Budgets and Managing Money Online Certificate Course

Review The Fundamentals Of Finance

Budgets and Managing Money Online Certificate Course

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Review The Fundamentals Of Finance

We all play a role in our organization’s financial health, whether we realize it or not. This course will give you the skills that you need to speak knowledgeably about budgets and managing money, and to contribute to the bottom line. We recommend also studying “Accounting Skills for New Supervisors” before beginning this course.

To start this course, you will review the fundamentals of finance (including basic terms, generally accepted accounting principles, and financial roles in an organization). Then, you will learn about different types of budgets and a six-step budgeting process. You will also learn how to monitor budgets, perform basic ratio analysis, and compare investment opportunities.

After you complete this Budgets and Managing Money course, you will be able to:

  • Define basic financial terminology.
  • Prepare a budget of any type or size.
  • Get your budget approved.
  • Perform basic ratio analysis.
  • Make better financial decisions.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required
  3. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  4. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  5. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  6. Certificate of Completion

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone.

Recognition & Accreditation

The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

Session 1: Course Overview

  • Learning Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment

 Session 2: Finance Jeopardy

  • Questions and Answers

 Session 3: The Fundamentals of Finance

  • Recording Financial Transactions
  • Financial Statements vs. Financial Reports
  • Types of Costs
  • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Budgeting Terms
  • Your Role in Company Finances
  • Your Role in Company Finances
  • The Key Players
  • Identifying the Key Players in Your Organization

 Session 4: The Basics of Budgeting

  • Defining a Budget
  • Budget Responsibilities
  • Key Budgeting Points
  • Types of Budgets
  • Sales Budget
  • Expense Budget
  • Production Budget
  • Manufacturing Budget
  • Labor Budget
  • Capital Budget
  • Cash Budget
  • Understanding Where Your Budget Fits In

 Session 5: Parts of a Budget

  • The Planning Parts

 Session 6: The Budgeting Process

  • Overview
  • Step One: Gather the Budget Package
  • Step Two: Lay the Groundwork
  • Case Study, Part One
  • Budget Template
  • Step Three: Identify Your Goals
  • Case Study, Part Two
  • Step Four: Gathering Your Resources
  • Accounting Checklist
  • Marketing and Sales Checklist
  • Budget Management Team Checklist
  • Checklist for Your Supervisor Checklist
  • Checklist for Your Team
  • Steps Five and Six: Planning and Doing
  • Step Six: Do It!
  • Case Study, Part Three
  • Budget Template

 Session 7: Budgeting Tips and Tricks

  • Top Ten Excuses for Being Over Budget
  • Up-Front Budget Maneuvers
  • Not-So-Nice Budget Maneuvers

 Session 8: Monitoring and Managing Budgets

  • Making Connections
  • Making Connections Answer

 Session 9: Crunching the Numbers

  • Understanding Ratio Analysis
  • Sample Balance Sheet
  • Current Ratio
  • Quick Ratio
  • Debt Ratio
  • Net and Gross Profit Margin
  • Return on Sales Ratio
  • Debt to Net Worth Ratio
  • Cash Turnover Ratio
  • Collection Ratio
  • Investment Turnover
  • Return on Investment
  • Making Connections

 Session 10: Getting Your Budget Approved

  • Introduction
  • Tips to Get Your Budget Approved

 Session 11: Comparing Investment Opportunities

  • The Importance of Analysis
  • Payback Period
  • Break-Even Point
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Return on Investment

 Session 12: ISO 9001:2008

  • What is ISO 9001:2008?
  • Making Connections
  • Company Two
  • Company Three

 Session 13: Directing the Peerless Data Corporation

  • Task Explanation
  • The Decision-Making Process
  • Background
  • Company Information
  • Salary Information, Part One
  • Salary Information, Part Two
  • Decision One: Office Relocation
  • Decision 1 – Analysis, Part One
  • Decision 1 – Analysis, Part Two
  • Decision
  • Decision Two: Reproduction Backlog
  • Decision Two: Analysis
  • Hire Reproduction Aid
  • Purchasing New Copying Equipment
  • Decision
  • Decision Three: Improving Supervision
  • Decision Three: Analysis
  • Decision
  • Decision Four: Job Enrichment
  • Decision Four: Analysis
  • Decision
  • Decision Five: Staff Expansion
  • Decision Five: Analysis, Part One
  • Decision Five: Analysis, Part Two
  • Decision

 Session 14: A Personal Action Plan

  • Starting Point
  • Where I Want to Go
  • How I Will Get There

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

About this Course

Review The Fundamentals Of Finance

We all play a role in our organization’s financial health, whether we realize it or not. This course will give you the skills that you need to speak knowledgeably about budgets and managing money, and to contribute to the bottom line. We recommend also studying “Accounting Skills for New Supervisors” before beginning this course.

