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Webinar Recording

Cash Flow and Cash Flow Forecasting

Date: Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
In this webinar, we will explore how cash flow forecasting should function. We will concentrate on short-term cash flow forecasting – i.e., up to one year or so. Our speaker Ken Parkinson, Managing Director at Treasury Information Services, will begin with common structures for cash flow forecasting and then continue with how to evaluate whether short-term forecasting methods may be adapted to fit an individual case.

We will discuss how to identify potential sources from both personal input and computer systems. We will break down data to explore how valuable the data items are to the overall forecast. Finally, we will gather up all of the pieces we identify and construct a basic forecasting template.
After attending this event you will be able to:
Define the information requirements for a short-term (i.e., up to 1 year) cash flow forecasting system
Identify how to perform an objective critique of an existing cash flow forecasting system
Recognize when to use standard forecasting methods and how to evaluate their performance
Develop an effective cash flow forecasting system that integrates various time horizons, data items, and performance measurements

Speakers

Ken Parkinson, Managing Director, Treasury Information Services, LLC
Ken Parkinson
Managing Director, Treasury Information Services, LLC
Ken is an experienced consultant, educator, writer, and financial manager. His experience as a consultant and as a corporate treasury manager has included development and implementation of major treasury systems in both mainframe and PC environments. As a treasury manager, he evaluated and selected treasury services from commercial and investment banks and other providers worldwide. Ken has been a visiting/adjunct professor of finance at the Stern School of Business at New York University for more than a decade. He has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in introductory finance, working capital management, financial e-commerce, and (long-term) corporate finance. In addition to his teaching at Stern/NYU he has authored, co-authored or made major contributions to more than a dozen books on cash management, including Optimizing Bank Relations, Preparing for Treasury Management Certification, and How to Prepare an RFP for Treasury Services.

Ken holds a BS degree from The Pennsylvania State University and an MBA degree in international business from the Wharton Graduate School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.
Moderated by: Jess Bozzo, Content Manager, Argyle Executive Forum
Moderated by: Jess Bozzo
Content Manager, Argyle Executive Forum
Jess is the Content Manager for Argyle Executive Forum’s growing CFO virtual division. In her current role, Jess is responsible for the creation and implementation of virtual event themes, overviews, and working with speakers and partners to create engaging and timely content. Prior to joining Argyle, Jess got her start in audience development and marketing with NewBay Media. A graduate of Gettysburg College, and a New Jersey native, Jess currently resides in Hoboken.

Sponsor

Event Sponsor Centage
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Continuing Education Information

Certified Public Accountant

  • Continuing Education Credit
    1 CPE Credit
  • Field of Study
    Finance
  • CPE Delivery Method
    Group-Internet
  • Program Location
    Online
  • Program Level
    Basic
  • Prerequisites
    No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.
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Continuing Professional Development

  • Continuing Education Credit
    1 Hour
  • Field of Study
    Finance
  • CPE Delivery Method
    Group-Internet
  • Program Location
    Online
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Certified Management Accountant

  • Continuing Education Credit
    1 CE Credit
  • Field of Study
    Finance
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  • Program Location
    Online
  • Program Level
    Basic
  • Prerequisites
    No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.
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