Zoom Webinar on the functions and facilities found in OctopusPMI

Fri 7th Aug 2020

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OctopusPMI, the integrated Production Cost and Finance Management system has been serving the UK Film and Television production community for over 20 years.

In support of freelancers and staff who have been affected by the COVID 19 Crisis, KAI Consulting invites anyone who is involved in production, production finance and production management to a FOC, hour long Zoom Webinar on the functions and facilities found in OctopusPMI. OctopusPMI is a solution that maximises efficiency, enables remote working, and saves users both time and money.

Companies using OctopusPMI include the All3Media Group, Banijay UK, Endemol Shine Group, BBC Studios Productions, Expectation Entertainment, Plimsoll Productions, Icon Films, True North, Fulwell 73, Nutopia, Pulse Films, Red Productions, Silverback Films, October Films, Spun Gold and Cactus Television to name a few.

KAI Consulting are therefore hosting 3 webinar training sessions, to support those returning to work who are either unfamiliar with OctopusPMI or who would like a refresher into some of the detail around Cost Management, budgeting, cashflow and reporting. The sessions are for both Production Teams and Finance and accounting teams. Please register for the session or sessions you would like to attend.

1. Introduction to OctopusPMI:

KAI Consulting is pleased to invite those involved in Production Management as well as in Production Finance who have not seen OctopusPMI to an introductory Zoom webinar.

This ia a very brief overview for those new to OctopusPMI and it covers very broadly the functions available in OctopusPMI. From Resource Scheduling to Budgeting, Cost Manager and Forecasting to Purchase to Pay, and a roundup on reporting both for internal and external use. A short Q&A session to follow.

The webinar will take place on Monday 10th August 2020 at 3:00pm UK Time and will last for around one hour with an opportunity for Q&A with a panel of experts, after the session. With limited places available, secure your seat now by clicking here to register.

2. Cost Manager module refresher webinar:

This session can serve as a refresher for those who may have used OctopusPMI some time ago or those who just simply wish to know more. Focussing in greater detail on the effective use of the Cost Manager, with tips on how to get the best out of the system too. If time permits, a more detailed look at the Authorisation Matrix to fit your size of business and Reporting too.

This webinar will take place on Tuesday 11th August 2020 at 3:00pm UK Time and will last for around one hour with an opportunity for Q&A with a panel of experts, after the session. With limited places available, secure your seat for the Cost Manager webinar now, by clicking here to register.*

3. Keeping on top of Production Cost and Finance Reporting, with OctopusPMI:

As Production Accountants and Company Accountants continue to operate under constraints of lockdown during the current crisis, the ability to keep on top of the business finances can be a challenge if you are still Cost Reporting with spreadsheets. A good alternative is OctopusPMI. In this session we will be showing our Purchase to Pay facilities which offer the necessary controls whilst working remotely.

This webinar will take place on Wednesday 12th August 2020 at 3:00 pm UK Time and will last for around one hour with an opportunity for Q&A with a panel of experts, after the session. With limited places available, secure your seat for the webinar now by clicking here to register.*

* If this is your first time, please conduct a connectivity test and ‘Join’ about 15 mins before the session you have registered for is due to start (at 2:45pm).

*Please note that by registering, you are agreeing to our legal terms regarding online training. Terms and Conditions can be viewed and downloaded via this link: KAI Consulting - online training Terms and Conditions

We look forward to meeting you and sharing just some of the features of OctopusPMI, a leading integrated Production Cost and Financial Management System.

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