Understanding Your Financial Statements

Business owners, managers, accountants, bankers, and consultants need to know how to turn financial statements into useful management tools. After attending this financial management series, you will be able to make better business decisions based on good financial information.

In this first class in our financial series, participants will identify key financial information on a Profit and Loss Statement and on the Balance Sheet. Participants will also learn how to calculate several financial ratios and will understand what those ratios indicate in terms of business productivity and success. Overall, participants will gain a greater understanding of how to read and interpret financial documents, and use that information to drive business decisions.

Topics include:

  • Financial Management
  • Cycle Accrual vs. cash accounting
  • How to document past performance
  • Case study introduction
  • Income statements
  • Net income formula
  • Percentage size statements
  • Balance sheets
  • Ratio analysis

The second class in the series is Cash Matters Most – Improving Your Cash Flow on October 11, 2022, followed by the third and final topic, Planning and Predicting Your Financial Path on October 18, 2022.

The event is finished.


Mar 22 2023


9:00 am - 12:00 pm



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405 N Jefferson Avenue, Springfield, MO 65806
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