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Who should attend
This workshop is designed for mid-level professionals, small business owners and consultants who do not have formal training in finance and accounting. It is for who professionals who want to become more intelligent users of finance and accounting information.
About the course
This workshop introduces you to the essential accounting and finance skills any business professional needs to know. Over the three days, you will learn the language, tools and techniques to become a more intelligent user of finance and accounting reports. Through hands-on learning exercises, we will show you how to simplify, understand and apply data from financial reports and budgets. You will gain the confidence to ask better questions and make more informed financial decisions.
We plan to offer this class in a hybrid format that includes both online and in-person instruction. Find more details below.
- Learn how to understand and analyze the three main financial statements: Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Statement of Cash Flows (including comparisons between profit and non-profit organizations)
- Learn how to prepare budgets and forecasts, and analyze variances
- BYOFS – bring your financial statements so you can learn right away how finance and accounting terms apply to your organization
We plan to offer this class in a hybrid learning format that includes both online and in-person instruction:
- Day 1 – Online
- Day 2 – Online
- Day 3 – In-person
University policies may change these plans, and updates will be posted here when available. Class begins at 9:00am and ends at 4:00pm each day, with multiple breaks to accommodate meals and virtual schedules.
Dessa Bokides is an adjunct professor at the Daniels College of Business. She brings to the classroom over 30 years of global financial leadership and specializes in financial strategy and capital markets. She has worked for Goldman Sachs, Prologis, Pitney Bowes, GMAC and Galvanize in the roles ...
Keely Gohl is an adjunct professor at the Daniels College of Business and teaches executive education classes for the Colorado Society of CPA’s. She brings more than 20 years of accounting and finance experience to the classroom, working for firms such as KPMG, the University of Denver, The Dumb ...
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