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Modeling vs Budgeting: Organizational Interdependency
Many organizations are already projecting their operating budgets forward, but those budget projections are incapable of answering new strategic questions around capital projects and initiatives. See how Stetson University used Synario in conjunction with an existing budget model to answer a mission-critical strategic trajectory question.
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Predict with PrecisionFinancial modeling education for everyone from analysts to CFOs2 min Read
Design Thinking in Financial ModelingFinancial modeling education for everyone from analysts to CFOs5 min Read
Preventing Scope Creep in Financial ModelingFinancial modeling education for everyone from analysts to CFOs2 min Read
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Planning for Targeted Endowment Growth
Chapman modeled the outcome of annually investing a portion of its operating income in to a fund used to cover major repair and renewal, as well as a portion to increase the size of its endowment. After implementation, this strategy has allowed Chapman to grow the market value of its endowment from $134 million to $392 million over the last decade as of FY 2018. Harold W.Hewitt Jr., Chief Operating Offi¬cer explains, “We have been able to take our endowment from roughly eight percent true, or restricted and inaccessible, and we have flipped that ratio to about 50 percent liquid.” The University’s liquidity is significant for credit evaluations and allows for a readily accessible portfolio of cash, made possible through analysis and optimization in Synario™.
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Modeling New Program OfferingsExpert advice for all of your difficult financial decisions.8 min Read
Building Recession ResilienceExpert advice for all of your difficult financial decisions.20 min Read
Short and Long Term Strategies to Thrive in the Current EnvironmentExpert advice for all of your difficult financial decisions.90 min Read
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Financial Modeling Framework
The challenges associated with modeling may seem daunting, but if you meet them head on and develop a plan for each you will realize success.
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