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Capital Budgeting: Definitions, Steps & Techniques

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Figuring out what to spend its capital on, such as capital spending on long-term assets, is part of capital budgeting. First, we need to define capital budgeting, what a capital budget is and why it’s important. Then we can go through the capital budgeting techniques and the steps to a capital budgeting process.

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What Is an IT Budget? IT Budgeting Basics (Template Included)

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Managing information costs and managing information security for those costs are part of making an IT budget. First, we need to understand what an IT budget is, how often they’re made and what is the best size for one. What Is an IT Budget? An IT budget consists of all the IT spending for an organization over one year.

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What Is Project Risk? 7 Project Risks to Track

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Controlling risk is one of the most important areas of project management. Project managers need to know how to identify, track and mitigate project risk. Let’s learn what is project risk, some common examples and how can you manage it. What Is Project Risk? Get started for free today.

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Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM): Understanding ROM Estimates

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Rough order of magnitude (ROM) can help you better estimate project costs. But what is ROM and how can you calculate ROM estimates? We’ll explain the process, define the term and detail the steps for making a rough order of magnitude estimate. As noted, the rough order of magnitude is a technique to estimate project costs.

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Project Budget Template for Excel

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A project budget contains the financial details of your project, including the estimates of all the money you need to layout to lead a successful project, from resources to materials. Monitor project expenses with this Excel budget template. The budget is the life’s blood of your project, so you need to monitor it accurately.

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What Is an Operating Budget? Key Components & Template Included

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An operating budget is a tool that helps business owners and project managers alike to look at the long-term financial needs of their organization or project. It’s instrumental in forecasting the budget needed to run your business or project. We’ll explain that and go into what should be included in your operating budget.

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Project Management Basics: Definitions, Methods and Tools

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Learn more The first project management basic is the definition of a project, which allows us to understand what project management is and why it’s so important for any type of organization. Budgets are also part of a project. A project budget outlines these expenditures. Get started for free today. What Is a Project?