Basics of Forecasting

This webinar provides an overview of forecasting concepts and techniques. Topics include the history of forecasting, assumptions, data requirements, methodology, and the use and communication of results.​

As a result of this webinar, participants will:

  • Understand why forecasting is important and identify potential stakeholders of this work.
  • Understand the basics of forecasting like time horizon, data patterns, associated costs of development, degree of accuracy needed, availability of data, and ease of operation.
  • Understand prior work conducted in enrollment forecasting.
  • Understand the best practices in forecasting like parsimony, appropriate update schedule, communications of assumptions, cross verification, and management of audience.

Registration Information

A recording of this webinar will be available for 30 days from the time of purchase.

Length/Time Commitment

Recorded Date: 03/20/2018

Format: Asynchronous

Topic: Analytics

Experience Level: Beginner

Member/Non-Member Price: $75 members/$95 non-member

Presenter(s): Eric Atchison, Mississippi State Institutions of Higher Learning & Wendy Kallina, Kennesaw State University