 8 - 2020
    6 - 8 - 2020
  • Paris
    2 - 8 - 2020
    6 - 8 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    2 - 8 - 2020
    6 - 8 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    9 - 8 - 2020
    13 - 8 - 2020
  • Rome
    9 - 8 - 2020
    13 - 8 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    9 - 8 - 2020
    13 - 8 - 2020
  • Zurich
    9 - 8 - 2020
    13 - 8 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    16 - 8 - 2020
    20 - 8 - 2020
  • Bali
    16 - 8 - 2020
    20 - 8 - 2020
  • Singapore
    16 - 8 - 2020
    20 - 8 - 2020
  • Washington
    16 - 8 - 2020
    20 - 8 - 2020
  • London
    23 - 8 - 2020
    27 - 8 - 2020
  • Madrid
    23 - 8 - 2020
    27 - 8 - 2020
  • Munich
    23 - 8 - 2020
    27 - 8 - 2020
  • Berlin
    23 - 8 - 2020
    27 - 8 - 2020
  • New York
    23 - 8 - 2020
    27 - 8 - 2020
  • Dubai
    16 - 8 - 2020
    20 - 8 - 2020
  • Paris
    16 - 8 - 2020
    20 - 8 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    16 - 8 - 2020
    20 - 8 - 2020
  • Dubai
    23 - 8 - 2020
    27 - 8 - 2020
  • Paris
    23 - 8 - 2020
    27 - 8 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    23 - 8 - 2020
    27 - 8 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    27 - 9 - 2020
    1 - 10 - 2020
  • Bali
    27 - 9 - 2020
    1 - 10 - 2020
  • Singapore
    27 - 9 - 2020
    1 - 10 - 2020
  • Washington
    27 - 9 - 2020
    1 - 10 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    6 - 9 - 2020
    10 - 9 - 2020
  • Rome
    6 - 9 - 2020
    10 - 9 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    6 - 9 - 2020
    10 - 9 - 2020
  • Zurich
    6 - 9 - 2020
    10 - 9 - 2020
  • Dubai
    13 - 9 - 2020
    17 - 9 - 2020
  • Paris
    13 - 9 - 2020
    17 - 9 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    13 - 9 - 2020
    17 - 9 - 2020
  • London
    20 - 9 - 2020
    24 - 9 - 2020
  • Madrid
    20 - 9 - 2020
    24 - 9 - 2020
  • Munich
    20 - 9 - 2020
    24 - 9 - 2020
  • Berlin
    20 - 9 - 2020
    24 - 9 - 2020
  • New York
    20 - 9 - 2020
    24 - 9 - 2020
  • Dubai
    27 - 9 - 2020
    1 - 10 - 2020
  • Paris
    27 - 9 - 2020
    1 - 10 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    27 - 9 - 2020
    1 - 10 - 2020
  • Dubai
    18 - 10 - 2020
    22 - 10 - 2020
  • Paris
    18 - 10 - 2020
    22 - 10 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    18 - 10 - 2020
    22 - 10 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    25 - 10 - 2020
    29 - 10 - 2020
  • Rome
    25 - 10 - 2020
    29 - 10 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    25 - 10 - 2020
    29 - 10 - 2020
  • Zurich
    25 - 10 - 2020
    29 - 10 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    4 - 10 - 2020
    8 - 10 - 2020
  • Bali
    4 - 10 - 2020
    8 - 10 - 2020
  • Singapore
    4 - 10 - 2020
    8 - 10 - 2020
  • Washington
    4 - 10 - 2020
    8 - 10 - 2020
  • London
    11 - 10 - 2020
    15 - 10 - 2020
  • Madrid
    11 - 10 - 2020
    15 - 10 - 2020
  • Munich
    11 - 10 - 2020
    15 - 10 - 2020
  • Berlin
    11 - 10 - 2020
    15 - 10 - 2020
  • New York
    11 - 10 - 2020
    15 - 10 - 2020
  • Dubai
    4 - 10 - 2020
    8 - 10 - 2020
  • Paris
    4 - 10 - 2020
    8 - 10 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    4 - 10 - 2020
    8 - 10 - 2020
  • Dubai
    11 - 10 - 2020
    15 - 10 - 2020
  • Paris
    11 - 10 - 2020
    15 - 10 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    11 - 10 - 2020
    15 - 10 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    15 - 11 - 2020
    19 - 11 - 2020
  • Bali
    15 - 11 - 2020
    19 - 11 - 2020
  • Singapore
    15 - 11 - 2020
    19 - 11 - 2020
  • Washington
    15 - 11 - 2020
    19 - 11 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    22 - 11 - 2020
    26 - 11 - 2020
  • Rome
    22 - 11 - 2020
    26 - 11 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    22 - 11 - 2020
    26 - 11 - 2020
  • Zurich
    22 - 11 - 2020
    26 - 11 - 2020
  • Dubai
    1 - 11 - 2020
    5 - 11 - 2020
  • Paris
    1 - 11 - 2020
    5 - 11 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    1 - 11 - 2020
    5 - 11 - 2020
  • London
    8 - 11 - 2020
    12 - 11 - 2020
  • Madrid
    8 - 11 - 2020
    12 - 11 - 2020
  • Munich
    8 - 11 - 2020
    12 - 11 - 2020
  • Berlin
    8 - 11 - 2020
    12 - 11 - 2020
  • New York
    8 - 11 - 2020
    12 - 11 - 2020
  • Dubai
    15 - 11 - 2020
    19 - 11 - 2020
  • Paris
    15 - 11 - 2020
    19 - 11 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    15 - 11 - 2020
    19 - 11 - 2020
  • Dubai
    20 - 12 - 2020
    24 - 12 - 2020
  • Paris
    20 - 12 - 2020
    24 - 12 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    20 - 12 - 2020
    24 - 12 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    27 - 12 - 2020
    31 - 12 - 2020
  • Rome
    27 - 12 - 2020
    31 - 12 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    27 - 12 - 2020
    31 - 12 - 2020
  • Zurich
    27 - 12 - 2020
    31 - 12 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    13 - 12 - 2020
    17 - 12 - 2020
  • Bali
    13 - 12 - 2020
    17 - 12 - 2020
  • Singapore
    13 - 12 - 2020
    17 - 12 - 2020
  • Washington
    13 - 12 - 2020
    17 - 12 - 2020
  • London
    6 - 12 - 2020
    10 - 12 - 2020
  • Madrid
    6 - 12 - 2020
    10 - 12 - 2020
  • Munich
    6 - 12 - 2020
    10 - 12 - 2020
  • Berlin
    6 - 12 - 2020
    10 - 12 - 2020
  • New York
    6 - 12 - 2020
    10 - 12 - 2020
  • Dubai
    13 - 12 - 2020
    17 - 12 - 2020
  • Paris
    13 - 12 - 2020
    17 - 12 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    13 - 12 - 2020
    17 - 12 - 2020
  • Dubai
    6 - 12 - 2020
    10 - 12 - 2020
  • Paris
    6 - 12 - 2020
    10 - 12 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    6 - 12 - 2020
    10 - 12 - 2020

