Discussion Topic: Budgeting
Read Concepts in Action, “24 Hour Fitness and Internet-Based Budgeting” in Chapter 6.
- How does the strategic plan influence preparation of the master budget?
- How does budgeting provide important information to managers and operating personnel?
- Explain how 24 Hour Fitness uses its budgeting system to complete annual budgets and to make major decisions to improve future profitability. What are some examples of “what-if” scenarios that management might consider