Princeton University Library Catalog

Preparing a budget : expert solutions to everyday challenges.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Boston, Mass. : Harvard Business Press, c2009.
Description:
x, 85 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.
Series:
Pocket mentor series. [More in this series]
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents:
Mentor's message : the power of a well-prepared budget -- Preparing a budget : the basics -- An overview of budgeting -- What is a budget? -- How does the budgeting process work? -- Why is a budget valuable? -- Types of budgets -- Approaches to preparing a budget -- Traditional budgeting -- Alternative approaches -- Kaizen budgeting -- Budgeting and the balanced scorecard -- Categorizing expenses -- Fixed and variable costs -- Allocated costs -- Activity-based costing -- Activity-based budgeting -- Preparing an operating budget -- Defining your goals -- Articulating your assumptions -- Forecasting sales -- Forecasting revenues -- Forecasting cost of goods sold -- Estimating SG&A costs -- Calculating operating income -- Exploring "what-if" scenarios -- Preparing a capital budget -- What is a capital budget? -- Capital budgeting techniques -- When your budget and reality differ -- What is variance? -- What causes it? -- Tips and tools -- Tools for preparing a budget -- Test yourself -- Key terms -- To learn more.
Subject(s):
Budget in business [Browse]
ISBN:
  • 9781422128848 (pbk.)
  • 1422128849 (pbk.)
LCCN:
2008051772
OCLC:
276340673
Related name:
RCP:
N - S