Budgeting For Managers Course

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Radisson Blu Hotel, Nairobi Upper Hill

Elgon Road

Nairobi, Nairobi County


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Duration: 3 Days

Theme: Be Bold

Target Audience

This course provides training for budgeting managers and anyone who contributes to budget and forecasts.

Course Aim

  • Our budgeting and forecasting training course help to demystify the world of budgeting and provide participants with the techniques and confidence to manage and control their budget effectively.

  • Financial terms and budgeting tools will be explained in a way that a non financial manager will understand and relate to in their own line of work.

  • The trainer will use real life examples and case studies and encourage participants to work in small groups, working interactively and enjoying the subject!

Course Objectives

By the end of this three days course, the participants will have:

  • Understood the role and principal of budgeting

  • Confident in using budgeting tools and techniques

  • Appreciated the issues and challenges of finance management from both the “ Customer” and the organization’s perspective

  • The ability to analyze and to challenge finance and accounting information

  • Appreciated the inter-dependence of business functions

Course Outline – Day One

Welcome and Introduction

  • Course objectives and outline for the three days
  • Domestic arrangements and style of programme
  • Facilitator presentation and participant personal introduction


  • The budgeting pyramid: Cash budgeting to capital budgeting
  • The master budget and the budgeting cycle
  • Cash is not profit
  • Facilitator presentation and group discussion

Introduction to Cash Budget

  • The language of costs and costing
  • Allocation and Apportioning of Costs
  • Calculating Break Even
  • Facilitator presentation, group Discussion and Group Exercise: “Cash Budgeting in Action”

Course Outline: Day 2

Introducing the Revenue Budget

  • GAAP, IFRS and Accrual Accounting
  • Income (Profit and Loss) Structure
  • Monitoring and Reporting the Variances
  • Facilitator presentation and group discussion

Introducing Capital Budgeting (Part 1):

  • What is capital?
  • The decision Tree
  • Facilitator presentation, group discussion and group Exercise: ‘ You have USD50,000 to spend’

Introducing Capital Budgeting (Part 2)

  • Cost Benefit Analysis
  • The Language of Cost Benefit Analysis
  • Opportunity Costing
  • Facilitator presentation and Group Discussion

Relating the Budgets to the Balance Sheet and the P&L:

  • The Stakeholders
  • The Balance Sheet and P&L
  • Introducing key financial ratios
  • Facilitators presentation and group exercise: “Reading the Balance Sheet”

Course Outline – Day 3

The essentials of Working Capital

  • Calculating Working Capital
  • The working Capital Cycle
  • Working Capital ‘Culprits’
  • Facilitator presentation and group exercise: Enhancing the ‘ Flow’ of working capital

Next Step

  • Open forum and consolidation
  • Review of Learning and action planning
  • Course feedback


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Payment Options:

We provide 3 payment options, choose one for your convenience, kindly make payments on or before 2nd Feb 2017 in order to secure your seat and be included in the certificate list:

1. Mpesa buy goods till number: 992541

2. Mpesa payment directly to: 0714866633 & we send you a receipt via email

3. Invoice: we can send a bill directly to you or your company; applies only if you are employed and will be sponsored by your company


If you require more details contact our team:

Program Coordinator: sales@salestalkkenya.net

Head of programs on: samuel@salestalkkenya.net

For more information, feel free to contact us on;

Contact Person: Samuel 0714866633

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