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Integrating Budgeting, Forecasting and Business Planning Training

BMC Training provides a training course in Integrating Budgeting, Forecasting and Business Planning in Finance , Accounting and Budgeting

Course Title
Venue
Start Date
End Date
  • Istanbul
    26 - 9 - 2021
    30 - 9 - 2021
  • London
    17 - 10 - 2021
    21 - 10 - 2021
  • Madrid
    17 - 10 - 2021
    21 - 10 - 2021
  • Berlin
    17 - 10 - 2021
    21 - 10 - 2021
  • Dubai
    24 - 10 - 2021
    28 - 10 - 2021
  • Paris
    24 - 10 - 2021
    28 - 10 - 2021
  • Istanbul
    3 - 10 - 2021
    7 - 10 - 2021
  • Kuala Lumpur
    10 - 10 - 2021
    14 - 10 - 2021
  • Rome
    10 - 10 - 2021
    14 - 10 - 2021
  • Barcelona
    10 - 10 - 2021
    14 - 10 - 2021
  • Zurich
    10 - 10 - 2021
    14 - 10 - 2021
  • Istanbul
    21 - 11 - 2021
    25 - 11 - 2021
  • Dubai
    7 - 11 - 2021
    11 - 11 - 2021
  • Paris
    7 - 11 - 2021
    11 - 11 - 2021
  • Kuala Lumpur
    14 - 11 - 2021
    18 - 11 - 2021
  • Rome
    14 - 11 - 2021
    18 - 11 - 2021
  • Barcelona
    14 - 11 - 2021
    18 - 11 - 2021
  • Zurich
    14 - 11 - 2021
    18 - 11 - 2021
  • Kuala Lumpur
    13 - 12 - 2021
    17 - 12 - 2021
  • Rome
    13 - 12 - 2021
    17 - 12 - 2021
  • Barcelona
    13 - 12 - 2021
    17 - 12 - 2021
  • Zurich
    13 - 12 - 2021
    17 - 12 - 2021
  • London
    19 - 12 - 2021
    23 - 12 - 2021
  • Madrid
    19 - 12 - 2021
    23 - 12 - 2021
  • Berlin
    19 - 12 - 2021
    23 - 12 - 2021
  • Dubai
    26 - 12 - 2021
    30 - 12 - 2021
  • Paris
    26 - 12 - 2021
    30 - 12 - 2021
  • Istanbul
    12 - 12 - 2021
    16 - 12 - 2021
  • Kuala Lumpur
    5 - 12 - 2021
    9 - 12 - 2021
  • Rome
    5 - 12 - 2021
    9 - 12 - 2021
  • Barcelona
    5 - 12 - 2021
    9 - 12 - 2021
  • Zurich
    5 - 12 - 2021
    9 - 12 - 2021
  • Kuala Lumpur
    13 - 12 - 2021
    17 - 12 - 2021
  • Rome
    13 - 12 - 2021
    17 - 12 - 2021
  • Barcelona
    13 - 12 - 2021
    17 - 12 - 2021
  • Zurich
    13 - 12 - 2021
    17 - 12 - 2021

Intorduction

This course will provide not only the theoretical background but also the necessary skills to build world class standards into your planning, budgeting, performance measurement and reporting system. The course will concentrate on imparting to delegates how to learn the concepts, processes, and techniques of budgeting and business planning in order to be better able to carry out their budgeting and business planning tasks and responsibilities.

By combining techniques analysis, problems and examples with real case studies the course provides delegates with key cost awareness and budgetary skills, which is essential in managing and controlling processes/projects in times of increasing global competition where the budgets are inextricably linked with both strategy formulation and cost analysis.

This course will feature:

  • Budgets and Strategy in Today’s International Environment
  • The Business Plan and Budget Development
  • Analysing the Applicability of Historical Data Using Excel®
  • Using Activity-Based Budgeting and Cost Analysis Techniques
  • Capital Budgeting and Project Appraisal

Objectives

  • Build an integrated planning, budgeting and reporting process
  • Understand costs behaviour more accurately
  • Deliver more timely and useful information to decision makers
  • Improve you the budgeting/financial skills required for better decision-making
  • Appreciate the need to link projects within budgets

Content

Day One

Budgets and Strategy in Today’s International Environment

  • Organizational planning framework
  • The product / information / decision support cycle
  • Strategic, tactical, and operational forecasts
  • The strategic approach to business planning
  • Various strategic and tactical approaches to business planning
  • The international business environment

Day Two

The Business Plan and Budget Development

  • Developing the business plan
  • Identification of key value drivers
  • Achieving objectives
  • Zero base budgeting
  • Activity based budgeting
  • Developing the Cash Budget

Day Three

Analysing the Applicability of Historical Data Using Excel®

  • Problems of forecasting
  • Using historical data to help predict the future
  • Forecasting
  • Development of Time Series Models
  • Using Regression Analysis as a predictor and estimator
  • Mastering the use of Exponential Smoothing as a Data Analysis tool

Day Four

Using Activity-Based Budgeting and Cost Analysis Techniques

  • Cost behaviour and breakeven analysis
  • Activity based costing
  • Budgeting for Processes rather than Departments
  • Defining Key Cost Drivers
  • Defining Key Activities
  • Developing the Activity-Based Budget

Day Five

Capital Budgeting and Project Appraisal

  • Identify the various types of capital projects
  • Discuss the capital project evaluation process
  • The impact time has on the value of money
  • Using WACC and ROIC as benchmarks
  • Development of the "Hurdle Rate" for capital projects
  • Evaluate capital projects by applying NPV, IRR, ARR Payback model

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