The success of a business is largely dependent on the management of income and expenditure levels. Budgets are used to facilitate this management and should be applied in all types of Hospitality businesses, whether that be a local cafe, a busy restaurant, a Club or an international hotel. Building on the information from previous units, now you will learn to develop and implement a budget, why budgeting is essential and what to do if budgets are not met.

$85.00 Price

90 mins Estimated Time

Components in this Module

1 - Introduction

  • Introduction
  • What is a Budget?
  • Benefits of Budgeting
  • Budgets for Different Sized Businesses
  • Types of Budgets
  • Checkpoint 1
  • Factors Impacting Budgets
  • External Factors
  • Reality Check: Using Regional Produce

2 - Researching for a Budget

  • Researching for a Budget
  • Researching
  • Sources of Data
  • Checkpoint 2

3 - Preparing a Budget

  • Budget Preparation Principles
  • Budget Components
  • Budget Estimation Techniques
  • Reality Check: Delegate Tasks Video
  • Software used for Budgeting
  • Other Software used for Budgeting
  • Preparing a Draft Budget
  • Damage Control - The New Player
  • Communicating a Draft Budget

4 - Finalising Budget and Allocating Resources

  • Analysing Draft Budget Feedback
  • Damage Control - Budget Cuts
  • Checkpoint 3
  • Completing Final Budget
  • Communicating the Final Budget
  • Communicating Resource Allocations

5 - Monitoring and Reviewing Budget

  • Monitoring Budget
  • Preparing Accurate Financial Reports
  • Completing Reports
  • Comparing Actuals to Budgets
  • Variance Analysis and Rectification
  • Reality Check: Staff Cost Issues Video
  • Checkpoint 4
  • Maximising Budget Performance
  • Damage Control - Staff Holidays
  • Damage Control - Poor Accounting Practices
  • Reviewing Budget
  • Communicating Budget Status and Improvements
  • Appendices
  • Checkpoint 5
  • Congratulations!


No previous knowledge or experience is required.

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