Basics of Forecasting

Registration Information

Topic Area: Forecasting
Price: $75 member / $95 non-member (late registration fee of $25 for purchases beginning March 13, 2018)

Note: Registration for live webinars will close one hour prior to the webinar start time. Registrants who sign up after that time will receive access to a recording of the webinar when available, and will be able to attend the next scheduled live webinar(s) in the series. If registration is received later than one hour before registration cut off for the final webinar in the series, only recordings of live events will be provided.​


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.​

Learning Outcomes

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


March 20, 2018 (3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT)


Eric Atchison, Mississippi State Institutions of Higher Learning
Wendy Kallina, Kennesaw State University


$75 for members, $95 for non-members. Price increases $25 for late registration (beginning March 13). One registration may be used in a conference room setting to share with a group of colleagues. Registrants will receive a copy of the presentation materials, as well as access to a recording of the webinar for one month.

How to Join the Webinar

Instructions will be sent to registrants via email in advance of the first session.


If you have any difficulty registering for the presentation or accessing the materials, please contact Darlena Jones at or (850) 391-6566.

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