NEW COURSE -INTRO TO AGRICULTURAL BUSINESS PLANNING

       

INTRODUCTION TO AGRICULTURAL BASED BUSINESS PLANNING Course code CZAH43X

Lantra Awards accredited. Eligible for Farming Connect funding.

Target Audience

  • YESS scheme entrants (To enable Yess entrants to implement, monitor , and evaluate against their entrant business plan.)
  • Entrants into farming
  • Farmers wishing to develop their business management skills.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the course the trainee will be able to :

  • Define basic financial terminology to include P &L, overhead costs, variable costs, Balance sheet, cash flow, viability, cash needs, gross margins, benchmarking,
  • Identify examples of the above terms.
  • Analyse financial documents for examples.
  • Describe the difference between management accounts and tax accounting.
  • Set up a customised template of management accounts for the business
  • Identify recording in mgt accounts to assist Gross Margin analysis
  • Produce a Gross Margin from a set of Management Accounts
  • Identify sources of benchmarking information
  • Understand the need for cash flow projection and its link to viability
  • Use management tools for monitoring and evaluating performance

The emphasis on the course is to customise to their own farm, and systems.

The course is 1 day in length . Price per delegate £225 plus vat .Vat can be reclaimed by vat registered businesses, 80% Farming Connect funding eligible. We will employ both computer based and paper based resources, and handouts will available as hard copy as well as electronic. Clients will be encouraged to bring their own laptops, but not essential .

TUES 25TH OCTOBER ST CLEARS Llety cynin Llangynin Road,
St Clears, Carmarthenshire
SA33 4JR
TUES 1ST NOV  PORTHMADOG AREA VENUE TO BE CONFIRMED
THURS 3RD NOV WELSHPOOL AREA Training for the future.The brick barn, Dolobren Hall, Pontrobert, Meifod, Powys, SY22 6HX
WED 16TH NOV LAMPETER AREA Treberfedd farm, Dihewydd, Lampeter SA48 7NW
WED 23RD NOV BUILTH WELLS Lantra building, RWAS.LD2 3WY
FRI 25TH  NOV LLANGOLLEN / RUTHIN AREA. VENUE TO BE CONFIRMED
THURS 8TH DEC CAERNARFON AREA VENUE TO BE CONFIRMED
JAN 2012 BRECON AREA VENUE TO BE CONFIRMED
JAN 2012 HAVERFORDWEST/FISHGAURD VENUE TO BE CONFIRMED

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office@simplythebesttc.co.uk          CAERLAN FARM TONYPANDY CF40 1SN  TEL 01443 670267

 

We anticipate local delivery to groups of 6 in autumn 2011, with a mop up course offered in Feb 2012 for any who missed their local venue, at Lantra Builth Wells.