Tuesday, May 14 | 1:00PM–2:00PM ET | Online

EDUCAUSE Live! Webinar
Technology Budget Forecasting for Small-to-Midsize Schools

This webinar will cover the value of 5-year IT budget forecasting and an approach to developing and managing an integrated 5-year budget including staffing, life-cycle replacement, and license or services renewals using a relatively simple spreadsheet template.


  • Learn how to argue the value of 5-year planning to the IT department, HR, and the CFO
  • Understand how to view and interpret the provided template
  • Learn how to roll forward a year in the template


  • Simon Blackwell

    Chief Transformation Officer, Mount St Mary's University

Resources & Downloads

  • Slides

    187 KB, pdf - Updated on 1/25/2024
  • Transcript

    47 KB, docx - Updated on 1/25/2024
  • Handout

    27 KB, xlsx - Updated on 1/25/2024
  • Recording

    Updated on 1/25/2024

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