Budgets And Financial Reports

Soft Skills
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  Online OnDemand
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If quantity is more than 1, Please add all Attendees' Names /Voucher #/ Learning Credit below separated with a comma. If not specified, we will contact you prior to the class start date. Special Instructions

Money matters can be intimidating for even the smartest people. However, having a solid understanding of basic financial terms and methods is crucial to your career. When terms like ROI, EBIT, GAAP, and extrapolation join the conversation, you"ll want to know what people are talking about, and you"ll want to be able to participate in the discussion.

The Budgets And Financial Reports workshop will give you a solid foundation in finance. We"ll cover topics like commonly used terms, financial statements, budgets, forecasting, purchasing decisions, and financial legislation.

Budgets And Financial Reports Course Outline:

Module One: Getting Started
  • Icebreaker
  • Housekeeping Items
  • The Parking Lot
  • Workshop Objectives
Module Two: Glossary
  • What Is Finance
  • Commonly Used Terms
  • Key Players (People, Jobs)
  • Important Finance Organizations
  • Understanding GAAP
Module Three: Understanding Financial Statement
  • Balance Sheets
  • Income Statements (AKA Profit And Loss Statements)
  • Statement Of Retained Earnings
  • Statement Of Cash Flows
  • Annual Reports
Module Four: Analyzing Financial Statements, Part One
  • Income Ratios
  • Profitability Ratios
  • Liquidity Ratios
  • Working Capital Ratios
  • Bankruptcy Ratios
Module Five: Analyzing Financial Statements, Part Two
  • Long Term Analysis Ratios
  • Coverage Ratios
  • Leverage Ratios
  • Calculating Return On Investment (ROI)
Module Six: Understanding Budgets
  • Common Types Of Budgets
  • What Information Do I Need?
  • Who Should Be Involved?
  • What Should A Budget Look Like?
Module Seven: Budgeting Made Easy
  • Factoring In Historical Data
  • Gathering Related Information
  • Adjusting For Special Circumstances
  • Putting It All Together
  • Computer Based Methods
Module Eight: Advanced Forecasting Techniques
  • Using The Average
  • Regression Analysis
  • Extrapolation
  • Formal Financial Models
Module Nine: Managing The Budget
  • How To Tell If You"re On The Right Track
  • Should Your Budget Be Updated
  • Keeping A Diary Of Lessons Learned
  • When To Panic
Module Ten: Making Smart Purchasing Decisions
  • 10 Questions You Must Ask
  • Determining The Payback Period
  • Deciding Whether To Lease Or Buy
  • Thinking Outside The Box
Module Eleven: A Glimpse Into The Legal World
  • A Brief History
  • The Sarbanes Oxley Act
  • CEO/CFO Certification
  • Thinking Outside The Box
Module Twelve: Wrapping Up
  • Words from the Wise
  • Review of Parking Lot
  • Lessons Learned
  • Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations


No prior experience is needed. 

You may cancel this class 10 or more business days prior to the start date of the class for a full refund. No shows or cancellations made within 10 days will forfeit all fees paid. Online OnDemand can not be cancelled once the access key was generated and sent to the client.