Introduction to Budgeting and Planning
Learn how to prepare operational budgets that help manage performance.
NASBA Field of Study
Business Management and Organization
Authored by an extensive network of global SMEs in connection with AICPA and CIMA staff.
Start preparing an operational budget.
The course explores the budgeting tool that helps managers for planning, controlling, and forecasting. By focussing on key steps in the budgeting process, you can recognize budgeting concepts and components and identify the trends and variations to meet your target.
Value added topics:
- Budgeting process
- Operational budget
- Forecast sales volume
Gain experience with detailed exercises.
The practical hands-on exercise uses real-world examples. They are designed to provide you with real-world knowledge on how to apply daily cost accounting principles.
This is a standalone course but if you’re interested in more of this type of learning while earning a designation, explore the CGMA® Finance Leadership Program.
- Global accounting and finance professionals
- Management accountants
- CPAs in public practice
- Consultancy firm professionals
- Rational for budgets
- Preparing operational budgets
- Identify the benefits of a budgeting system.
- Identify the input required to prepare an operational budget.
- Recall how to prepare an operational budget.
- Calculate a forecast sales volume based on trend and seasonal variations.
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