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.
- 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
- Understand how longer term finance decisions (capital budgeting) are made utilizing the time value of money
Ronald “Ron” Rizzuto is currently the Ron Rizzuto Endowed Chair and a Professor of Finance at the Daniels College of Business. An expert in the big picture of acquisitions and finance, he has been a Daniels professor since 1975, specializes in corporate mergers, strategic partnerships and acquisi...
Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.
We are happy to help you find a suitable online alternative.