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Most accountants know the basics of the budget process, but is it possible to enhance the process to be more effective, efficient, and even fun? The traditional budgeting process can produce stale results and fatigue amongst both Accounting and cross departmental leadership. Organizations often fall into the trap of following the same steps of annual budgeting without weeding out the flaws that seep in over a number of years. For large and small organizations looking to refresh the results, purpose, and engagement of their budgeting, several key tools will be discussed that are worth contemplating. 

Learn more about the process keys of successful budgets and how to balance the important technical and human components of the process. We discuss these keys in an engaging manner with thoughtfulness towards understanding our flaws and strengths, including how to build on these characteristics towards an enjoyable solutions-based method that should deliver effective results for your organization.

The major topics covered in this class include:

  • Identifying the flaws in the budgeting process
  • Budget overhaul versus just a tune up
  • Steps to budget for economic and external factors beyond our control
  • Understanding your own leadership tendencies and applying them to your strengths
  • How to make the budget flexible
  • Using traits of the balanced scorecard approach to apply to your budgeting
  • Common budgetary problems and discussion of solutions
  • Steps towards a better budget and maybe even a better you

Who will benefit: 

  • Business leaders, CEOs, CFOs, accountants, corporate financial managers, business owners, risk managers, Controllers, public practice CPAs, entrepreneurs, consultants, and the professionals who advise them.

This webcast is hosted on CPA Crossing's platform. Attendees will receive instructions on how to attend the webcast via e-mail.

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