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23 June 2022

Finance essentials - introduction to budgeting

Category: MASTER COURSE

Part of BPP’s Finance for Non-Financial Managers programme, this course is for any manager wishing to understand the processes and techniques that lead to an informed budget.

Who should attend?
This highly interactive course is for anyone who needs to construct a budget or need to understand more about the budgeting process.

What you will gain
Budgeting is something that managers are often asked to do without any formal training on how this should be done. This course explains the structures that excellent businesses have in place to make their budgets robust. In doing so it challenges the business to only commit funds that will take the business where it wants to go. This course also covers tools and techniques to make sure the sales price for goods will lead to the required profit margins and discusses the reasons for why budgeting often doesn’t “work”.

This course is part of BPP’s Finance for Non-Financial Managers programme that consists of 8 half day modules. The courses are designed to be stand alone but, as a programme, provide a comprehensive understanding of key finance concepts for non-finance managers from accounts production and interpretation to budgeting and forecasting. The courses in the programme are:

Finance essentials - the statements
Finance essentials - the principles
Finance essentials - introduction to control and audit
Finance essentials - company accounts and the annual report
Finance essentials - introduction to strategy and the business case
Finance essentials - introduction to investment appraisal
Finance essentials - introduction to budgeting
Finance essentials - introduction to forecasting and reporting

Programme outline
By the end of this course delegates will, with the aid of their notes, be able to:

  • Explain the organisational structures that lead to a robust budget creation
  • Construct a supported budget on an accruals basis
  • Construct a cash budget
  • Appreciate the difference between revenue budgets and capital budgets
  • Explain and calculate budgeted costs for goods using absorption or marginal costing
  • Calculate a break even sales volume for goods
  • Profile a budget
  • Appreciate the challenges and behavioural issues surrounding budget construction

The course will start at 9.30am and ends at 12.45pm. Refreshments are provided.
3 CPD hours (where applicable). 

CIMA work in partnership with BPP Professional Education to offer CPD training courses

Booking Information

Date Location Price
23 June 2022 - 09:30 London - morning course Price: GBP 265.00
Plus VAT
23 August 2022 - 09:30 Online Live - morning course Price: GBP 265.00
Plus VAT
21 September 2022 - 09:30 London - morning course Price: GBP 265.00
Plus VAT
10 October 2022 - 09:30 Online Live - morning course Price: GBP 265.00
Plus VAT
9 November 2022 - 09:30 London - morning course Price: GBP 265.00
Plus VAT
8 December 2022 - 09:30 Online Live - morning course Price: GBP 265.00
Plus VAT

Finance essentials - introduction to budgeting

Part of BPP’s Finance for Non-Financial Managers programme, this course is for any manager wishing to understand the processes and techniques that lead to an informed budget.

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We can develop tailored training programmes to enhance the finance and business skills of staff across your organisation. To discuss how we can meet your learning and development needs please email us.

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If you have any queries please email cima@bpp.com or phone us on: +44 (0)3300 603400.

The venue for this course will be confirmed 14 days before the scheduled date. 

CIMA work in partnership with BPP Professional Education to offer CPD training courses.  

This course will be delivered by BPP Professional Education Limited (“BPP”).  Accordingly, when you sign up for this course, CIMA will pass on the contact details you have provided to BPP so that they can contact you to complete your booking and process payment.  BPP will process any personal information it collects about you in accordance with its privacy policy, which is available at: https://www.bpp.com/professional-education/privacy

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