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Here is the outline of the AI in accounting and finance course:

  1. The history of ChatGPT and Large Language Models (including about me)

  2. Why it is essential for forward-thinking accounting firms

  3. The shortcomings

  4. How you benefit from ChatGPT

  5. The best use cases (in overview)

  6. How to set up your account and use ChatGPT

  7. Prompt engineering and why it is so important

  8. Setting up your custom instructions – the most powerful feature

  9. Ways to improve your practice management, get help with client communications, and an introduction to your new marketing assistant for powerful practice growth

  10. More powerful use cases and advanced features

In more detail here are the sections:

1. The Genesis of ChatGPT and Large Language Models

  • Trace the evolution of ChatGPT and its significance to the accounting profession.

  • Differentiate between ChatGPT and other language models.

  • Illustrate the core features that make ChatGPT unique.

2. The Accounting Revolution: Why ChatGPT Is Your Firm's Future

  • Explain the competitive edge ChatGPT provides to accounting firms.

  • Illustrate the efficiency and accuracy benefits of integrating ChatGPT.

  • Adopt strategies to seamlessly integrate ChatGPT into daily operations.

3. The Other Side: Pitfalls of Relying Solely on ChatGPT

  • Identify potential challenges and shortcomings of using ChatGPT.

  • Strategize methods to mitigate these challenges in professional scenarios.

4. The ChatGPT Advantage: Unveiling Your Secret Weapon

  • Harness the transformative potential of ChatGPT for your firm.

  • Quantify the ROI of incorporating ChatGPT into business operations.

  • Position ChatGPT as a reliable assistant in your workflow.

5. ChatGPT in Action: Real-world Applications for Accountants

  • Evaluate practical scenarios where ChatGPT excels.

  • Integrate ChatGPT in specific accounting tasks for improved efficiency.

  • Deliver innovative solutions using ChatGPT to tackle accounting challenges.

6. Step by Step: Setting Up and Unleashing ChatGPT's Potential

  • Execute a smooth setup of your ChatGPT account.

  • Navigate and utilize core functionalities for optimal results.

  • Implement best practices for best results.

7. The Art of Prompt Engineering: Why It's the #1 skill you must master

  • Craft precise prompts to retrieve accurate and relevant responses.

  • Tailor prompts for specific accounting tasks and challenges.

  • Innovate in prompt creation to achieve best results for complex queries.

8. Mastering Custom Instructions: Turbocharging Your ChatGPT Experience

  • Design effective custom instructions for specialized tasks.

  • Enhance user experience and results with personalized settings.

  • Deliver solutions faster with well-crafted instructions.

9. Getting practical with use cases

  •  Elevate practice management through ChatGPT-assisted strategies.

  • Elevating Client Relations: ChatGPT as Your Communication Partner

  • Leverage ChatGPT for innovative and impactful marketing campaigns.

10. ChatGPT Power-Plays: Diving Deeper into Advanced Use Cases

  • Creating value for clients with strategic insights

  • How to use ChatGPT for data analysis

  • ChatGPT Plus and advanced functionality

Please Note: This ChatGPT for accountants course’s author is working on providing transcripts, PDFs, and slides where applicable. Unfortunately, until then we will not be able to offer them with this AI in accounting and finance course but felt the course was valuable enough as it is so have chosen to include it on our site. Our sincere apologies for any inconvenience and please let us know any questions using the support bubble on the bottom right of all pages on our site.

ChatGPT for Accountants: Mastering the AI Revolution in Accounting and Finance (Video) (3 Hrs)

Budgeting consumes a massive amount of time and resources. It's a stressful and busy time.

Are there ways to improve the effectiveness of the investment we make in the budget process? Can we make better budgeting decisions that lead to higher performance?

There are options within and beyond traditional budgeting. Each company should consider these options and decide which could improve their budgeting process. Budgeting has many benefits that we can continue to capture and build upon.

