AMA's Comprehensive Budgeting Workshop

AMA - American Management Association
Training overview
2 days
2,345 USD
Classroom / Public
Next start date: 12/9/2019 - New York City
Start dates
New York City
12/9/2019  
2,345 USD
4/20/2020  
2,345 USD
Arlington
3/19/2020  
2,345 USD
Chicago
5/7/2020  
2,345 USD

Course description

Your Immediate Take-Aways

  • Use and analyze robust budgets
  • Use budgeting to help determine strategic direction

Being responsible for the budgeting means you’re playing a vital role in your organization’s future. Your budget enables you to pinpoint critical variables that impact profit so your company can successfully pursue business goals and create value.

In this seminar, you will learn how to work with, develop and present budgets aligned with business strategic goals. Working in groups, you’ll gather the information you need to construct and analyze operating budgets. You’ll practice evaluating and revising your budget to increase its chances of acceptance. This is your opportunity to gain the tools and insights to craft the budget your company needs to overcome obstacles and achieve success.

How you will benefit:

  • Accurately develop an operating budget based on forecasted sales, revenues and costs
  • Work with a well-planned budget that clearly highlights crucial variables that impact profit
  • Know the line items on the income statement, their metrics and interdependencies
  • Develop high-level and alternative strategies to help your company reach specific goals
  • Define variances so you can quickly implement changes to meet your company’s financial objectives
  • Develop and present a well-thought-out budget that will get buy-in
  • Effectively use your budget to provide strategic direction and a blueprint for the upcoming year

Who should attend?

Managers and anyone with budget responsibilities who are interested in developing or improving their budget planning skills.

Training Content

This training course will cover:

  • Overview of the planning and budgeting process
  • Understanding the definition, purpose and components of a budget
  • Operating budget vs. capital budget
  • Relationships and metrics of line items on the income statement and the operating budget
  • Specific steps to improve the metrics
  • Addressing issues and challenges when dealing with assumptions and targets
  • Revising and finalizing the budget
  • Organizing and delivering your operating budget for feedback and final approval
  • Obtaining tips, guidelines and recommendations for developing and presenting your budget
  • Performing a variance analysis and identifying potential sources and causes
  • Knowing exactly which variances to address in order to plan for next year’s budget

Costs

The course is priced as follows: $2345 - Non-members
$2095 - AMA members
$1984 - GSA price

About AMA

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About American Management Association International

For over 90 years, American Management Association International (AMA) has been a world leader in professional development. AMA supports the goals of individuals, organizations, and government agencies with a complete range of corporate talent transformation solutions, including public open-enrollment seminars...


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