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Cash Forecasting, Reporting and Metrics - Managing the Lifeblood of the Business

Total Credits: 2 including 2 Finance - Technical

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Accounting and Auditing |  ACPEN Industry Institute |  Industry
Richard A. Karwic, MBA
2 Hours
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Financial managers and executives need to create cash projections that are relevant, current, and accurate. Too often cash planning is reactive, leading to inefficient, chaotic, and unreliable forecasts. Organizations never want to find themselves short in the availability or timing of cash.  Proper cash forecasting and planning can avoid such cash shortfalls.  This session will explore proactive approaches to cash forecasting.  


Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Develop a full appreciation of what cash forecasting really means
  • Understand today’s cash planning process, tools, techniques, and models
  • Identify approaches to make your cash forecasting more comprehensive and relevant to the current environment
  • Recognize key considerations in cash forecasting:
    • How much cash?
    • How far the horizon?
    • Purpose? how used? for whom?
    • Sources of information

Major Subjects
  • Key components of the Cash Flow model
  • Receipts and Disbursements model
  • Applying uniqueness for your organization, your industry, the macro environment
  • Incorporating strategic analysis into cash forecasting
  • Using reporting and metrics to make cash forecasting more complete
  • Benchmarking as a tool to improve the accuracy of your cash forecasting

Course Materials


Richard A. Karwic, MBA's Profile

Richard A. Karwic, MBA Related Seminars and Products

Richard A. Karwic, MBA, has served as a management consultant for the most recent 10 years, after serving for 15 years as Chief Financial Officer for several diverse businesses in a wide variety of industries. Mr. Karwic also served as Vice President of Mergers & Acquisitions for a mid-cap investment banking firm. Richard has worked in over 100 businesses, including divisions of Fortune 1,000 companies such as Stanley – Black & Decker, Parker Hannifin, Pfizer, and Linatex Corporation of America, where he also served on the Board of Directors.  Mr. Karwic has been leading seminars since 1999 and has lectured at Western New England College.  Richard’s business practice is based in Wethersfield, CT. 



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Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites Some corporate accounting or finance experience.
Advanced Preparation

None, Preferably at least six (6) months of professional financial statement analysis experience, and 2) at least six (6) months working with and being supervised by a professional manager.

Designed For Corporate Financial Leaders, Corporate Financial Managers, CEOs, CFOs, Controllers, Accountants, Board members, advisors, and Consultants. CPAs in public practice and CPAs in industry.
Original Recording Date 01/07/2022
Yellow Book No
Course Developer The Knowledge Institute
Date Added to Catalog 01/07/2022

Additional Information

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Instructional Delivery Method

Group Internet Based

Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration

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Overall:      4.7

Total Reviews: 123


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"Good and effective webinar"

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Angela B - Fort Worth, Texas

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"Well done!"

Ethan D

"A lot of real world examples in this webinar. I appreciate the conversation going on throughout and talking through the numbers. I enjoyed it. "

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"Very informative and speakers were very good."

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Chelsea C

"I really liked the presenter. Very engaging!"

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