MBAexpress: Best Practices for Better Budgeting and Planning (Included in catalog bundle)
What comes to mind when you think of budgeting? Takes too long? No follow-up? It protects the status-quo? If you’ve considered “banning the budget”, this course will show you how to transform it to a planning process that helps your organization achieve its strategy.
Discover 15 best practices to change your budgeting process that results in a detailed one year budget, to a planning process resulting in a strategic, progressive and long-term achievement of your goals.
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Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Recognize key differences between planning and budgeting
Identify best practices for to use in your planning process
Define key elements of rolling forecasts
Describe two ways to determine a break-even
Budgeting and planning best practices
The 80/20 rule
Common budget problems
Spontaneous assets and liabilities
The effects of bad data
Field of Study: Business Management & Organization
Recommended CPE Credit Hours: 1.0
Course Level: Basic
Designed For: CPAs, corporate finance teams, business leaders and other financial professionals
Instructor: Jennifer Howard Elder, CPA, MS, CMA, CIA, CFF, CGMA
Publication Year: 2014
Expiration Date: Course content is reviewed annually and revised with neccessary changes or else the course is removed.
Jennifer Elder, CPA, CMA, CIA, CFF, CGMA is a keynote speaker, trainer, and business coach dedicated to business transformation. For more than 20 years, she has been helping businesses by peeling back the layers of “administrivia” and finding the hidden strengths and core values that make you and your company awesome. Ms. Elder works with businesses to develop a compelling business strategy that is quick to implement that transforms your company from what you are now to what you have always wanted to be.
Known for being energetic and enthusiastic, Ms. Elder has been delivering high-quality, customized training that make complicated topics easy to understand, relevant, and useful for years. She has conducted seminars for the Fortune 500, US Government, State CPA Societies, and CPA Firms in 33 states. Her sessions are highly interactive, full of discussion, and even entertaining. Ms. Elder received her BA from the University of Massachusetts and an MS in Organizational Management from Antioch University New England.