This online budgeting course starts by outlining the benefits and challenges of budgeting. Throughout this course, I'll provide tips and alternative budget systems that can mitigate these challenges and capture more benefits.

Next, you'll learn or revisit some foundational concepts for budgeting. I'll build on these to show the pros and cons of later budgeting tips, ideas, and alternatives.

The master budget is a collection of many sub-budgets. I'll show how these fit together to form an aligned plan to achieve a company's strategic goals. There's a method to the madness of when different types of assumptions and calculations are layered into the budget. However, the process is not entirely sequential. It abounds with iterative loops.

The third section walks step-by-step through the budget formation process. The purpose and role of the budget can best be explained in the context of strategic planning. We'll explore which analyses can be done throughout the year to take pressure off the very busy budgeting season. Some lessons cover the nuts and bolts of budget reporting and budgeting tools.

I'll explore a series of budgeting alternatives in the final section of the course. We'll look at rolling forecasts, zero-based budgeting, activity-based budgeting, and many others. We'll also look at operating without a budget. Each alternative has pros and cons that I'll list.

Each lesson in this section gives an overview of the budget alternative to help you decide whether you want to pursue that alternative further. Even if you don't fully adopt these alternatives, you can find ideas to improve your budgeting process.

The online budgeting course concludes by revisiting budgeting process challenges and how the tips and alternatives presented in the course can address or mitigate those challenges.

The course author has been the CFO, SVP of Finance, or Director of Operations of companies with just a few employees to companies with $3 billion in assets and hundreds of employees. He's led, facilitated, or participated in the budgeting process many times.  

Better Budgeting: Budgeting for Better Decisions (10 Hrs)
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Here is the outline of the AI in accounting and finance course:

  1. The history of ChatGPT and Large Language Models (including about me)

  2. Why it is essential for forward-thinking accounting firms

  3. The shortcomings

  4. How you benefit from ChatGPT

  5. The best use cases (in overview)

  6. How to set up your account and use ChatGPT

  7. Prompt engineering and why it is so important

  8. Setting up your custom instructions – the most powerful feature

  9. Ways to improve your practice management, get help with client communications, and an introduction to your new marketing assistant for powerful practice growth

  10. More powerful use cases and advanced features

In more detail here are the sections:

1. The Genesis of ChatGPT and Large Language Models

  • Trace the evolution of ChatGPT and its significance to the accounting profession.

  • Differentiate between ChatGPT and other language models.

  • Illustrate the core features that make ChatGPT unique.

2. The Accounting Revolution: Why ChatGPT Is Your Firm's Future

  • Explain the competitive edge ChatGPT provides to accounting firms.

  • Illustrate the efficiency and accuracy benefits of integrating ChatGPT.

  • Adopt strategies to seamlessly integrate ChatGPT into daily operations.

3. The Other Side: Pitfalls of Relying Solely on ChatGPT

  • Identify potential challenges and shortcomings of using ChatGPT.

  • Strategize methods to mitigate these challenges in professional scenarios.

4. The ChatGPT Advantage: Unveiling Your Secret Weapon

  • Harness the transformative potential of ChatGPT for your firm.

  • Quantify the ROI of incorporating ChatGPT into business operations.

  • Position ChatGPT as a reliable assistant in your workflow.

5. ChatGPT in Action: Real-world Applications for Accountants

  • Evaluate practical scenarios where ChatGPT excels.

  • Integrate ChatGPT in specific accounting tasks for improved efficiency.

  • Deliver innovative solutions using ChatGPT to tackle accounting challenges.

6. Step by Step: Setting Up and Unleashing ChatGPT's Potential

  • Execute a smooth setup of your ChatGPT account.

  • Navigate and utilize core functionalities for optimal results.

  • Implement best practices for best results.

7. The Art of Prompt Engineering: Why It's the #1 skill you must master

  • Craft precise prompts to retrieve accurate and relevant responses.

  • Tailor prompts for specific accounting tasks and challenges.

  • Innovate in prompt creation to achieve best results for complex queries.

