Budgeting – A systematic approach to profit planning and control is a work centered on the use of budgeting as a tool for planning and control for profit maximization in a mobile telecommunication network Nigeria Limited Enugu as a case study.
The objective of the study is to show the importance of budgeting as a tool for systematic profit planning and control in the mobile telecommunication network Nigeria limited which has profit maximization as its principal objective.
The research is also aimed at identifying the steps adopted in the formulation of annual budget of MTN Nigeria.
Consequent upon this, the following hypothetical question were used for the study.
1. Managers use budgeting as a systematic approach to profit planning and control in attaining the goals of the business.
2. Decision making is performed in mobile telecommunication using budgeting
3. Utilization of resources is achieved with the use of budget and budgetary control
Following the investigation and analysis of data, the following findings were made
1. The organization uses budgeting in achieving the goals and objectives
2. The main objective of the organization is profit maximization
3. Efficiency and effectiveness of the organization is achieved through the use of budgeting.
From the findings, the conclusions were arrived that budgeting is very essential and indispensable tool for profit planning and control. It helps management to be well structured in sustaining the growth and expansion of the organization.
TABLE OF CONTENT
Title page i
Table of content vi
1.0 Introduction 1
1.1 Historical Development of the Firm 4
1.2 Background of mobile Telecommunication 5
Network Nigeria Limited/Present state of Affairs
1.3 Statement of problem 8
1.4 Objective of the study 8
1.5 Research Question 9
1.6 Research Hypothesis 10
1.7 Scope and limitation 10
1.8 Significance of the study 11
1.9 Definition of terms 12
2.0 Literature review 14
2.1 Introduction 14
2.2 Definition of budget 15
2.3 Types of Budget 17
2.4 The Budget period 20
2.5 Administration of the Annual Budget 21
2.6 Stages in the Budget process 24
2.7 Appraisal of fixed, flexible and other budget 43
2.8 Planning function 45
2.9 Controlling function 46
2.10 Budgeting control 50
2.11 Variance analysis 51
2.12 Additional Tool for Budgeting and Budgetary
control: Zero Base Budgeting (ZBB) 57
3.0 Research Design and methodology 58
3.1 Research design 58
3.2 sampling technique 58
3.3 Sampling design and population size 58
3.4 Sources of data 60
3.5 Interview questions 60
3.6 Method of data analysis 60
4.0 Presentation, Analysis and Interpretation of Data 63
4.1 Analysis of questionnaires returned 63
4.2 Hypothesis testing and proofing 71
5.0 Summary of findings recommendations and conclusion 77
5.1 Summary of findings 77
5.2 Recommendations 79
5.3 Conclusion 80
Ugwu, A. (2018). BUDGETING: A SYSTEMATIC APPROACH TO PROFIT PLANNING AND CONTROL “A CASE STUDY OF MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATION NETWORK NIGERIA LIMITED’ (MTN), ENUGU STATE, NIGERIA.. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/budgeting-a-systematic-approach-to-profit-planning-and-control-ldquo-a-case-study-of-mobile-telecommunication-network-nigeria-limited-rsquo-mtn-enugu-state-nigeria-6788
Ugwu, Anderson "BUDGETING: A SYSTEMATIC APPROACH TO PROFIT PLANNING AND CONTROL “A CASE STUDY OF MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATION NETWORK NIGERIA LIMITED’ (MTN), ENUGU STATE, NIGERIA." Afribary. Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018, https://afribary.com/works/budgeting-a-systematic-approach-to-profit-planning-and-control-ldquo-a-case-study-of-mobile-telecommunication-network-nigeria-limited-rsquo-mtn-enugu-state-nigeria-6788. Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.
Ugwu, Anderson . "BUDGETING: A SYSTEMATIC APPROACH TO PROFIT PLANNING AND CONTROL “A CASE STUDY OF MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATION NETWORK NIGERIA LIMITED’ (MTN), ENUGU STATE, NIGERIA.". Afribary, Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018. Web. 10 Dec. 2023. < https://afribary.com/works/budgeting-a-systematic-approach-to-profit-planning-and-control-ldquo-a-case-study-of-mobile-telecommunication-network-nigeria-limited-rsquo-mtn-enugu-state-nigeria-6788 >.
Ugwu, Anderson . "BUDGETING: A SYSTEMATIC APPROACH TO PROFIT PLANNING AND CONTROL “A CASE STUDY OF MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATION NETWORK NIGERIA LIMITED’ (MTN), ENUGU STATE, NIGERIA." Afribary (2018). Accessed December 10, 2023. https://afribary.com/works/budgeting-a-systematic-approach-to-profit-planning-and-control-ldquo-a-case-study-of-mobile-telecommunication-network-nigeria-limited-rsquo-mtn-enugu-state-nigeria-6788