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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

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  • Washington
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  • Kuala Lumpur
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  • Berlin
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  • New York
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  • Bali
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  • Singapore
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  • Washington
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    21 - 3 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    10 - 3 - 2019
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    10 - 3 - 2019
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  • Rome
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    10 - 3 - 2019
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    28 - 4 - 2019
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  • Kuala Lumpur
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    7 - 4 - 2019
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    7 - 4 - 2019
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  • Barcelona
    7 - 4 - 2019
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    7 - 4 - 2019
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    14 - 4 - 2019
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  • Singapore
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  • Washington
    14 - 4 - 2019
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  • London
    21 - 4 - 2019
    25 - 4 - 2019
  • Madrid
    21 - 4 - 2019
    25 - 4 - 2019
  • Munich
    21 - 4 - 2019
    25 - 4 - 2019
  • Berlin
    21 - 4 - 2019
    25 - 4 - 2019
  • New York
    21 - 4 - 2019
    25 - 4 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    12 - 5 - 2019
    16 - 5 - 2019
  • Bali
    12 - 5 - 2019
    16 - 5 - 2019
  • Singapore
    12 - 5 - 2019
    16 - 5 - 2019
  • Washington
    12 - 5 - 2019
    16 - 5 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    5 - 5 - 2019
    9 - 5 - 2019
  • Rome
    5 - 5 - 2019
    9 - 5 - 2019
  • Rome
    5 - 5 - 2019
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  • Barcelona
    5 - 5 - 2019
    9 - 5 - 2019
  • Zurich
    5 - 5 - 2019
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  • Dubai
    19 - 5 - 2019
    23 - 5 - 2019
  • Paris
    19 - 5 - 2019
    23 - 5 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    19 - 5 - 2019
    23 - 5 - 2019
  • London
    26 - 5 - 2019
    30 - 5 - 2019
  • Madrid
    26 - 5 - 2019
    30 - 5 - 2019
  • Munich
    26 - 5 - 2019
    30 - 5 - 2019
  • Berlin
    26 - 5 - 2019
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  • New York
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  • Dubai
    9 - 6 - 2019
    13 - 6 - 2019
  • Paris
    9 - 6 - 2019
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  • Hong Kong
    9 - 6 - 2019
    13 - 6 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    16 - 6 - 2019
    20 - 6 - 2019
  • Rome
    16 - 6 - 2019
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  • Rome
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    20 - 6 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    16 - 6 - 2019
    20 - 6 - 2019
  • Zurich
    16 - 6 - 2019
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  • Istanbul
    23 - 6 - 2019
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  • Bali
    23 - 6 - 2019
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  • Singapore
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  • Washington
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  • Berlin
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  • New York
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  • Bali
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  • Singapore
    7 - 7 - 2019
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  • Washington
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  • Kuala Lumpur
    14 - 7 - 2019
    18 - 7 - 2019
  • Rome
    14 - 7 - 2019
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  • Rome
    14 - 7 - 2019
    18 - 7 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    14 - 7 - 2019
    18 - 7 - 2019
  • Zurich
    14 - 7 - 2019
    18 - 7 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    21 - 7 - 2019
    25 - 7 - 2019
  • Rome
    21 - 7 - 2019
    25 - 7 - 2019
  • Rome
    21 - 7 - 2019
    25 - 7 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    21 - 7 - 2019
    25 - 7 - 2019
  • Zurich
    21 - 7 - 2019
    25 - 7 - 2019
  • London
    28 - 7 - 2019
    1 - 8 - 2019
  • Madrid
    28 - 7 - 2019
    1 - 8 - 2019
  • Munich
    28 - 7 - 2019
    1 - 8 - 2019
  • Berlin
    28 - 7 - 2019
    1 - 8 - 2019
  • New York
    28 - 7 - 2019
    1 - 8 - 2019
  • Dubai
    4 - 8 - 2019
    8 - 8 - 2019
  • Paris
    4 - 8 - 2019
    8 - 8 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    4 - 8 - 2019
    8 - 8 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    11 - 8 - 2019
    15 - 8 - 2019
  • Rome
    11 - 8 - 2019
    15 - 8 - 2019
  • Rome
    11 - 8 - 2019
    15 - 8 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    11 - 8 - 2019
    15 - 8 - 2019
  • Zurich
    11 - 8 - 2019
    15 - 8 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    18 - 8 - 2019
    22 - 8 - 2019
  • Bali
    18 - 8 - 2019
    22 - 8 - 2019
  • Singapore
    18 - 8 - 2019
    22 - 8 - 2019
  • Washington
    18 - 8 - 2019
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  • London
    25 - 8 - 2019
    29 - 8 - 2019
  • Madrid
    25 - 8 - 2019
    29 - 8 - 2019
  • Munich
    25 - 8 - 2019
    29 - 8 - 2019
  • Berlin
    25 - 8 - 2019
    29 - 8 - 2019
  • New York
    25 - 8 - 2019
    29 - 8 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    22 - 9 - 2019
    26 - 9 - 2019
  • Bali
    22 - 9 - 2019
    26 - 9 - 2019
  • Singapore
    22 - 9 - 2019
    26 - 9 - 2019
  • Washington
    22 - 9 - 2019
    26 - 9 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    1 - 9 - 2019
    5 - 9 - 2019
  • Rome
    1 - 9 - 2019
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  • Rome
    1 - 9 - 2019
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  • Barcelona
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  • Zurich
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  • Dubai
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  • Munich
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  • Berlin
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  • New York
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  • Dubai
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  • Paris
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  • Hong Kong
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  • Kuala Lumpur
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  • Rome
    27 - 10 - 2019
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  • Rome
    27 - 10 - 2019
    31 - 10 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    27 - 10 - 2019
    31 - 10 - 2019
  • Zurich
    27 - 10 - 2019
    31 - 10 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    6 - 10 - 2019
    10 - 10 - 2019
  • Bali
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  • Singapore
    6 - 10 - 2019
    10 - 10 - 2019
  • Washington
    6 - 10 - 2019
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  • London
    13 - 10 - 2019
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  • Munich
    13 - 10 - 2019
    17 - 10 - 2019
  • Berlin
    13 - 10 - 2019
    17 - 10 - 2019
  • New York
    13 - 10 - 2019
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  • Istanbul
    17 - 11 - 2019
    21 - 11 - 2019
  • Bali
    17 - 11 - 2019
    21 - 11 - 2019
  • Singapore
    17 - 11 - 2019
    21 - 11 - 2019
  • Washington
    17 - 11 - 2019
    21 - 11 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    24 - 11 - 2019
    28 - 11 - 2019
  • Rome
    24 - 11 - 2019
    28 - 11 - 2019
  • Rome
    24 - 11 - 2019
    28 - 11 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    24 - 11 - 2019
    28 - 11 - 2019
  • Zurich
    24 - 11 - 2019
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  • Dubai
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  • Munich
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  • Berlin
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  • New York
    10 - 11 - 2019
    14 - 11 - 2019
  • Dubai
    15 - 12 - 2019
    19 - 12 - 2019
  • Paris
    15 - 12 - 2019
    19 - 12 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    15 - 12 - 2019
    19 - 12 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    22 - 12 - 2019
    26 - 12 - 2019
  • Rome
    22 - 12 - 2019
    26 - 12 - 2019
  • Rome
    22 - 12 - 2019
    26 - 12 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    22 - 12 - 2019
    26 - 12 - 2019
  • Zurich
    22 - 12 - 2019
    26 - 12 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    8 - 12 - 2019
    12 - 12 - 2019
  • Bali
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  • Singapore
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  • Washington
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  • London
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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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