8. Mastering Custom Instructions: Turbocharging Your ChatGPT Experience

  • Design effective custom instructions for specialized tasks.

  • Enhance user experience and results with personalized settings.

  • Deliver solutions faster with well-crafted instructions.

9. Getting practical with use cases

  •  Elevate practice management through ChatGPT-assisted strategies.

  • Elevating Client Relations: ChatGPT as Your Communication Partner

  • Leverage ChatGPT for innovative and impactful marketing campaigns.

10. ChatGPT Power-Plays: Diving Deeper into Advanced Use Cases

  • Creating value for clients with strategic insights

  • How to use ChatGPT for data analysis

  • ChatGPT Plus and advanced functionality

Please Note: This ChatGPT for accountants course’s author is working on providing transcripts, PDFs, and slides where applicable. Unfortunately, until then we will not be able to offer them with this AI in accounting and finance course but felt the course was valuable enough as it is so have chosen to include it on our site. Our sincere apologies for any inconvenience and please let us know any questions using the support bubble on the bottom right of all pages on our site.

ChatGPT for Accountants: Mastering the AI Revolution in Accounting and Finance (Video) (3 Hrs)

Budgeting consumes a massive amount of time and resources. It's a stressful and busy time.

Are there ways to improve the effectiveness of the investment we make in the budget process? Can we make better budgeting decisions that lead to higher performance?

There are options within and beyond traditional budgeting. Each company should consider these options and decide which could improve their budgeting process. Budgeting has many benefits that we can continue to capture and build upon.

This online budgeting course starts by outlining the benefits and challenges of budgeting. Throughout this course, I'll provide tips and alternative budget systems that can mitigate these challenges and capture more benefits.

Next, you'll learn or revisit some foundational concepts for budgeting. I'll build on these to show the pros and cons of later budgeting tips, ideas, and alternatives.

The master budget is a collection of many sub-budgets. I'll show how these fit together to form an aligned plan to achieve a company's strategic goals. There's a method to the madness of when different types of assumptions and calculations are layered into the budget. However, the process is not entirely sequential. It abounds with iterative loops.

The third section walks step-by-step through the budget formation process. The purpose and role of the budget can best be explained in the context of strategic planning. We'll explore which analyses can be done throughout the year to take pressure off the very busy budgeting season. Some lessons cover the nuts and bolts of budget reporting and budgeting tools.

I'll explore a series of budgeting alternatives in the final section of the course. We'll look at rolling forecasts, zero-based budgeting, activity-based budgeting, and many others. We'll also look at operating without a budget. Each alternative has pros and cons that I'll list.

Each lesson in this section gives an overview of the budget alternative to help you decide whether you want to pursue that alternative further. Even if you don't fully adopt these alternatives, you can find ideas to improve your budgeting process.

The online budgeting course concludes by revisiting budgeting process challenges and how the tips and alternatives presented in the course can address or mitigate those challenges.

The course author has been the CFO, SVP of Finance, or Director of Operations of companies with just a few employees to companies with $3 billion in assets and hundreds of employees. He's led, facilitated, or participated in the budgeting process many times.  

Better Budgeting: Budgeting for Better Decisions (10 Hrs)
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Here is the outline of the AI in accounting and finance course:

  1. The history of ChatGPT and Large Language Models (including about me)

  2. Why it is essential for forward-thinking accounting firms

  3. The shortcomings

  4. How you benefit from ChatGPT

  5. The best use cases (in overview)

  6. How to set up your account and use ChatGPT

  7. Prompt engineering and why it is so important

  8. Setting up your custom instructions – the most powerful feature

  9. Ways to improve your practice management, get help with client communications, and an introduction to your new marketing assistant for powerful practice growth

  10. More powerful use cases and advanced features

In more detail here are the sections:

1. The Genesis of ChatGPT and Large Language Models

  • Trace the evolution of ChatGPT and its significance to the accounting profession.

  • Differentiate between ChatGPT and other language models.

