Two Day Planning, Forecasting and Budgeting Course (London, United Kingdom - November 8-9, 2017) - Research and Markets

10/06/17 11:03 AM EDT

Two Day Planning, Forecasting and Budgeting Course (London, United Kingdom - November 8-9, 2017) - Research and Markets

The "Planning, Forecasting and Budgeting" conference has been added to Research and Markets' offering.

This two-day course provides techniques for checking that your business plans and strategy are financially viable. It describes seven techniques that between them improve the accuracy of any forecast you have to make. It also shows how to budget and how to convert the business plan and the short-term forecasts into a financial statement of expected revenues and costs.

This two-day course assumes that you already have a business strategy and outlines some techniques for creating business plans that are aligned with this strategy. It provides techniques for checking that the plans - and hence the strategy - are financially viable.

The programme also describes seven techniques that between them improve the accuracy of any forecast you have to make. It highlights how budgeting can convert the business plan and the short-term forecasts into a financial statement of expected revenues and costs. If you are responsible for a business plan or strategy this is a must-attend programme.

Over two intensive days you will develop the skills to:

  • Create strategic business plans
  • Build tangible improvement plans
  • Apply the seven key forecasting techniques
  • Understand the link between forecasting and cash flow
  • Improve budgets to accurately reflect business strategy
  • Track performance and use budgets to manage effectively

Course objectives

  • Participants attending this programme will learn how to:
  • Translate strategy into results
  • Generate a business plan that drives organisational activity
  • Increase the accuracy of forecasting
  • Ensure realistic forecasting
  • Allocate appropriate resources
  • Set budgets that are quicker to create, encourage the right behaviours and add value
  • Identify and manage key risks, and reflect them in the budget
  • Avoid the weaknesses of conventional approaches to budgeting

For more information about this conference visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6rtp4w/planning

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