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Duration: 1 Hour
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In the past, many companies focused on high level P&L forecasting with, at best, a very short-term, daily treasury forecast. With an increased focus on cash during the recent financial downturn, cash forecasting became a key aspect of the financial management of a business. In this course we will discuss treasury forecasting, its goals and benefits.

The course covers different types of forecasting from very short through medium and long term forecasts and their different objectives. We cover traditional approaches like direct and indirect cash flow forecasting, and I share some common techniques used for treasury forecasting. We end up with a few “golden rules” for accurate cash flow forecasting and you will be in a much better position to forecast cash accurately for your company.

Course Collections

This course is included in the following Course Collections:

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the main benefits of forecasting in treasury
  • Recognize how to apply forecasting methods according to business objectives
  • Discover how to formulate golden rules to help improve cash flow forecasting accuracy

 

 

13 Reviews (34 ratings)Reviews

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Member's Profile
Great Lesson!
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Anonymous Author
This course could be improve with more graphical representations of the subject. The slides have too much text and there should be more detailed explanations of the various concepts.
5
Anonymous Author
Great overview
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Good overview
3
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A little more basic than was indicated. A decent primer for someone not familiar with cash forecasting.
5
Anonymous Author
Good course for any financial professional.
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Anonymous Author
rather theoretical course. Would be great if the author can provide more concrete examples.
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Member's Profile
First thing would be some examples. If the course is longer so be it. This is really a comment on all of the courses I've taken to this point. Just started so I've only done three. This one was the most detailed but would appreciate either examples or references to examples. Will be looking on my own.
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Anonymous Author
Good overview of various approaches
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Anonymous Author
Very insightful and helpful in understanding the forecasting process
5
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This is a detailed course regarding methods, terminology and application of various forecasting techniques. I good primer to understand the various aspects of cash flow forecasting.
5
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Course is well written but lacks graphics and tables in all methods of forecasting.
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Anonymous Author
I was able to learn a few new things regarding the way a CFO should look at ratio / treasury in regards to cash flow forecasting.

Prerequisites

Prerequisite: Exposure to corporate finance

 

Advanced Preparation: None

 

Education Provider Information

Company:
Illumeo, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara St., Suite 1215, San Jose, CA 95113
Contact:
For more information regarding this course, including complaint and cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (408) 400- 3993 ext. 106, or send an e-mail to .
Course Syllabus
INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW
Forecasting
  10:02 Different Types/Methods for Cash Forecasting and Its Main Benefits
  13:18 Forecasting Techniques According the Business Objectives
  9:13Analyzing the Forecast and Effective Working Capital Management
CONCLUSION
  8:43Rules and Process for Accurate Cash Flow Forecasting
SUPPORTING MATERIALS
  PDFSlides: Forecasting in Treasury
  PDFForecasting in Treasury Glossary/Index
REVIEW & TEST
  quizREVIEW QUESTIONS
 examFINAL EXAM