Modern Budgeting for Profit Planning & ControlCode: 16-BUD

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A budget is the formal expression of plans, goals, and objectives of management that covers all aspects of operations for a designated time period. The budget is a tool providing targets and direction. Budgets provide control over the immediate environment, help to master the financial aspects of the job and department, and solve problems before they occur. Budgets focus on the importance of evaluating alternative actions before decisions are actually implemented. This course explains what budgets are, how they work, how to prepare and present them, and how to analyze budget figures and results. The new development and use of budgets at various managerial levels within a business are discussed. The course is intended for business professionals engaged in budgeting, financial planning, profit planning, and control.

Major Subjects:

  • The What And Why Of Budgeting
  • Strategic Planning And Budgeting
  • Profit Planning: Targeting And Reaching Achievable Goals
  • Administering The Budget: Reports, Analyses, And Evaluations
  • Cost Behavior: Emphasis On Flexible Budgeting And Contribution Margin
  • Responsibility Accounting And Reporting Management
  • Master Budget: Genesis Of Forecasting And Profit Planning
  • Using Variance Analysis To Evaluate Performance
  • Budgeting Sales And Sales Forecasts
  • Budgeting Manufacturing Costs
  • Budgeting For Sales, Advertising And Distribution Expenses
  • Budgeting General And Administrative Expenses
  • Budgeting Research And Development
  • Cash Flow Forecasting And Cash Budgeting
  • Use Of A Spreadsheet Program And Software For Budgeting
  • Budgeting Capital Expenditures
  • Zero-Based Budgeting: Priority Budgeting For Best Resource Allocation
  • Budgeting For Service Organizations
  • Budgeting For NonProfit Organizations
  • Presentation Method: QAS Self-Study

    Category: Finance

    CPE credit: 12 Hours

    Program Level: Update

    Prerequisites: None

    Advance Preparation: None

    Exam expiration date: Participants must submit exams for grading within one year from the date of purchase

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