Forecasting and Budgeting

Moving Beyond Budgeting for Better Planning and Control

Course Overview
For most organizations, the budgeting process is an annual ritual that is deeply embedded in their calendar. However, with many managers today becoming dissatisfied with the results, there is a growing trend to eliminate these budgets. In this segment, Steve Player, Director of BBRT North America and Managing Director of The Player Group, explains how companies are now moving beyond the budgeting process to improve their financial planning and control.

Note: At the end of the video for this course, there is a reference to workshops that have already taken place; please ignore.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:

  • Recognize key developments in the evolution of beyond budgeting;
  • Recognize the problems traditional budgets bring to management, and the importance of beyond budgeting;
  • Identify both the process and leadership principles of beyond budgeting;

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Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

Work experience in a corporate staff environment, or an introductory course in finance

Speaker / Author:

Software & Hardware Requirements:

  • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
  • Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
  • Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
  • Ram: 256 MB minimum
  • Sound card with speakers/headphones
  • Windows or Mac OS


Price (USD)

Standard Rate: $24.95


Course Code : 99SPK17

Release Date : 11/09/2016
Expire Date : 11/09/2020
Credits :
CPE 1.00
QAS 1.00

Course Level : Update
Course Type : Self-Study
Length : 50min
Passing Grade : 70%
Field Of Study : Finance
Theme : Forecasting and Budgeting

Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible

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