  • Illustrate the core features that make ChatGPT unique.

2. The Accounting Revolution: Why ChatGPT Is Your Firm's Future

  • Explain the competitive edge ChatGPT provides to accounting firms.

  • Illustrate the efficiency and accuracy benefits of integrating ChatGPT.

  • Adopt strategies to seamlessly integrate ChatGPT into daily operations.

3. The Other Side: Pitfalls of Relying Solely on ChatGPT

  • Identify potential challenges and shortcomings of using ChatGPT.

  • Strategize methods to mitigate these challenges in professional scenarios.

4. The ChatGPT Advantage: Unveiling Your Secret Weapon

  • Harness the transformative potential of ChatGPT for your firm.

  • Quantify the ROI of incorporating ChatGPT into business operations.

  • Position ChatGPT as a reliable assistant in your workflow.

5. ChatGPT in Action: Real-world Applications for Accountants

  • Evaluate practical scenarios where ChatGPT excels.

  • Integrate ChatGPT in specific accounting tasks for improved efficiency.

  • Deliver innovative solutions using ChatGPT to tackle accounting challenges.

6. Step by Step: Setting Up and Unleashing ChatGPT's Potential

  • Execute a smooth setup of your ChatGPT account.

  • Navigate and utilize core functionalities for optimal results.

  • Implement best practices for best results.

7. The Art of Prompt Engineering: Why It's the #1 skill you must master

  • Craft precise prompts to retrieve accurate and relevant responses.

  • Tailor prompts for specific accounting tasks and challenges.

  • Innovate in prompt creation to achieve best results for complex queries.

8. Mastering Custom Instructions: Turbocharging Your ChatGPT Experience

  • Design effective custom instructions for specialized tasks.

  • Enhance user experience and results with personalized settings.

  • Deliver solutions faster with well-crafted instructions.

9. Getting practical with use cases

  •  Elevate practice management through ChatGPT-assisted strategies.

  • Elevating Client Relations: ChatGPT as Your Communication Partner

  • Leverage ChatGPT for innovative and impactful marketing campaigns.

10. ChatGPT Power-Plays: Diving Deeper into Advanced Use Cases

  • Creating value for clients with strategic insights

  • How to use ChatGPT for data analysis

  • ChatGPT Plus and advanced functionality

Please Note: This ChatGPT for accountants course’s author is working on providing transcripts, PDFs, and slides where applicable. Unfortunately, until then we will not be able to offer them with this AI in accounting and finance course but felt the course was valuable enough as it is so have chosen to include it on our site. Our sincere apologies for any inconvenience and please let us know any questions using the support bubble on the bottom right of all pages on our site.

ChatGPT for Accountants: Mastering the AI Revolution in Accounting and Finance (Video) (3 Hrs)

Budgeting consumes a massive amount of time and resources. It's a stressful and busy time.

Are there ways to improve the effectiveness of the investment we make in the budget process? Can we make better budgeting decisions that lead to higher performance?

There are options within and beyond traditional budgeting. Each company should consider these options and decide which could improve their budgeting process. Budgeting has many benefits that we can continue to capture and build upon.

This online budgeting course starts by outlining the benefits and challenges of budgeting. Throughout this course, I'll provide tips and alternative budget systems that can mitigate these challenges and capture more benefits.

Next, you'll learn or revisit some foundational concepts for budgeting. I'll build on these to show the pros and cons of later budgeting tips, ideas, and alternatives.

The master budget is a collection of many sub-budgets. I'll show how these fit together to form an aligned plan to achieve a company's strategic goals. There's a method to the madness of when different types of assumptions and calculations are layered into the budget. However, the process is not entirely sequential. It abounds with iterative loops.

The third section walks step-by-step through the budget formation process. The purpose and role of the budget can best be explained in the context of strategic planning. We'll explore which analyses can be done throughout the year to take pressure off the very busy budgeting season. Some lessons cover the nuts and bolts of budget reporting and budgeting tools.

