ACCT278
Preparing Financial Forecasts Course

Course Overview

This course provides comprehensive guidance on the process of preparing financial forecasts for businesses. It covers essential concepts, methods, and tools used in financial forecasting, including budgeting, cash flow projections, and financial modeling. Participants will learn how to analyze historical data, identify trends, and make informed predictions to support strategic decision-making and financial planning.

Upon completion of this course, participants will have the skills and knowledge necessary to develop accurate and reliable financial forecasts for businesses.

  • Course Code: ACCT278

  • Course Credits: 2.0

  • Course Hours: 40

Prerequisites

No prerequisite to this course.

Course Details

  • Understanding Financial Forecasting
  • Methods of Financial Forecasting
  • Budgeting for Financial Forecasts
  • Forecasting Cash Flows
  • Building Financial Models

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the core reasons for observing children and the principles of observation
  • Identify the lenses one uses for observing children with objectivity, including personality/temperamental style, cultural, anti-bias, culturally situated, social system, gender and sexuality
  • Practice the use of various protocols for observation
    • Narratives: running records, anecdotal records, diary records, and specimen records
    • Samplings: event sampling, sampling play, time sampling
    • Checklists: types and features
    • Charts, scales, and pictorial representations.
  • Observe the child’s development process: physical development, emotional development, personality, social interactions, and moral understanding
  • From observation techniques and processes, authentic assessment, and ongoing evaluation to develop a portfolio (child study) of a young person you are familiar with.

Learning Methods

  • Lecture/presentation
  • Discussion
  • Individual assignments
  • Slide presentations, videos, and visual representations
  • Facilitated group work
  • Facilitated observations and recording activities
  • Supervision of hands-on creation and conducting of learning centre activities

How to Apply

To apply reach out to admissions@plvan.com