Budgeting and Forecasting - Practical Approaches Recorded


This course is suitable for finance directors and financial controllers who require accurate financial planning to provide shareholders and financiers with a solid foundation for decision-making.


Venue details:  
Online EU, ,
Start date & time:  
01 January 2021 00:00
End date & time:  
31 January 2022 00:00
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Training ticket cost:  
5.00 Training Tickets accepted
CPD hours:  
Speaker details
First nameLast name
Cormac Lucey


Product type:  
CPD online course
Chartered courses, Strategic finance and management reporting

This course was recorded in autumn 2019

In challenging economic climate where cash is king, accurate budgeting and cash flow forecasting are crucial. If they are done well, the business can plan for the future. If they are done poorly, perpetual firefighting may be the order of the day.

Course Content

The economic environment: what happened and where are we going?

  • Global
  • Eurozone
  • Ireland


  • The role of budgeting within the organisation
  • Practical considerations in budgeting
  • How the business cycle can affect operating results
  • Key variables to watch: growth, costs, capital intensity, ROCE
  • Using Excel in budgeting

Cash Flow Forecasting

  • The critical importance of accurate cash flow forecasting in a crisis
  • Practical considerations in cash flow planning
  • Risk control

Key Learning Outcomes

By the end of this online course participants will have a clear understanding of what is required to produce dependable budgets and cash flow forecasts.