EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Resources available to you.
Education and training is critical to you and your employees as you grow your enterprise. We offer the following educational opportunities:
Webinars and Trainings
We offer courses in Accounting, Finance and Business Planning. Our courses are practical, user friendly and can be specifically tailored to the industry you work in. Our catalogue of courses include the following:
Accounting and Finance for the Entrepreneur
This course is designed for the growing entrepreneur who needs to understand the fundamentals of accounting and finance to build a strong financial foundation for its business. This course introduces the entrepreneur to accounting and finance terminology key to keeping its stakeholders and investors happy. The course will focus on how the day to day activities of the organization are compiled into financial statements and how to analyze performance. The course will also highlight the differences between accounting books vs. cash books vs. tax books. Please contact us to schedule.
Empowering the Nonprofit Executive
This course is designed for leaders seeking to grow their nonprofit organization while laying a strong financial foundation for the future. It is more important than ever that nonprofit management adopt a proactive approach to understanding the financials of their organization. Funders today are looking to invest in nonprofits that steward financial resources in a responsible manner that ensures long-term success for the organization. In today’s environment, the CFO and Director of Finance are no longer solely responsible for the financial and business decisions of an organization. CEOs, Executive Directors and Program Executives must also develop financial literacy so they too can make the best business decisions to support their programs and mission. There is no mission delivery without financial viability. Please contact us to schedule.
Introduction to Accounting and Financial Statements
This 10 week course is designed for those that would like to understand the accounting process and standards that govern the preparation of company financial statements utilizing US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. The first part of the course will provide an overview of the accounting process, introduction to accounting standards, the rules of debits and credits and how business transactions flow to the financial statements. The second part of this course will focus on interpreting and analyzing the three most common financial statements - Balance Sheet, Income Statement and Statement of Shareholders Equity.
We understand that many entrepreneurs are visionaries and talented creative people who may not have the optimal business skills required to manage and grow their new venture. We offer business mentoring/coaching services, working with both your strengths and weaknesses to help you develop into an effective business leader of your new enterprise.
Attracting the right stakeholders to the table depends on you! Many are interested in joining your enterprise because they believe in your vision and leadership. This is an excellent time for you to perfect those leadership skills. As you begin to bring on funders, employees, and service providers, it is important to create alignment among all of the moving parts to generate enterprise value. We offer leadership coaching, working closely with you to overcome challenges and to improve those management and communication skills to develop comfort in the leadership role you are growing into.