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WEBCAST EVENT
Budgeting and Forecasting: Improve Planning Accuracy by Focusing on Procurement
Date:     Fri, Apr 05, 2013
Time:     02:00 P.M. ET
Duration:     1 hour
Single Webcast:    $149.00

SUMMARY
Category: Budgeting and Forecasting

Function: CFOs, Controllers, Purchasing managers, Staff accountants, Accounts payable manager and staff, and other managers responsible for budgeting

Poor data and compliance tracking of the procurement process -- as well as inadequate communication -- leads to error-filled reports related to savings and inaccurate forecasts of departmental budgets. Often, the problem is a fundamental misunderstanding between the finance and procurement teams about how procurement activities affect the company's financial health.

This Webcast will review the tools procurement departments should have in place to help the finance team develop a meaningful and sustainable process for measuring and reporting cost savings. In addition, finance professionals will learn what data to extract from procurement reports to more accurately create and forecast budgets, and how to use spend analysis to gain better visibility into cash outflows.

During this Webcast, you will learn to:
This Webcast does not currently offer the opportunity to earn continuing professional education (CPE) credit. We invite you to stay tuned to CFO.com for future Webcasts that will offer attendees opportunities to earn CPE credit.

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