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Planning, Forecasting and Budgeting

A two-day programme about the techniques used to check that your business plans are financially viable

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  • Format: Bespoke training
  • CPD: 12 hours for your records (depending on your requirements)
  • Certificate of completion

Course overview

This two-day course provides techniques for checking that your business plans and strategy are financially viable. It describes seven techniques that between them improve the accuracy of any forecast you have to make. It also shows how to budget and how to convert the business plan and the short-term forecasts into a financial statement of expected revenues and costs.

Who should attend?

  • Middle and senior managers with commercial responsibilities
  • Business unit heads
  • All those responsible for planning, forecasting and budgeting
  • Senior managers who need to know more about budgeting and forecasting without having to know the intricacies of company finance

Programme at a glance...

Day one

Creating business plans from the strategy

Plans to improve business-as-usual



Day two

The conventional annual budget

One solution to the conventional budget: stop budgeting!

Ways to improve the budget

Using the budget to manage effectively

Getting effective budget accountability

Summary and final questions

David Baines

More details

Run Planning, Forecasting and Budgeting Bespoke training for your team

2 days

Typical duration

Pricing from:

  • GBP 800
  • Per attendee
  • Course tailored to your requirements
  • At your choice of location, or online


We don't have any currently scheduled dates for this course but we can customise it to your requirements and deliver it on an in-house basis for any number of your staff or colleagues.

Contact our in-house training expert Aleksandra Beer to discuss your requirements:


  • Liv-ex Ltd
  • Titlesolv
  • UK Hydrographic Office
  • United Kingdom Hydrographic Office


  • MED-EL Medical Electronics


  • Di Renzo SRL

Multiple colleagues?
Talk to one of our training experts to discuss how to:

Run this course conveniently and cost-effectively in-house for your staff and colleagues

Aleksandra BEER
Training expert

+44 (0)20 7749 4749