From the Back Cover
This is a practical book from which managers at all levels will benefit and learn how to avoid the pitfalls of budgeting and forecasting. A must read book.
Manjit Biant, management consultant
Love them or hate them budgets are part of the corporate landscape. Nigel Wyatt's book makes a strong case that budgeting can still prove an invaluable tool for focusing strategic thinking and managing your business. The book gives some great tips and advice on how to use them and get the best from them.
Paul Lower FCMA FInstLM, former FD and business coach
This book is an excellent tool for those responsible for preparing budgets and forecasts. It will encourage the reader to take actions which will benefit their own organisation.
Juan Carlos Venegas ICPA CFC ICFS IPFM, accountant, forensic consultant, counter fraud specialist and fraud examiner
The task-focused, results-oriented guide to delivering numbers that add up.
The Financial Times Essential Guide to Budgeting and Forecasting will help you:
- Understand finance and budgeting terms
- Communicate more coherently and comprehensively with financially astute colleagues and stakeholders
- Better understand the health of your business or business unit
- Take a more proactive role in helping your business achieve its goals
- Reflect on, evaluate and learn from your experience
With advice thats instantly applicable, whether youre taking responsibility for a budget for the first time or youd like to know more about how finance works, this is the one guide you cant do without.
About the Author
Nigel Wyatthas been running his own financial training consultancy Magenta Financial Training since 1991. Nigel has worked with a wide range of organisations, including many blue-chip companies. In recent years he has worked extensively abroad, including India, China, Oman, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait and Jordan. Most of the training programmes Nigel delivers are aimed at non-financial managers.