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Forecasting for Finance: Leveraging Hard Data for Rolling Forecasts

Summary

Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

The future of your business depends on reliable metrics and accurate forecasting. Without sound forecasting, you're hurtling forward without a map. The right tools, the right analysis, and the right application will make forecasting the most powerful weapon in your arsenal. Join us for a live, 60-minute webinar to discover:

  • How to use forecasting to turn hard data into sound strategy
  • Methods for forecast development: Excel and data models
  • Data points that drive the forecast: Staying up to date
  • Just the facts: The data you need - and the details you don't

Program Highlights

  • Building on Reliable Metrics: Analysis to Inform Your Action

    • Key performance measures that drive the forecast: Essential data points
    • Presenting forecasts and preventing pushback across departments
    • Putting the plan in motion: Acting on forecasted data
  • The Rolling Forecast: Identify and Measure Key Business Drivers

    • Different types of rolling forecasts: What's right for your company?
    • Identify and include key metrics while avoiding excess data
    • Keys to applying rolling forecasts to improve financial performance
  • The Financial Forecasting Toolkit: Excel Spreadsheets and Models

    • Methods for condensing and crunching data to get to the numbers you need
    • Essential functions for financial forecasting: Advanced data manipulation
    • Balancing multiple assumptions: Representing contingencies
  • Live Question & Answer Session - Have your questions answered by the expert!

About The Speaker

Carl L Young, MBA, is a former Chief Financial Officer of $275M high growth company and business owner. He is an expert leader in simplifying finance & accounting and business management with over 25 years of training experience.

  • Mr. Young is a consultant and business coach who understands the numbers and people side of business. He is also a turn-around consultant and coach specializing in organization, management, business processes, internal controls and accounting systems
  • He is also a former business owner (CEO) of a manufacturing firm producing small precision parts
  • Carl is the author of Carl Young's Rules of the Business Game, based on Carl's 25 years of experience in senior level finance, accounting, and business management positions and presented in an easy to read and understand format

Program Benefits

Join us for this 60-minute webinar to discover how to create - and act on - financial forecasts that guide your business.


Prerequisites

  • None

Delivery Method

  • Group Internet Based

NASBA Field Of Study

  • Accounting - Finance

Program Level

  • Basic Knowledge Required