Budgeting (one-day training)

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.

What it covers

  • Why budget?
  • Operational budgets.
  • Cash flow budgets.
  • Using budgets to manage and control the business.

Skills gained

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.

Length and certification

The training programme runs for one day. You’ll receive a certificate of attendance at the end of the programme.

 

2018 Location and provider Duration Cost
Thursday 14 June Barnsley - Independent Training Services 1 day  £199 (+VAT)
Monday 9 July Cambridge - GBC Learning  1 day  £265 (+VAT)
Thursday 12 July Bradford - Independent Training Services 1 day  £199 (+VAT)
Friday 27 July London - Pitman Training 1 day  £265 (+VAT)
Monday 6 August Cambridge - GBC Learning  1 day  £265 (+VAT)
Friday 10 August London - Pitman Training 1 day  £265 (+VAT)
Thursday 13 September Barnsley - Independent Training Services 1 day £199.00 + vat
Monday 17 September Cambridge - GBC Learning  1 day  £265 (+VAT)
Friday 12 October London - Pitman Training 1 day  £265 (+VAT)
Friday 2 November London - Pitman Training 1 day  £265 (+VAT)
Thursday 15 November Bradford - Independent Training Services 1 day £199.00 + vat
Friday 14 December London - Pitman Training 1 day  £265 (+VAT)
Wednesday 5 December Barnsley - Independent Training Services 1 day  £199.00 + vat
1. Why budget?
  • What a budget is.
  • When to budget.
  • Why business complete budgets.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. Using budgets to manage and control the business
  • The budgeting process.
  • The importance of completing budgets.
  • How to use budgets.

Delivery options

This AAT Essentials training programme can be delivered either as an open training programme or in-house for your staff.

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