I'll explore a series of budgeting alternatives in the final section of the course. We'll look at rolling forecasts, zero-based budgeting, activity-based budgeting, and many others. We'll also look at operating without a budget. Each alternative has pros and cons that I'll list.

Each lesson in this section gives an overview of the budget alternative to help you decide whether you want to pursue that alternative further. Even if you don't fully adopt these alternatives, you can find ideas to improve your budgeting process.

The online budgeting course concludes by revisiting budgeting process challenges and how the tips and alternatives presented in the course can address or mitigate those challenges.

The course author has been the CFO, SVP of Finance, or Director of Operations of companies with just a few employees to companies with $3 billion in assets and hundreds of employees. He's led, facilitated, or participated in the budgeting process many times.  

Better Budgeting: Budgeting for Better Decisions (10 Hrs)
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Here is the outline of the AI in accounting and finance course:

  1. The history of ChatGPT and Large Language Models (including about me)

  2. Why it is essential for forward-thinking accounting firms

  3. The shortcomings

  4. How you benefit from ChatGPT

  5. The best use cases (in overview)

  6. How to set up your account and use ChatGPT

  7. Prompt engineering and why it is so important

  8. Setting up your custom instructions – the most powerful feature

  9. Ways to improve your practice management, get help with client communications, and an introduction to your new marketing assistant for powerful practice growth

  10. More powerful use cases and advanced features

In more detail here are the sections:

1. The Genesis of ChatGPT and Large Language Models

  • Trace the evolution of ChatGPT and its significance to the accounting profession.

  • Differentiate between ChatGPT and other language models.

  • Illustrate the core features that make ChatGPT unique.

2. The Accounting Revolution: Why ChatGPT Is Your Firm's Future

  • Explain the competitive edge ChatGPT provides to accounting firms.

  • Illustrate the efficiency and accuracy benefits of integrating ChatGPT.

  • Adopt strategies to seamlessly integrate ChatGPT into daily operations.

3. The Other Side: Pitfalls of Relying Solely on ChatGPT

  • Identify potential challenges and shortcomings of using ChatGPT.

  • Strategize methods to mitigate these challenges in professional scenarios.

4. The ChatGPT Advantage: Unveiling Your Secret Weapon

  • Harness the transformative potential of ChatGPT for your firm.

  • Quantify the ROI of incorporating ChatGPT into business operations.

  • Position ChatGPT as a reliable assistant in your workflow.

5. ChatGPT in Action: Real-world Applications for Accountants

  • Evaluate practical scenarios where ChatGPT excels.

  • Integrate ChatGPT in specific accounting tasks for improved efficiency.

  • Deliver innovative solutions using ChatGPT to tackle accounting challenges.

6. Step by Step: Setting Up and Unleashing ChatGPT's Potential

  • Execute a smooth setup of your ChatGPT account.

  • Navigate and utilize core functionalities for optimal results.

  • Implement best practices for best results.

7. The Art of Prompt Engineering: Why It's the #1 skill you must master

  • Craft precise prompts to retrieve accurate and relevant responses.

  • Tailor prompts for specific accounting tasks and challenges.

  • Innovate in prompt creation to achieve best results for complex queries.

8. Mastering Custom Instructions: Turbocharging Your ChatGPT Experience

  • Design effective custom instructions for specialized tasks.

  • Enhance user experience and results with personalized settings.

  • Deliver solutions faster with well-crafted instructions.

9. Getting practical with use cases

  •  Elevate practice management through ChatGPT-assisted strategies.

  • Elevating Client Relations: ChatGPT as Your Communication Partner

  • Leverage ChatGPT for innovative and impactful marketing campaigns.

10. ChatGPT Power-Plays: Diving Deeper into Advanced Use Cases

  • Creating value for clients with strategic insights

  • How to use ChatGPT for data analysis

  • ChatGPT Plus and advanced functionality

Please Note: This ChatGPT for accountants course’s author is working on providing transcripts, PDFs, and slides where applicable. Unfortunately, until then we will not be able to offer them with this AI in accounting and finance course but felt the course was valuable enough as it is so have chosen to include it on our site. Our sincere apologies for any inconvenience and please let us know any questions using the support bubble on the bottom right of all pages on our site.

