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Planning and Budgeting
CPE Self-study

Planning and Budgeting

This CPE course explores the purposes of budgeting including planning, control and evaluation, coordination, communication, motivation, and authorization. It covers both functional and master budgets, and explains each step of budget preparation.

$89 - $109
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Format

Online

NASBA Field of Study

Business Management and Organization

Level

Basic

CPE Credits

4

Author(s)

Kaplan Publishing Limited

Availability

1 year

Product Number

165383

 Business & partner 
Learning Outcomes
  • When you complete this course, you will be able to:
  • Identify the advantages and benefits of traditional and alternative methodologies of budgeting and forecasting.
  • Calculate a budget for any account in the master budget, based on projections/forecasts and managerial targets.
  • Analyze performance using budgets, recognizing alternative approaches and sensitivity to variable factors.
  • Identify the consequences of ‘what if’ scenarios.
Key Topics
  • Budget
  • Purposes of budgeting
  • Functional budgets and the master budget
  • Sensitivity analysis
  • Periodic vs rolling budgets
  • Alternative approaches to budgeting
Product Details

This CPE course is included in the 60+ hours of Financial Performance Management Program. It can also be purchased individually or as a part of Forecasting and Performance Evaluation.

A budget is a quantitative or financial plan relating to the future. This CPE course explores the purposes of budgeting including planning, control and evaluation, coordination, communication, motivation, and authorization. It explains both functional and master budgets, as well as an explanation for each step of budget preparation. There is always a significant degree of uncertainty concerning many of the elements incorporated within a business plan or budget. This course examines sensitivity analysis, which involves revising the budget on the basis of a series of varied assumptions. In addition, it includes information on periodic versus rolling budgets as well as alternative approaches to budgeting.

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Nonmembers
Online
$109.00
AICPA Members
Online
$89.00

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Credit Info
CPE Credits
Online
4
NASBA Field of Study
Business Management and Organization
Level
Basic
Prerequisites
None
Access
Online
This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for 1 year after purchase date.
Instructors
Kaplan Publishing Limited
Shipping and delivery
Shipping costs  and sales taxes will be added later during checkout
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Planning and Budgeting
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$109.00
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