Workshop on Budgeting for Non- Finance Managers on Jan. 24 | Daily News

Workshop on Budgeting for Non- Finance Managers on Jan. 24

Acclivity Training will carry out a one-day workshop on Budgeting for Non- Finance Managers on January 24, 2019 at Galadari Hotel.

This seminar will cover both the technical and practical aspects of budgeting, required by non-finance managers. The wrap up discussion will be led by an experienced finance professional on the practical aspects of budgeting.

Non- finance managers need to participate effectively in the decision-making process and recognise how their decisions and their business unit’s performance impacts on the performance of their organization. In order to do so they need to understand the budgeting process. For this reason, knowledge of budgeting essential for any manager who manages a budget.

Abilasha, Director / General Manager, of SIBA Holdings (PVT) Ltd who attended the programme said, “The program was useful especially for a non-financial person like me, and I was able to get the insights of budgeting techniques. I found this one of the most professional programs I have participated in recent times. The presenter and other staff, who coordinated this program, had put a lot of effort to offer the highest level of knowledge sharing which was worth much more than the money and the time we spent.”

Asanka Sriyanjith Ranasinghe, Senior Manager-Zone I of Union Bank of Colombo PLC who also attended the last programme said, “Being banker with a financial back ground, it was a great opportunity for me to attend the seminar on Budgeting for Non Finance Managers. Even though, I engage in financing activities, the seminar inspired me and was of timely relevance. It was very informative with practical aspects and showed real cash management in a business context.”

A spokesman for Acclivity Training said that the seminar will focus on budgeting skills and the elements of a budget. Participants will learn budgeting concepts, how to assess revenue and costs, forecasting techniques and justification of expenditure. The contents will be illustrated by a case study.

Upendra Wijesinghe, a well known speaker in the accounting field will lead the workshop. Wijesinghe is currently the Chief Executive of Excellence Business School and Managing Partner of W&J Associates. Lalith Yatiwella, Finance Director of Singer Sri Lanka PLC, will join in the discussion and share his practical experience.


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