Budgeting in context


Most organisations undertake budgeting and this module will cover what a budget is and why they are used with a description of a typical budgeting process. The module also covers some forecasting techniques such as linear regression, time series and scenario planning.

Learning outcomes:

By completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand what a budget is and what they are used for
  • Describe the budgeting process
  • Understand a range of forecasting techniques


Authored by: David Halford

Dave Halford qualified with Deloitte in Bristol in 2001. A love of education and personal interaction led him to join the firm that trained him, BPP in Bristol, the following year. Over the last 16 years Dave has worked in a variety of teaching, management and writing roles within BPP, as well as completing a Law Degree via BPP’s Law School.

Dave is currently a Subject Matter Expert for the final admittance exams for CIMA and the ICAEW, as well as all of the law exams across the accounting bodies.

CPD Points: 1

CPD Duration (hours): 1

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