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Finance 101 for Solopreneurs, Side Hustlers, and Startups
February 20, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Even if you use a bookkeeper and/or accountant, YOU CAN (and should) understand the financial side of your business – we promise it’s not as scary as it sounds!
This introductory workshop takes you through practical exercises to help you understand the type of information financial statements provide and why they are important. Knowing how to get started and keeping score on the health and performance of your business means understanding accounting basics and taking advantage of tax opportunities. In this course, you will discuss the different types of financial statements and how they reflect the health of your business. Whether your financial planning involves managing your inventory, pricing your product or service, optimizing your expenses, or managing your working capital, this workshop will help you make confident decisions and ensure yours is a success story!
- Relate your personal dollars to your business dollars
- Master the basics: a balance sheet, an income statement and the uses of a cash flow statement
- Create your own financial statements
Guest Speaker: Kath Britton, MBA, CPA CMA
Director, Business Development for the Women’s Enterprise Centre
Kath has over 15 years of business experience in the banking and non-profit sectors, and she has been working with Women’s Enterprise Centre since 2010. She received her MBA from the UBC Sauder School of Business in 2005, and her CMA designation in 2008.