COURSE INFORMATION

This training programme is ideal for business professionals without an accountancy or finance background.

Budgeting plays a key role in business planning - it enables you to monitor performance and keep an eye out for danger signs. This training programme will help you prepare budgets, make informed budgeting decisions, and effectively communicate financial information to business partners and the bank.

As well as being open to any individual, this course can be delivered:

  • To meet individual company requirements
  • To company house styles and templates
  • Within company premises
  • Specifically to a group or team of staff
  • One day, 9.30am - 4.30pm 

Why budget?

  • What a budget is
  • When to budget
  • Why businesses complete budgets

Operational budgets

  • Component parts of an operational budget
  • What an operational budget looks like
  • Sources of information for figures in operational budgets
  • Factors that influence figures in operational budgets
  • The scope of an operational budget
  • How to calculate figures for an operational budget

Cash flow budgets

  • Component parts of a cash flow budget
  • What a cash flow budget looks like
  • Sources of information for figures in cash flow budgets
  • Factors that influence figures in cash flow budgets
  • How to calculate figures for a cash flow budget

Using budgets to manage and control the business

  • The budgeting process
  • The importance of completing budgets
  • How to use budgets

After completing the budgeting training programme, you'll be able to:

  • prepare budgets and make informed budgeting decisions
  • effectively communicate financial information to business partners and the bank.
  • There are no formal entry requirements.

AAT Foundation Diploma in Accounting

  • £175 per person 
  • Price includes all course materials, refreshments, and a two course lunch