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Business Budgeting 101: How to Plan, Save, and Manage


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Course Description

This course will show you everything you need to know about business budgeting and cost cutting. You will be introduced to the different aspects of business financial tools and will have an essential primer to current business trends in cost cutting and increasing profits. At the conclusion of this course, you will understand important budgeting concepts, time tested strategies, and be able to see and easily implement savings for your company.

These topics will be discussed:

  • Business Budget: We will discuss the different aspects of a business budget and how to implement a discipline for your budget that will be reasonable for your staff. 
  • Cash Flow & Related Issues: We will cover the basics of cash flow, short-term cash flow, long-term cash flow, how they affect your P&L statement and profit sheets.
  • Business Savings and Cost Cutting: We will discuss the various areas of savings and cost cutting to explore in your company. We will also discuss employee  involvement and motivation and non-traditional areas to examine.
  • Payroll Budgeting: We will cover the basics of payroll budgeting, essentials to keep in mind, and both the trend in handling them and some non-traditional methods.
  • Tax Concerns: We will discuss effective strategies for managing taxes is to establish a budget for your company's taxes.
  • Business Plan: We will cover the importance of creating a business plan, how to create one and how to make it a strong presentation.
  • Business P&L Reports: We will take an overview of your Profit & Loss Reports, what goes where, how to read them and the essentials for a successful business manager to know.
  • Profit Margin Guarantees & Staying in the Black:  We will cover basic and popular theories and practices in the business world.
  • Balance Sheets and the Business Cycle: We will cover the importance and uses of the company's Balance Sheet and we will briefly visit the concepts of the Business Cycle.
  • Traps and Mishaps: We will address the dilemma of overcoming our inevitable errors in business and managementCompany Savings.
  • We will focus on savings and how to make the most progress toward savings by utilizing the good will and brain power of your staff. You will have an overview of how to continue to increase your company's savings and how to encourage sales and staff members with rewards without giving away the savings.
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Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Know the need and purpose of a business budget.
  • Define cash flow.
  • Describe procedures involved in business savings and cost cutting.
  • Describe the purpose and processes involved in payroll budgeting.
  • Know common tax concerns.
  • Describe a business plan.
  • Describe the purpose and importance business P&L Reports.
  • Define Profit Margin Guarantees
  • Evaluate Balance Sheets and the Business Cycle, and
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
 
 
 
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Course Lessons

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Lesson 1: Business Budget

This lesson will cover the basics of creating your business budget. We will discuss the different aspects of a business budget and how to implement a discipline for your budget that will be reasonable for your staff. 100 Total Points
  • Lesson 1 Video
  • Review Article: Business Plan Advice
  • Review Article: Visual Basics
  • Take Poll: Budget Smudget
  • Complete: Lesson 1 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 1 Exam: Business Budget

Lesson 2: Cash Flow and Related Issues

In this lesson, we will cover the basics of cash flow, short-term and long-term, and how it affects your profit and loss statement and profit sheets. 115 Total Points
  • Lesson 2 Video
  • Review Article: Cash Flow Ins and Outs
  • Review Article: Understanding P&Ls
  • Complete: Lesson 2 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 2 Exam: Cash Flow & Related Issues

Lesson 3: Business Savings and Cost-cutting

Lesson 3: Business Savings and Cost-cutting 120 Total Points
  • Lesson 3 Video
  • Review Article: Business Cycles
  • Review Article: Cost Cutting Know-How
  • Take Poll: What Say You?
  • Complete: Lesson 3 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 3: Business Savings and Cost Cutting

Lesson 4: Payroll Budgeting

In this lesson, we will cover the basics of payroll budgeting, essentials to keep in mind, and both the trend in handling them and some non-traditional methods. 130 Total Points
  • Lesson 4 Video
  • Review Article: Budgeting Concerns
  • Complete: Lesson 4 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 4 Exam: Payroll Budgeting

Lesson 5: Tax Concerns

Tax Concerns: One of the most effective strategies for managing taxes is to establish a budget for your company's tax obligations. 130 Total Points
  • Lesson 5 Video
  • Complete: Lesson 5 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 5 Exam: Tax Concerns

Lesson 6: Business Plan

In this lesson, we will cover the importance of creating a business plan, how to create one, and how to make it a strong presentation. 120 Total Points
  • Lesson 6 Video
  • Complete: Lesson 6 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 6 Exam: Business Plan

Lesson 7: Business Profit and Loss Reports

In this lesson, we will take an overview of your profit and loss reports, what goes where, how to read them, and the essentials for a successful business manager to know. 115 Total Points
  • Lesson 7 Video
  • Review Article: Know Your Business Vocabulary
  • Review Article: Know your P&L Statement
  • Complete: Lesson 7 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 7 Exam: Business P&L Reports

Lesson 8: Profit Margin Guarantees and Staying in the Black

While we could hypothesize together about the many ways to create a profit in any given business, this lesson will cover basic and popular theories and practices in the business world. 110 Total Points
  • Lesson 8 Video
  • Review Article: Profit Margins are the Key to Success
  • Take Poll: Rewards and Perks
  • Complete: Lesson 8 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 8 Exam: Profit Margin Guarantees & Staying in the Black

Lesson 9: Balance Sheets and the Business Cycle

In this lesson, we will cover the importance and uses of the company's balance sheet and briefly visit the concepts of the business cycle. 110 Total Points
  • Lesson 9 Video
  • Review Article: Balancing Act
  • Complete: Lesson 9 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 9 Exam: Balance Sheets and the Business Cycle

Lesson 10: Traps and Mishaps

This lesson will address the dilemma of overcoming our inevitable errors in business and management. 115 Total Points
  • Lesson 10 Video
  • Review Article: Growth Challenges
  • Complete: Lesson 10 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 10 Exam: Traps and Mishaps

Lesson 11: Company Savings

This lesson will focus on savings and how to make the most progress toward savings by utilizing the goodwill and brain power of your staff. You will have an overview of how to continue to increase your company's savings and how to encourage sales and sta 615 Total Points
  • Lesson 11 Video
  • Review Article: Generating Savings
  • Review Article: Maximize Your Business Worth
  • Take Poll: How would you rate this course?
  • Take Survey: Program Evaluation Follow-up Survey (End of Course)
  • Complete: Lesson 11 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 11 Exam: Company Savings
  • Complete: The Final Exam
1780
Total Course Points

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Course Title: Business Budgeting 101: How to Plan, Save, and Manage
Course Number: 8900051
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
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Course Type: How To
CEU Value: 0.7 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Instructor: John Chouinard
Syllabus: View Syllabus
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Course Fee: $50.00 (no CEU Certification) || with CEU Certification: $75.00

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