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Budgeting: Techniques and Applications
This publication helps financial managers understand and apply sound budgeting skills in a clear and organised process that leads you through the analysis and thought processes behind effective budgeting. With this guide in hand, move your current method of budgeting to a higher level by creating budget action plans and prioritising capital spending needs.

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Budgeting is more than just technical skills. In this book you learn how to apply leading edge tools and methods to make your budget planning process more strategic and flexible. You will be able to build a set of decision-making processes early on and discover how to use them to make smart allocation choices that benefit your entire organisation. The publication also leads you to processes and action steps that can increase your bottom line. Use it to:

  • Profile the overall planning and budget process
  • Measure personnel activities to build a performance-based budget
  • Establish priorities for spending on capital needs
  • Develop and use budgeted action plans and initiatives
  • Develop a process for calculating the return on investment for expenditures and headcount increases
  • Justify the costs of a department, team, or job function
  • Provide guidance for solving many high level budget problems

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CGMA designation holders qualify for discounted pricing on this product. In order to receive your special pricing, you must be registered and signed in. View the complete list of development products available on CGMA.org.

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Ron Rael, CPA

Ron Rael, CPA, is a thought leader for the CPA profession on leadership and CFO/controllership topics. He is the CEO of the High Road Institute, a leadership development organisation. Ron has authored content on topics such as professionalism, customer service, budgeting, accountability, governance, risk management, and strategic planning. He has coached more than 10,000 accounting professionals in organisations and leadership teams throughout the United States and Canada. Ron's industry experience comes from working in two large corporations, as well as from leading accounting teams in numerous closely held businesses.

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American Institute of CPAs

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) is the world’s largest member association representing the CPA profession, with more than 418,000 members in 143 countries, and a history of serving the public interest since 1887. AICPA members represent many areas of practice, including business and industry, public practice, government, education and consulting.

The AICPA sets ethical standards for the profession and U.S. auditing standards for private companies, nonprofit organizations, federal, state and local governments. It develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination, and offers specialized credentials for qualified professionals who concentrate on personal financial planning; forensic accounting; business valuation; and information management and technology assurance. With The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), it offers the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation, which sets the global benchmark for quality and recognition in management accounting.

The AICPA and CIMA also make up the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (the Association), which represents public and management accounting globally, advocating on behalf the public interest and advancing the quality, competency and employability of CPAs, CGMAs and other accounting and finance professionals worldwide.

The AICPA maintains offices in New York, Washington, DC, Durham, NC, and Ewing, NJ.

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