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Managing Budgets

PTP Training & Marketing Ltd, Online (+7 locations)
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Course description

Managing Budgets

This managing budgets course suits anybody that has a need to understand the basic premise of budgeting. Too frequently in business we ignore the value of our staff being aware of budgeting and its impact on a business.

This Managing Budgets course is available throughout the UK.

CPD Value 5.5 Hours

Outcome / Qualification etc.

  • Greater understanding of budgeting principles
  • An understanding of forecasting techniques
  • An understanding of basic product costing

Training Course Content

  • 09:30 - 10:00 Coffee & Course Objectives
  • 10:00 - 10:30 Glossary of Terms (A look at the jargon that surrounds finance and what it means in real terms)
  • 10:30 - 11:15 The 6 Main Aims of Budgeting (Why is it important for a business to plan, implement and control budgets? Looking at Business Strategy)
  • 11:15 -11:30 Coffee Break
  • 11:30 - 12:15 Product Costing (Looking at examples of Product Costing and how to establish the ideal Selling Price)
  • 12:15 - 13:00 Overhead Allocation (including an understanding of the decision to \'make\' or \'buy\')
  • 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 - 14:30 How we forecast Income and Expenditure and what can impact on the plan
  • 14:30 - 15:00 Forecasting Techniques (A brief look into the types of techniques available and what might influence management decisions)
  • 15:00 - 15:15 Ratio Analysis (A look at what financial information may be available at a glance)
  • 15:15 - 16:30 Management Accounting Package (An introduction to the Profit and Loss accounts, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Financial Reports. This is the way in which we discover whether what was expected has actually occurred)
  • 16:30 Summary & Action Plans Agreed

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Average rating 4.8

Based on 15 reviews.
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Tina Wingfield, British Heritage.
30 Dec 2015

Training was very well delivered. Lack of background knowledge accommodated.

Jill Henderson-Varlin, Eurostar UK Ltd
29 Nov 2015

I think it was pitched perfectly, relaxed and informative, just right.

P Toker, Addaction
29 Oct 2015

Very positive and simply explained. Finance in plain English.


Fee includes all course materials, Participant packs, certification and lunch

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