ChatGPT for Accountants: Mastering the AI Revolution in Accounting and Finance (Video) (3 Hrs)

Budgeting consumes a massive amount of time and resources. It's a stressful and busy time.

Are there ways to improve the effectiveness of the investment we make in the budget process? Can we make better budgeting decisions that lead to higher performance?

There are options within and beyond traditional budgeting. Each company should consider these options and decide which could improve their budgeting process. Budgeting has many benefits that we can continue to capture and build upon.

This online budgeting course starts by outlining the benefits and challenges of budgeting. Throughout this course, I'll provide tips and alternative budget systems that can mitigate these challenges and capture more benefits.

Next, you'll learn or revisit some foundational concepts for budgeting. I'll build on these to show the pros and cons of later budgeting tips, ideas, and alternatives.

The master budget is a collection of many sub-budgets. I'll show how these fit together to form an aligned plan to achieve a company's strategic goals. There's a method to the madness of when different types of assumptions and calculations are layered into the budget. However, the process is not entirely sequential. It abounds with iterative loops.

The third section walks step-by-step through the budget formation process. The purpose and role of the budget can best be explained in the context of strategic planning. We'll explore which analyses can be done throughout the year to take pressure off the very busy budgeting season. Some lessons cover the nuts and bolts of budget reporting and budgeting tools.

I'll explore a series of budgeting alternatives in the final section of the course. We'll look at rolling forecasts, zero-based budgeting, activity-based budgeting, and many others. We'll also look at operating without a budget. Each alternative has pros and cons that I'll list.

Each lesson in this section gives an overview of the budget alternative to help you decide whether you want to pursue that alternative further. Even if you don't fully adopt these alternatives, you can find ideas to improve your budgeting process.

The online budgeting course concludes by revisiting budgeting process challenges and how the tips and alternatives presented in the course can address or mitigate those challenges.

The course author has been the CFO, SVP of Finance, or Director of Operations of companies with just a few employees to companies with $3 billion in assets and hundreds of employees. He's led, facilitated, or participated in the budgeting process many times.  

Better Budgeting: Budgeting for Better Decisions (10 Hrs)
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Accounting and Finance for Business Analysis - v11 (Course Id 1169)

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Author : Jae K. Shim, Ph.D., CPA
Course Length : Pages: 213 ||| Review Questions: 78 ||| Final Exam Questions: 73
CPE Credits : 14.5
IRS Credits : 0
Price : $116.95
Passing Score : 70%
Course Type: NASBA QAS - Text - NASBA Registry
Technical Designation: Technical
Primary Subject-Field Of Study:

Accounting - Accounting for Course Id 1169

Description :

This course covers everything businesspeople and managers need to know about accounting and finance. It is directed toward the businessperson who must have financial and accounting knowledge but has little formal training in finance or accounting. This could include a newly promoted middle manager or a marketing manager of a small company.  The entrepreneur or sole proprietor also needs this knowledge; he or she may have brilliant product ideas, but not the limited ideas about financing. The goal of the course is to provide a working knowledge of the fundamentals of finance and accounting that can be applied, regardless of the firm size, in the real world.  It gives managers the understanding they need to function effectively with their colleagues in finance.

