CATEGORY TYPE: Finance & Accounting

COURSE NAME:Budgeting & Cost Control


 13-10-2019  17-10-2019  Riyadh/Saudi Arabia Register


All business decision-making involves analyzing situations containing varying degrees of risk, and the available data may be erroneous containing ambiguities and errors. It is important to understand how costs behave so that realistic plans can be produced and appropriate financial resources made available. In this programme, you will learn how to: Identify the principal factors required to produce a successful business case

  •  Develop budgeting & financial skills required for better decision-making
  •  Identify sources of financial and business data to support the budgeting process
  •  Learn new techniques and methodologies to simulate typical business scenarios


  • Participants attending the programme will:
  • Understand the importance of a well-defined budget process
  • Learn costing and budgeting terminology used in business
  • Master techniques for cost-benefit analysis
  • Learn how to construct profit, cash and balance sheet plans and budgets
  • Learn how to evaluate variances from plan and identify corrective actions
  • Understand discounted cash flow (DCF) techniques and their application to financial decision making
  • Use and build EXCEL spreadsheets for financial analysis, from basic models through to Monte Carlo simulation


Day 1 :

The need for Financial Control in Business

  •  Understanding accounting
  •  Management account versus financial accounting
  •  Cost behaviors in Cost-Volume-Profit scenarios
  •  Breakeven and targeted net income scenarios
  •  Business cases with master budgets
  •  Benefit-cost analysis

Day 2 :

Capital Costs and Investment Appraisal

  •  Estimating cash flows within the business system
  •  Understanding Net Present Value (NPV) and Internal Rate of Return (IRR)
  •  Defining the approval criteria and review process
  •  Post-implementation audits of capital projects
  •  Sensitivity analysis and uncertainty
  •  Monte Carlo simulation techniques in budgeting

Day 3 :

Cost Volume Profit Analysis

  • Identifying relevant costs in complex decisions
  • Complex applications of C-V-P analysis
  • Multiple products and services C-V-P
  • Evaluating C-V-P before and after implementation
  • Special sales orders and/or segment analysis
  • Make or buy decisions

Day 4 :

Full Costing, Marginal Costing and Activity Based Costing

  • Comparing full and marginal costing
  • Direct and indirect costs in budgeting for decision making
  • Role of costs in pricing strategies
  • Overhead allocation methods and difficulties
  • Variance analysis of materials, labour, & overhead in manufacturing and services
  • Activity Based Costing (ABC) in manufacturing and services

Day 5 :

Budget Construction and Control

  • Budgeting as a communication process
  • Nature and purpose of budgets for planning and control
  • Budgetary control and variance analysis
  • Responsibility centers: cost, profit and investment
  • Segment reporting internally and externally




  • Professionals who need to evaluate plans for approval and variance reports for corrective action and who need to improve their skills in constructing and controlling budgets
  • Employees from every discipline and department who have to manage departments and plan, cost, and budget during their business careers
  • Anyone from non-financial disciplines who needs to evaluate proposed business expenditure decisions and who need to know more about the budgeting process
    • 5 Day(s)

    The presentation is generally appealing to me. The dedication & devotion of the instructor are both laudable & admirable.
    Mohammed F. Alotaibi

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    General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA)

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    Al-Suwadi Services

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    Coldstorec Group Of Saudi Arabia

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    Saudi Aramco

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    Al-Suwadi Services

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    Al Khodari Company

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    Al Khodari Company

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    Al Khodari Company

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    Al Khodari Company