You've determined your budget, distributed it to the proper recipients, and now you're carrying out the budget plan. The next and perhaps most vital part of the budgeting process is budget reporting. Not sure what budget reporting is? That's okay because that's what this course is all about. We'll define budget reporting and talk about two important terms: favorable and unfavorable variances. Budgets aren't intended to be inflexible. They should evolve with business, and budget reporting is the tool that allows companies to adapt and grow.