Financial Forecasting and Decision Making (SMAA17A)

Thursday, December 14, 2017 | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM (Registration at 8:00 AM) EST | Summit Pointe Conference & Events Center, Spartanburg

Description

Proper planning is key to any company's success. With CPAs constantly being asked to plan a company's future, forecasting is one area to demonstrate your unique value. This course provides the basic tools necessary to project the balance sheet and statements of income and cash flow. Determine the company's maximum sustainable growth and predict its external fund requirements.

Objectives

  • Recall the basics of planning and forecasting financial statements.
  • Recall considerations related to a basic forecasting model.
  • Identify the evidence of growth mismanagement and develop the skills to determine maximum sustainable growth.
  • Apply statistical procedures to forecasting.
  • Analyze projected or forecasted financial statements.

Cost

Standard Registration: $284 SCACPA Members, $384 Non-Members
AICPA Discount: ($30)
Firm Discount: ($15)
Reciprocal Discount: ($100)
Bundle and Save Discount: ($20)

Major Topics

  • Overview of the forecasting process
  • The basic forecasting model
  • Techniques used to forecast sales
  • A case analysis on working capital planning
  • Forecasting the company's capital structure
  • Projecting the income statement and balance sheet
  • Determining maximum sustainable growth
  • Using forecasting to aid growth planning
  • Forecasting short-term cash requirements

DETAILS

Course Code:
SMAA17A

Credits:
8.00 Finance

Field of Study:
Accounting, Auditing

Vendor:
AICPA

Course Type:
Seminars

Level:
Basic

Prerequisite:
None

Advanced Preparation:
None

Location

801 Spartan Boulevard, Spartanburg, SC, 29301

 

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