To start this course, you will review the fundamentals of finance (including basic terms, generally accepted accounting principles, and financial roles in an organization). Then, you will learn about different types of budgets and a six-step budgeting process. You will also learn how to monitor budgets, perform basic ratio analysis, and compare investment opportunities.

After you complete this Budgets and Managing Money course, you will be able to:

  • Define basic financial terminology.
  • Prepare a budget of any type or size.
  • Get your budget approved.
  • Perform basic ratio analysis.
  • Make better financial decisions.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required
  3. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  4. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  5. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  6. Certificate of Completion

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone.

Recognition & Accreditation

The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

Session 1: Course Overview

  • Learning Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment

 Session 2: Finance Jeopardy

  • Questions and Answers

 Session 3: The Fundamentals of Finance

  • Recording Financial Transactions
  • Financial Statements vs. Financial Reports
  • Types of Costs
  • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Budgeting Terms
  • Your Role in Company Finances
  • Your Role in Company Finances
  • The Key Players
  • Identifying the Key Players in Your Organization

 Session 4: The Basics of Budgeting

  • Defining a Budget
  • Budget Responsibilities
  • Key Budgeting Points
  • Types of Budgets
  • Sales Budget
  • Expense Budget
  • Production Budget
  • Manufacturing Budget
  • Labor Budget
  • Capital Budget
  • Cash Budget
  • Understanding Where Your Budget Fits In

 Session 5: Parts of a Budget

  • The Planning Parts

 Session 6: The Budgeting Process

  • Overview
  • Step One: Gather the Budget Package
  • Step Two: Lay the Groundwork
  • Case Study, Part One
  • Budget Template
  • Step Three: Identify Your Goals
  • Case Study, Part Two
  • Step Four: Gathering Your Resources
  • Accounting Checklist
  • Marketing and Sales Checklist
  • Budget Management Team Checklist
  • Checklist for Your Supervisor Checklist
  • Checklist for Your Team
  • Steps Five and Six: Planning and Doing
  • Step Six: Do It!
  • Case Study, Part Three
  • Budget Template

 Session 7: Budgeting Tips and Tricks

  • Top Ten Excuses for Being Over Budget
  • Up-Front Budget Maneuvers
  • Not-So-Nice Budget Maneuvers

 Session 8: Monitoring and Managing Budgets

  • Making Connections
  • Making Connections Answer

 Session 9: Crunching the Numbers

  • Understanding Ratio Analysis
  • Sample Balance Sheet
  • Current Ratio
  • Quick Ratio
  • Debt Ratio
  • Net and Gross Profit Margin
  • Return on Sales Ratio
  • Debt to Net Worth Ratio
  • Cash Turnover Ratio
  • Collection Ratio
  • Investment Turnover
  • Return on Investment
  • Making Connections

 Session 10: Getting Your Budget Approved

  • Introduction
  • Tips to Get Your Budget Approved

 Session 11: Comparing Investment Opportunities

  • The Importance of Analysis
  • Payback Period
  • Break-Even Point
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Return on Investment

 Session 12: ISO 9001:2008

  • What is ISO 9001:2008?
  • Making Connections
  • Company Two
  • Company Three

 Session 13: Directing the Peerless Data Corporation

  • Task Explanation
  • The Decision-Making Process
  • Background
  • Company Information
  • Salary Information, Part One
  • Salary Information, Part Two
  • Decision One: Office Relocation
  • Decision 1 – Analysis, Part One
  • Decision 1 – Analysis, Part Two
  • Decision
  • Decision Two: Reproduction Backlog
  • Decision Two: Analysis
  • Hire Reproduction Aid
  • Purchasing New Copying Equipment
  • Decision
  • Decision Three: Improving Supervision
  • Decision Three: Analysis
  • Decision
  • Decision Four: Job Enrichment
  • Decision Four: Analysis
  • Decision
  • Decision Five: Staff Expansion
  • Decision Five: Analysis, Part One
  • Decision Five: Analysis, Part Two
  • Decision

 Session 14: A Personal Action Plan

  • Starting Point
  • Where I Want to Go
  • How I Will Get There

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Course Summary

Course ID: 002BAMM
Delivery Mode: Online
Access: Lifetime Course Access
Time: Study at your own pace
Duration: 6 - 8 Hours
Assessments: Yes
Qualification: Certificate

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