Introduction to Financial Forecasts and Budgets


Course Description


This course will introduce you to Financial Forecasting; Managing Budgets and Costing.  This will be useful if you are either involved in producing Financial Forecasts or Budgets or if you have a general interest in gaining a better understanding of budgetary control.


Tuesday, 2 July 2019 (9.30am - 12.00pm)

Tuesday, 29 October 2019 (9.30am - 12.00pm)

What can I expect  cover?

You will cover the basics of Financial Forecasts and Budgets (what are they; why are they important and how do we go about getting one); the basics of managing a budget; and you will have a go at costing a new potential activity.

What will I get out of this course?

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Understand what are Financial Forecasts and Budgets
  • Understand the overview of how the University’s Financial Forecasts are produced
  • Understand the importance of managing a budget
  • Identify the costs of a new activity
Who is it for?

All University staff.

Participant preparation needed? None.
Additional Information


What prior experience do I need? None.
Formal assessment



Sonal Joshi (Division of Finance)

Delegate places

Maximum 15 delegates
Minimum 5 delegates

How to make your reservation

Reservations: Please send an email to Sonal Joshi (Division of Finance) email: to book a place at one of these sessions.

Registration closes 48 hours prior to the event.

About the workshop content and the workshop arrangements:
Contact Sonal Joshi (Division of Finance) email tel; (0116) 294 4660.

For Office
Use Only

Course Code: SDCMA134

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Organisational Development,
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University of Leicester,
Room 004, ground floor, Astley Clarke Building,
University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH





0116 252 5021