How to Create a Budget: online course

Every business needs to plan its expected income and expenditure, and ensure available funds are spent in a considered way. However, this can become a complex task given the many factors at play.

This online course will help you to look at the bigger picture when setting your budgets and provide you with a firm action plan.

It's part of the Business Finance Basics online course bundle of six courses: you can buy it on its own or as part of the whole bundle.

How to buy

Individuals: buy it from AAT Store
Individuals: buy it from AAT Store

Buy the course for £40 or the full AAT Business Finance Basics bundle for £200.

Businesses: submit an enquiry
Businesses: submit an enquiry

Buy a licence for your staff or professional members to access the course and our other Business Finance Basics e-learning courses.

What you'll achieve

When you've completed the course, you'll understand:

  • how to build an operational budget, including how to plan for changes in both prices and volumes
  • how to monitor costs and revenues using variance analysis
  • how budgets link to your profit calculations and cash flow.

Who it's for

This course is perfect if you're:

  • running your own business and looking to improve your financial acumen
  • in a non-financial role but involved in setting and creating budgets
  • looking to upskill by bolstering your basic finance skills.
License on-demand e-learning for your organisation

License on-demand e-learning for your organisation

Embed best practice finance management across your organisation, or boost the value proposition for your members, with an AAT Business Finance Basics licence.

You'll be able to offer your staff or members access to all six of our e-learning courses – so they can access on-demand finance training at their fingertips.

Complete the enquiry form

How to access
Technical specifications

How to access the course

How to Create a Budget is a 30-minute session including video tutorials and interactive learning to test your knowledge as you learn.

  • Businesses: 12-month licence. Access your courses in the AAT Lifelong Learning Portal or add them to your own e-learning platform.
  • Individuals:  12 months' access to the AAT Lifelong Learning Portal. View all the courses you’ve purchased, monitor your latest training activity and create goals to help you achieve your training aims.

Buy or license the course

If you're an employer wanting to license the course, get in touch and we'll get back to you. Or if you want to buy it for yourself, head over to AAT Store.