|Course at QLS||Level 3|
|Endorsement||Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme|
|Study Method||Distance Learning|
|Course Duration||200 Recommended Study Hours|
|Entry Requirements||No Entry Requirements|
One of the few things every business and organisation in the world has in common is its reliance on effective and accurate budgeting. Even non-profit companies and public sector offices are no exceptions to the rule. Without meticulous control over essential budgets, operational costs would eventually render any business unviable. Regardless of the size, type or purpose of the business, financial performance will determine both its success and long-term stability. In terms of career prospects, those with professional budgeting knowledge and experience have the potential to play a key role in almost any business in any contemporary global sector.
This financial management online course, has been designed for those looking to begin or advance ongoing careers in financial management positions. Charged with the task of monitoring and managing the financial ‘health’ of the business, the role of the budget planner is one of multiple interconnected disciplines. Over the course of four intensive modules, of online financial management course, candidates explore a series of financial fundamentals along with the key elements that combine to create accurate and effective budget plans. Long-term budget management is also discussed at length, along with techniques for pitching budget proposals and comparing viable investment opportunities.
As budget planning plays a key role in largely every business worldwide, successful candidates will have an extraordinary variety of career opportunities to explore.
The online financial management course, is delivered over four in-depth modules:
Module 1 – The Fundamentals of Finance
Commencing the course, Module 1 introduces candidates to the most important fundamentals of finance from a contemporary corporate perspective. The primary responsibilities and duties of those involved in professional budget planning are outlined and explored, along with a series of associated challenges and an exploration of the accounting cycle.
Module 2 – Budget Planning Basics
Course Module 2 follows with an in-depth discussion of essential budget planning basics. Along with a deeper exploration of the business budgeting process in general, candidates are introduced to various business budget types, budget definitions and the core elements/mechanics of the contemporary corporate budget.
Module 3 – Monitoring and Managing Budgets
The third course module takes things one step further from the planning process to discuss professional techniques and strategies for monitoring and managing business budgets. A broad definition and exploration of the importance of ratio analysis is provided, along with how to go about successfully pitching a business budget proposal.
Module 4 – Comparing Investment Opportunities
In the closing module, focus shifts to the comparison and consideration of viable investment opportunities from a modern business perspective. Along with the importance of strategic decision making, candidates investigate potential ROI evaluation techniques, effective cost-benefit analysis techniques and ISO 9001:2008.
Paying in Instalments: £385(Interest FREE Instalments)
No of Instalments: 12
Each Instalment: £25
Pay in Full: (£75 Discount) £310
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).
This course and/or training programme has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.