Usage Rank : 32683
Release : 2021
Version : 1.0
Prerequisites : Basic Math and Accounting.
Experience Level : Overview
Additional Contents : Complete, no additional material needed
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Advance Preparation : None.
Delivery Method : QAS Self Study
Intended Participants : Anyone needing Continuing Professional Education (CPE).
Revision Date : 30-Mar-2021
NASBA Course Declaration : Participants must complete the final examination within one year of purchase and with a minimum passing grade of 70% or better to receive CPE credit unless otherwise noted on the Course History page (i.e. California Ethics must score 90% or better). After logging in click on the Course History links on your My Courses page for the Begin date and Expire date for the Final Exam.
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NASBA QAS - Text - NASBA Registry - 1169

Keywords : Accounting, Accounting, Finance, Business, Analysis, v11, cpe, cpa, online course
Learning Objectives :

Chapter 1
Essentials of Accounting and Finance

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
  • Identify the non-financial managerís concern with financial planning
  • Recognize the responsibilities of financial managers
  • Distinguish between different business entities

Chapter 2
Types of Cost Data and Cost Analysis

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
  • Define different types of costs
  • Identify the elements of cost behavior

Chapter 3
Contribution Analysis

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
  • Recognize financial components critical to decision analysis
  • Identify the concept of contribution margin
  • Recognize the contribution margin ratio

Chapter 4
Break-Even and Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
  • Recognize the relationships between costs, volume, and profit
  • Identify the computation used for break-even sales

Chapter 5
Cost Data Analysis

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
  • Identify relevant costs in the manufacturing process
  • Recognize components for making financial decisions
  • Identify costs used in future business directions

Chapter 6
Financial Forecasting and Budget Planning

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
  • Identify the importance and value of sales forecasts
  • Recognize how sales forecasts and budgets affect other operational budgets

Chapter 7
Cost Control and Variance Analysis

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
  • Identify variance analysis and its usefulness to financial analysis
  • Recognize when variance analysis should be applied
  • Identify cost variances

Chapter 8
Financial Assets

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
  • Identify components of working capital
  • Recognize methods to finance an asset
  • Identify ways to improve cash management
  • Recognize ways to accelerate cash receipts or delay cash payments

Chapter 9
Accounts Receivable and Credit

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
  • Recognize ways to improve the rate of return with accounts receivable and credit
  • Identify and analyze accounts receivable values

Chapter 10
Inventory

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
  • Recognize inventory management considerations
  • Identify ways to optimize the economic order quantity

Chapter 11
Time Value of Money

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
  • Recognize future values and different loan types
  • Recognize the concept of time value of money
  • Identify capital rationing decisions

Chapter 12
Capital Investment Decisions

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
  • Recognize each of the basic capital investment analysis techniques
  • Recognize the various types of depreciation methods

Chapter 13
Managerial Performance Measures

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
  • Recognize effects on the rate of return on investments (ROI)
  • Identify the basic components of the Du Pont formula used to improve profit

Chapter 14
Segmental Performance Measures

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
  • Recognize the types of responsibility centers
  • Identify the value of transfer pricing

Chapter 15
Short-Term Financing Options

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
  • Identify sources of short-term financing
  • Recognize the value and process of issuing commercial paper and other financing activities

Chapter 16
Intermediate-Term Financing

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
  • Identify intermediate-term bank loans
  • Recognize the advantages of revolving credit

Chapter 17
Long-Term Debt and Equity Financing

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
  • Identify the process of investment banking
  • Recognize issues for venture capital financing
  • Recognize examples of types of long-term debt and their usefulness
  • Identify examples of equity securities

Chapter 18
Uses of Financial Statements

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
  • Recognize the different financial statements and their uses
  • Identify the major components of financial statements

Chapter 19
Accounting Conventions and Recording Financial Data

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
  • Recognize the double-entry system and the accounting equation
  • Recognize how to apply transaction analysis to simple business transactions in terms of the accounting model
  • Identify the entries entered into the journal
  • Recognize how certain transactions affect the balance sheet

Chapter 20
Financial Health and Fitness

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
  • Identify different financial ratios and how they are used.
Course Contents :

