Case study for Goodwill industries company
Address programming. In other words, how the organization decides what projects/programs will be funded and to what level. Does it have an internal organization like an Investment Review Board to make recommendations? How are the decisions ultimately made?
Budgeting is next. What budget system is used – line item; zero-based; performance; program; or composite (it should fall into one of those categories even if they call the system by a different name)? Is there anything interesting or unique about how the organization budgets?
Budget execution in general: – does the organization have spending plans? What is its general approach to how it monitors spending? Does it have mid year or quarterly reporting? How is this done – in writing or in presentations?