February 29, 2024

Budgeting for Managers

Virtual, Instructor-Led

Event Summary

A working business budget is vital for good financial management. Budgets are essentially action plans for an organization. A well-managed budget allows businesses to attain their goals by determining how they use revenue and expenses. Every manager needs to understand budgeting and how to manage it effectively. This training can help you learn information, strategies, and techniques.

Participants will receive 1 Professional Development Hour (PDH) upon completion.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the reason for business budgets and different types of budgets.
  • Know how to plan and develop your budget.
  • Discover methods to monitor your budget and adjust when necessary.@
  • Learn five common mistakes in managing budgets.

Meet Your Instructor

Celesta Miracle
Director of Finance
Southern Gas Association

Celesta Miracle has over 30 years of experience in the oil and natural gas industry. Celesta started her career at Consolidate Natural Gas, later Dominion Energy, focused in the Rates area.

For the last 15 years, she has been in the E&P sector, including leading the industry communication and outreach efforts during the intense political challenges in Colorado.

Celesta has held various financial positions, including Edward Jones Series 7 Investment Representative, VP Investor Relations & VP Budgeting and Strategy.

Celesta graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BS in Accounting from West Virginia University and received her MBA from Duke University.


From 02-29-2024 12:00 pm CST until 02-29-2024 1:00 pm CST



Registration Information
Member $295
Non-Member $495

3% fee applied if paying by a credit card

Who can attend?

SGA Cancellation Policy "C"

Have any questions? Contact us. memberservices@southerngas.org