YCP 2015 Workshop Series: How Budgets Work with Andrew Kett

Friday, May 29th, 2015

9:30am to 3:30pm

Montgomery’s Inn, 4709 Dundas Street West, Toronto


Registration: $85 per person

Register now: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/how-budgets-work-tickets-16753258447

Money talks. Learn the lingo and grapple with real-world examples of budgets from the smallest pet project to multi-million dollar monsters. Topics include:

  • Budgeting language
  • Four varieties of budgets
  • The budget cycle
  • Program budget development
  • Income
  • Staff allocations
  • Expenses
  • Overhead
  • Control: status reports, transaction listings, forecasts

Participants will leave the workshop with concrete tips for better budgets and templates to take back to work Monday morning. Bring a calculator and a sharp pencil; tame the budget beast.


Bio: Andrew Kett

Andrew Kett is a co-facilitator of the Young Conservation Professionals Leadership Program at the University of Guelph, Manager of Education at Credit Valley Conservation, and a Director at EcoSpark and the Sustainability Network. An educator specializing in adult and community-based learning, Andrew speaks regularly at conferences and events about conservation, organizations, learning, and leadership. He’s managed budgets big and small in the charitable and public sectors, and has sat on boards and committees for organizations across the province.

For more information please contact andrew@ycpleadership.ca


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