Course

First Time Budgeting: Plan and Budget Your Financials

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14 Lessons

A personal budget is an itemized summary of expected income and expenses for a specific period of time, typically one month. While the word “budget” is often associated with restricted spending, a budget is actually means to an end.  It helps you proactively quantify your path forward. 

In this course, you will learn the best techniques to prepare your own budget.  You will learn how to keep it both realistic and efficient to cover your necessary expenses and obligations.  We will also cover the crucial habits of saving an emergency fund concepts.


Dr. Ehab Saad, MAcc, CMA, CFM

Accounting and Financial Management Instructor

University of California, Berkeley

Dr. Ehab has been teaching Accounting, Finance, Auditing along with many other business courses for more than twenty-five years in different reputable AACSB Accredited Business Schools around the world, he also taught hundreds of candidates for CPA, CMA, CIA, CFA, CFE exam preparation courses and has guided many of them to success.

                    Dr. Ehab teaches as a practitioner, not an academic person. He has been in the Accounting, Auditing, and Finance fields since 1991. He started as an auditor with Arthur Anderson, then moved between the Big 4 Audit firms in the world (E&Y, PWC, KPMG, and Deloitte). Until achieving the positions of Audit Manager and Senior Financial Consultant, managing an audit team of more than 50 auditors performing audits, as well as providing financial consultations to multinational companies as well as government and nonprofit organizations in different parts of the world. 

 Dr. Ehab’s education background is Bachelor Degree-Major Accounting (BS); Master of Science in Accounting (MSc); Ph.D. in Accounting and Post Doctorate Degree in Finance. He also holds the following professional designations: Certified Management Accountant (CMA), and Certified Financial Manager (CFM). He is a member of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), and many other professional Institutes.