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Small Business Development Centerat UW-Green Bay

Financial Management for Non-Financial Managers

Date, Time: 12/4/2018, 8:30:00 AM-3:30:00 PM
Location: Advance Business & Manufacturing Center, Green Bay
Fees: $200

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Learn to analyze business opportunities, assess financial risks and communicate your ideas to others.

In this workshop, you will learn basic financial management skills every businessperson should know. Topics will cover the three major financial statements, sources and uses of cash, cash budgeting, break even analysis and an introduction to financial ratios. Emphasis is placed on the practical uses of financial information as a diagnostic tool to understand a company’s health. Using real-life examples and exercises, participants will learn simple and necessary skills they can immediately apply to their workplace.

You Will Learn

  • The difference between profits and cash
  • How to interpret and understand the income statement, cash flow and balance sheet
  • Techniques for managing cash flow
  • How to calculate a break even point
  • Methods to evaluate capital purchases
  • How to use financial information to manage and forecast your business success
  • The importance of understanding your cash conversion cycle
  • How to predict your cash needs with a cash budget and assumptions
  • Where cash lies hidden in your business and how to get it back

Who Should Attend

Financial Management for Non-Financial Managers is well-suited to anyone who is new to financial concepts and techniques and to any manager or executive who wishes to update their knowledge of basic finance and accounting. It is particularly applicable to individuals whose backgrounds are in creative, scientific or technical fields.


Greg Gauthier has over 25 years of senior management experience in large, publicly traded and small, privately held companies. He was a small business owner for nearly ten years and has particular strengths in operations management and information systems, cash flow and profitability and business turnaround.


For more information, contact:

(920) 496-2117


Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the US Small Business Administration (SBA). Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Tara Carr, 2701 Larsen Road, Green Bay, WI 54303, and (920) 496-2117. The support given by the SBA does not constitute an expressed or implied endorsement of the opinions, products, or serves of the SBDC. The Small Business Development Center is part of the UW-Green Bay Division of Outreach and Adult Access. We are also a partner in education with the University of Wisconsin-Extension. SBDC programs are nondiscriminatory and available to individuals with disabilities. AA/EOE.


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