Tools for Preparing a Cash Forecast: June 20, 2013

Group Internet-based course
Prerequisites: None
Course level: Basic
CPE credits: 2
Time: 2:00 – 4:00 pm (Eastern)


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Who Will Benefit
Government staff who are responsible for preparing cash forecasts or monitoring cash positions for their organizations.

Cash flow forecasting can determine what dollar amount of an investment portfolio needs to remain liquid to meet disbursement obligations. This course is designed to provide an overview of GFOA’s best practice for cash forecasting followed by a description of potential tools and methods that can be used to carry out the practice. Speakers will present a case study for gathering cash forecasting data and reporting cash position. The case study will highlight the tools that were used to complete the forecast and how the tools can be applied within your organization.

Seminar Objectives

  • Understand GFOA’s best practice on cash forecasts
  • Learn techniques for conducting cash forecasts
  • Learn ways to utilize cash forecasting tools within your organization

Recommended Reading
  • An Elected Official's Guide: Investing (second edition)


Registration Fees

GFOA member:  $85     Nonmember:  $160