Chapter 1:    Essentials of Accounting and Finance

Learning Objectives

The Significance of Finance

The Scope of Finance

The Relationship Between Accounting and Finance

Management Responsibilities

Financial and Operating Environment

Conclusion

Chapter 1 Review Questions

Chapter 2:    Types of Cost Data and Cost Analysis

Learning Objectives

The Purposes of Cost Data

Types of Costs

Cost Analysis

Conclusion

Chapter 2 Review Questions

Chapter 3:    Contribution Analysis

Learning Objectives

Contribution Margin Analysis

Bid Price Determination

Conclusion

Chapter 3 Review Questions

Chapter 4:    Break-Even and Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis

Learning Objectives

Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis

Break-Even Analysis

Margin of Safety

Cash Break-Even Point

Operating Leverage

Sales Mix Analysis

Conclusion

Chapter 4 Review Questions

Chapter 5:    Cost Data Analysis

Learning Objectives

The Concept of Relevant Costs

Special Orders vs. Standard Products

Make-or-Buy Decision

Sell or Process Further

Add or Drop a Product Line

Constraining Factors

Conclusion

Chapter 5 Review Questions

Chapter 6:     Financial Forecasting and Budget Planning

Learning Objectives

Benefits of Forecasting

The Financial Forecasting Process

The Budgetary Process

The Operational Budget

The Financial Budget

Other Considerations

Conclusion

Chapter 6 Review Questions

Chapter 7:    Cost Control and Variance Analysis

Learning Objectives

Benefits of Variance Analysis

Setting Standards

Analyzing Variances

Static vs. Flexible Budgeting

Other Considerations

Conclusion

Chapter 7 Review Questions

Chapter 8:    Financial Assets

Learning Objectives

The Concept of Working Capital

Cash Management

Other Considerations

Conclusion

Chapter 8 Review Questions

Chapter 9:    Accounts Receivable and Credit

Learning Objectives

Implementing Credit System

Establishing Credit and Collection Policies

Optimizing Accounts Receivable

Conclusion

Chapter 9 Review Questions

Chapter 10:    Inventory

Learning Objectives

Inventory Management

Economic Order Quantity

Conclusion

Chapter 10 Review Questions

Chapter 11:    Time Value of Money

Learning Objectives

Future Values: How Money Grows

Present Value: How Much Future Money is Worth Now

Applications

Conclusion

Chapter 11 Review Questions

Chapter 12:    Capital Investment Decisions

Learning Objectives

Investment Analysis Techniques

The Effect of Income Taxes

Depreciation Methods

The Cost of Capital

Conclusion

Chapter 12 Review Questions

Chapter 13:    Managerial Performance Measures

Learning Objectives

What is Return on Investment

Profit Planning

Return on Equity

Conclusion

Chapter 13 Review Questions

Chapter 14:    Segmental Performance Measures

Learning Objectives

Use of Segmental Analysis

Responsibility Centers

Transfer Pricing

Conclusion

Chapter 14 Review Questions

Chapter 15:    Short-Term Financing Options

Learning Objectives

Definition and Considerations

Sources

Commercial Paper

Receivable Financing

Inventory Financing

Other Considerations

Conclusion

Chapter 15 Review Questions

Chapter 16:    Intermediate-Term Financing

Learning Objectives

Major Forms

Conclusion

Chapter 16 Review Questions

Chapter 17:    Long-Term Debt and Equity Financing

Learning Objectives

The Role of Investment Bankers

Publicly vs. Privately Placed Securities

Public Issuance

Venture Capital Financing

Sources of Long-Term Debt Financing

Equity Securities

Other Consideration

Conclusion

Chapter 17 Review Questions

Chapter 18:    Uses of Financial Statements

Learning Objectives

Balance Sheet

Income Statement

Statement of Cash Flows

Conclusion

Chapter 18 Review Questions

Chapter 19:    Accounting Conventions and Recording Financial Data

Learning Objectives

The Accounting Equation

The Account, Ledger, and Chart of Accounts

Steps in Recording Transactions

Conclusion

Chapter 19 Review Questions

Chapter 20:    Financial Health and Fitness

Learning Objectives

Purposes of the Financial Statements

Comparative Financial Statements

Ratio Analysis

Conclusion

Chapter 20 Review Questions

Glossary

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