Budgeting, Planning and Financial Controls

In this fully immersive one day workshop you will learn the principals of budgeting for your golf course maintenance schedule. Using an excel spreadsheet you will build a well structured budget that will become an essential tool to help you streamline your annual budgeting and planning process. Implementation of negotiation and ordering skills and getting that all important approval. It will also look at machinery replacement and capital expenditure planning. Finally it will cover strategies to ensure good cost controls and monitoring. 

Learning Outcomes: 
• The elements that make up a course maintenance budget 
• Produce a framework for preparing a budget 
• Use the budget on a day to day basis 
• Negotiate with sales people 
• Sell the budget and gain approval 
• Control spending and resource use 

Presented by: Les Howkins MG, Course Manager, The Richmond Golf Club 


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