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Carlson Management Consulting to Present Planning and Forecasting Best Practices at IMA Chapter Meeting

March 25, 2014 / by Dave Phillips

“The budgeting process at most companies has to the be the most inefficient process in management.” CMC has developed proven steps that can dramatically improve this critical process.”

Ethan-Carlson-CEO-Carlson-Management-ConsultingMarch 1, 2014: Ethan Carlson, CEO of Carlson Management Consulting (CMC), a leading Cloud solutions and services provider with a growing list of clients nationwide, will provide an overview of planning and forecasting best practices. Budgeting, planning, and forecasting have been long viewed as one of the most poorly performed yet necessary functions in finance. Indeed, Jack Welch, the famed former CEO of General Electric, proclaimed “the budgeting process at most companies has to the be the most inefficient process in management.” Yet, CMC has developed proven steps that can dramatically improve this critical process.

With more than 60 successful implementations of corporate performance management software with clients in a broad range of industries, CMC has identified key factors and actions for planning and forecasting success. Ethan will present the following:

  • Why traditional planning and forecasting doesn't work (and never did).
  • The CMC Five Key "Best Practices" in forecasting and planning.
  • The five actions you should get started with today to change the trajectory of your company and career!

Contact Carlson Management Consluting to learn more about how you can improve your business intelligence and budgeting processes today.

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