Becoming a Great Predictor: Create Better Forecasts

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Overview

2.0 Credits
ONLINE

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

Designed For

CFOs, Controllers, Budget Managers and other professionals who work on budgets and forecasts

Prerequisite

Some budgeting and forecasting experience

Advanced Preparation

None