FIN 486 Week 2 Learning Team Assignment Department Budgets
Review Huffman Trucking's financial information within the Virtual Organizations web link located on the course materials page.
Create a spreadsheet for each department manager to complete his or her budget. Refer to the finance and accounting information for budget examples.
Include an area in each spreadsheet for managers to list major assumptions.
Draft a memo directed to department managers, containing the following information:
A summary of team players and their role in creating a strategic plan
Instructions explaining how managers should complete their budgets in the spreadsheets, including information needed to prepare a cash flow budget, and to time cash coming in and going out. Create a sales forecast predicting sales over the next 2 years. Use financial information available on the Huffman Trucking Web site to create the forecast.
Format the memo consistent with APA guidelines.