Creating Better Budgets
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Creating Better Budgets


Total Credits: 2 including 2 Accounting

Average Rating:
  4.3   (10 comments)
Category:
ACPEN Industry Institute |  Accounting and Auditing |  Industry
Faculty :
John Levy
Course Level:
Intermediate
Duration:
2 Hours
License:
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Description

All we really know is the past, but all that really matters is the future.  How can you take the historical knowledge you have about your company, its performance, your competitors, your industry and the economy to help your company plan for the future?  In this session, John F. Levy will examine current budgeting and forecasting best practices as well as the critical roles of strategic planning and risk management in developing best projections.  He will look at the many uses of projections from cash management to compensation.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives

*Discuss why budgeting is essential for every enterprise and why the risk we don't know might be the most important

*Explore the critical roles of strategic planning and risk management in developing best projections

*Discover the many purposes and types of budgets and projections and how the many uses of budgets and projections can cause distortions

*Learn how budgets affect actions and how to avoid common budgeting mistakes

*Discuss how to project revenue and expenses and how benchmarking and metrics have changed the budget process


Major Subjects

*Strategic Planning

*Forecasting

*Risk Management

*Projections


Course Materials

Faculty

John Levy Related seminars and products: 16

MBA, CPA


John F. Levy, MBA, CPA, is the CEO of Board Advisory Services, a consulting firm that assists public companies, or companies aspiring to be public, with corporate governance, compliance, financial reporting and financial strategies. He has nine years of experience with three large, national accounting firms and has served  as CFO of both public and private companies. John currently serves on the Board of Directors of three public companies, including as vice-chairman of one company and audit committee chair of another. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business.


Dates

Tue, Aug 29, 2017 - 10:00a to 11:40a CDT
Tue, Sep 05, 2017 - 11:00a to 12:40p CDT
Tue, Sep 19, 2017 - 01:00p to 02:40p CDT
Fri, Sep 29, 2017 - 09:00a to 10:40a CDT
Fri, Sep 29, 2017 - 01:00p to 02:40p CDT
Tue, Oct 03, 2017 - 01:00p to 02:40p CDT
Tue, Oct 17, 2017 - 01:00p to 02:40p CDT
Mon, Oct 30, 2017 - 01:00p to 02:40p CDT
Thu, Nov 02, 2017 - 01:00p to 02:40p CDT
Thu, Nov 16, 2017 - 09:00a to 10:40a CST
Thu, Nov 30, 2017 - 07:00a to 08:40a CST
Tue, Dec 05, 2017 - 08:00a to 09:40a CST
Wed, Dec 20, 2017 - 09:00a to 10:40a CST
Sat, Dec 30, 2017 - 11:00a to 12:40p CST
Fri, Apr 06, 2018 - 09:00a to 10:40a CDT

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For Upper level corporate financial professionals
Yellow Book

No


Course Developer Executive Education, Inc.

Additional Information

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Instructional Delivery Method Group Internet Based
Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration


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Reviews

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Overall:     4.3

Total Reviews: 209

Comments

William S - ,

"I am the head of budgeting at my organization, and this course was extremely valuable. Thank you very much."

Laura J - ,

"Excellent presentation and relevant information. Great webinar!"

Treva P - ,

"Having prepared and monitored budgets in the past, I found the discussion items very relevant and helpful."

Sonya E - Houston, Texas

"Very good speaker - I enjoyed this presentation."

Patrick M - ,

"Very good topical discussions. "

Julia H - ,

"The speaker communicated was well spoken. He seemed to know the subject matter and used examples that made it interesting."

Allen H - Fayetteville, North Carolina

"John Levy was excellent!"

Jennifer M - ,

"Great"

Althia C - ,

"This was the best webinar that I have attended with the FICPA. Great job and I will look for the webinar on Black Swan. Thank you."

Marsha R - ,

"Very helpful and timely for me. Helped me brainstorm and heading in a better direction."

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