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An Interactive 2-Day Online Training Course

Controlling Budgets

Operating, Capital, and Cash Budgets, Performance Measurement & Improvement

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26 Sep - 27 Sep 2022



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Course Introduction

Controlling budgets is all about how to react and respond appropriately when the unexpected happens.

This online training course on Controlling Budgets deals comprehensively with the questions you have always wanted to ask about budget setting, and budgetary control, in plain language that is easy to understand. It covers how the tools and techniques of successful operating and capital budgeting, and budgetary control are applied in practice.

This Oxford Management Centre online training course also considers the broadening of performance measurement systems, using the balanced scorecard to link with strategic objectives, and integrating continuous improvement into the budget process. The Instructors own business career experiences and many other real-world business scenarios are shared throughout this stimulating online course to illustrate and reinforce the practical application of the tools and techniques and best practice


By the end of this Controlling Budgets online training course you will be able to:

  • Set an operating budget, cash budget, capital budget, and prepare a master budget
  • Evaluate the use of activity-based budgeting (ABB) to improve performance measurement and management reporting
  • Apply the vital technique of discounted cash flow (DCF) for capital investment appraisal and budgeting
  • Develop budgetary control systems, and variance analysis using flexed budgets
  • Integrate continuous business performance improvement into the budget process and link budgets and KPIs with strategic objectives using the balanced scorecard.

Training Methodology

This online training course will utilize a variety of proven online learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension, retention of the information presented. The training course is conducted Online via an Advanced Virtual Learning Platform in the comfort of any location of your choice.

Who should attend?

This Oxford Management Centre online training course is suitable for a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Business professionals working in operations, manufacturing, R&D, engineering, quality management, procurement and logistics, human resources, and project management roles
  • Accountants, controllers, finance directors, and other finance professionals active in the planning process
  • Those working in general management, sales and marketing, estimating and costing, facilities management, and asset management

Course outline

  • Departmental budgets, labour costs and depreciation
  • Master profit and balance sheet budget preparation and the cash flow budget
  • Activity-based budgeting (ABB)
  • Capital budgeting
  • Capital project investment appraisal using accounting rate of return (ARR) and payback, and the DCF methods of net present value (NPV), internal rate of return (IRR), and modified internal rate of return (MIRR)
  • Capital rationing using the profitability index (PI)
  • Fixed budgets and flexed budgets using standard costing
  • Budgetary control using variance analysis
  • Continuous improvement and the budget process
  • Linking strategic objectives to key performance indicators (KPIs) using the balanced scorecard

To request for the full course outline, you may send email: info@oxford-management.com or call: +971 4 5896164


Oxford Management Centre e-Certificate will be provided to delegates who successfully completed the training course.


All Training Courses delivered by Oxford Management by default are eligible for CPE Credit.

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