Intorduction

This programme provides an overview of the tools and the skills to build world class standards into your planning, budgeting, performance measurement and reporting system and will discuss new and best practice techniques, explain how they complement the traditional financial planning tools, and introduce new concepts for measuring and reporting performance and shareholder wealth creation. Important elements of this programme include:

  • Making your budgeting process more cost effectively
  • Motivate managers to “buy in” to the budget process
  • Many case studies and illustrations of real companies will be used to help delegates understand how to apply different planning, forecasting and analysis techniques
  • Participants will also be given a detailed set of handouts that will enable them to review the topics covered at a later date

Objectives

  • Implement advanced planning and control techniques into your budgeting process
  • Integrate the budgeting process with the development of the company’s long-term strategic vision
  • Provide a decision support structure that provides timely and useful information to decision makers
  • Successfully build an integrated planning, budgeting and reporting process
  • Forecast costs and revenues with greater confidence
  • Apply management tools to the budgeting process that contribute to strategic goals
  • Effective manage the budgeting process
  • Identify key performance indicators for effective and focused decision making
  • Increase profitability and performance through stream lined planning and reporting

Day One

Budgets in Today’s International environment

  • Organizational Planning and Control Framework
  • The Product / Information / Decision Support Cycle
  • Strategic, Tactical, and Operational Forecasts
  • The recognition of risk in Models
  • Using Budget Models for Simulation Purposes
  • The Drive toward Shareholder Value (EVA®)

The Strategic Plan

  • The purpose of planning and budgeting in business
  • Defining the strategic approach to business planning
  • Defining strategic assumptions
  • Building the strategic planning model using financial data
  • Various strategic and tactical approaches to business planning
  • Defining the Decision-Support model: Assumptions/Goals and Key Success Factors

Day Two

Analysing the Historical Data Using Excel®

  • Recognizing the Basic Patterns Inherent in Historical Data
  • Using the Exploratory Data Analysis Tools Available in Excel®
  • Development of Time Series Models using histograms, moving averages, exponential smoothing and regression analysis
  • Using Regression Analysis as a predictor and estimator
  • Mastering the use of Exponential Smoothing as a Data Analysis tool
  • Single Regression vs. Multiple Regression
  • Validation of Time Series Analysis

Day Three

Approaches to Budget Development

  • Zero Base Budgeting
  • Activity based Budgeting
  • Rolling Budgets
  • Operational Unit Budgeting
  • Programme budgeting
  • Developing the Cash Budget

Using Activity based Budgeting

  • Developing the ABB application model
  • Budgeting for Processes rather than Departments
  • Defining Key Cost Drivers
  • Defining Key Activities
  • Development of ABB Cost Standards
  • Developing the Activity-Based Budget

Day Four

Strategic and Operational Cost Analysis Techniques

  • Identifying fixed, variable and semi-variable costs
  • Application of Regression in the development of budgets
  • Building the financial simulation model using articulated financial statements
  • Building the financial simulation model using deterministic simulation
  • Building the financial simulation model using probabilistic (Monte Carlo) simulation

Developing Manufacturing Standards

  • Material Standard Development
  • Labour Standard Development
  • Factory and Corporate Overhead Standard Development
  • Variance Analysis

Day Five

Defining and Testing Optimisation Techniques in Models Using Excel®

  • Basic Structure of All Optimisation Models
  • Different Forms and Applications of Optimization Models
  • Developing a Financial Optimisation Model
  • Performing Sensitivity Analysis of an Optimisation Model
  • Interpreting the Solution of an Optimisation Model to a Non-technical Manager
  • Lessons Learned and Lessons to be Learned

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