Basic Forecasting




Learn how plans, drivers, assumptions and system accounts form the foundation in forecasting operational expenses.


Earn free CPE for this course on Earmark CPE

  • Access Basic Forecasting on the Earmark CPE app
  • Click on the Enroll button
  • Select the Course menu option for the following three parts:
    • Learning Video - select mark complete to proceed to review questions
    • Review Questions - answer three questions and review your feedback
    • Assessment Quiz - answer five questions with a passing score of 70%.  You can view feedback on your answers and retake the assessment quiz.  Select the option Email CPE to receive your certificate of completion.  Once completed, you can exit the course and return to any channel on Earmark CPE including the Jirav channel!

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Goals of Webinar

  • Recognize Plan Driver logic
    • Drivers mimic journal entries
    • Forecasting and Balancing
  • Build confidence by verifying drivers
    • Inputs, Ranges, and Reductions
    • Output with Start and End Dates
  • Forecast Financial Statements

Continue to Advanced Forecasting