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.


Unfortunately, there are no further dates scheduled at present.

When workshop dates are available they will be released and advertised here on the course description.

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

Please email Sonal Joshi (Division of Finance) email: with the date you wish to attend and include your full name, department and IT account details.

Please ensure this training has been approved by your Line Manager/Supervisor and you have permission to attend on the date specified.

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.

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Course Code: SDCMA134

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Organisational Development,
Division of Human Resources,
University of Leicester,
Room 004 (ground floor),
Astley Clarke Building,
University Road,
Leicester, LE1 7RH





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