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Becoming a Great Predictor: Create Better Forecasts (ACBAGP13)

 
Date:Thursday, October 11, 2018
Time:12:00PM - 2:00 PM
(Registration at 11:30AM)
Facility:Webcast or Webinar, Online
CPE Credit:2.0 Accounting and Auditing
Instructor: John F. Levy
Vendor:ACPEN
Course Level:Intermediate
Early Bird Price:$79.00 FICPA Members, $109.00 Non-Members

Description:
Imagine being able to see into the future with confidence. The ability to be a great forecaster is not innate but learned. By examining great forecasters, we can learn to improve our ability to predict the future. We will examine best practices and current research to improve our ability to predict events that will affect our business.

Objectives:
  • Learn techniques that will improve your forecasting ability


Major Topics:

  • Why an open mind and the ability to doubt helps make great predictions

  • Why it is better to be a fox than a hedgehog

  • How non-conformists change the world

  • How to focus on what matters

  • How to learn from the past without hindsight bias



    Who Should Attend:
    CFOs, Controllers, Budget Managers and other professionals who work on budgets and forecasts

    Prerequisite:
    Some budgeting and forecasting experience

    Advanced Preparation:
    None

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