MBAexpress: Better Budgeting and Forecasting

12:00 pm–1:00 pm ET

# of CPE Credits



What comes to mind when you think of budgeting? Takes too long? No follow-up? It protects the status-quo? If you’ve considered “banning the budget”. This course will show you how to transform it into a planning process that helps your organization achieve its strategy.
Discover 15 best practices to change your budgeting process that results in a detailed one year budget, to a planning process resulting in a strategic, progressive and long-term achievement of your goals. 


*Recognize key differences between planning and budgeting *Identify best practices to use in your planning process *Define key elements of rolling forecasts *Describe two ways to determine a break-even


*Budgeting Best Practices *SWOT Analysis *The 80/20 rule *Common budget problems *Rolling forecasts *Spontaneous assets and liabilities *The effects of bad data *Contingency opportunities

Who Should Attend

CPAs, corporate finance teams, business leaders, and other financial professionals

Required Knowledge


Advanced Prep


Event Speaker(s)

Ms. Jennifer Howard Elder, CMA, CIA, CFF, CGMA ( Business Learning Institute, Towson, MD ), Mr. Peter Margaritis ( Business Learning Institute, Towson, MD ),

Additional Event Information

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Friday, November 13, 2020 (11:00 am–12:00 pm ET)
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Thursday, December 10, 2020 (2:00 pm–3:00 pm ET)
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Tuesday, August 18, 2020 (1:00 pm–2:00 pm ET)
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Event Vendor:Business Learning Institute
Field of Study:Business Management & Organization
Level: Basic
Other:New Course

Event Type:Webcast
NASBA Instructional Method:Group Internet Based
Event Code:W0041320

Registration Fees

Registration FeeEarly BirdRegular
NCACPA MemberN/A$40.00
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