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)


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).

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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