The Language of Business: Accounting for Decision Making

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Name: The Language of Business: Accounting for Decision Making
Date: June 13, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CDT
Faculty: Matt Heard
Event Description:
Business leaders are faced with countless production, marketing, human resource and financial decisions daily. These decisions can have a huge impact and unless you understand the financial basics, you run the risk of poor decision-making. Developing a sense of financial acumen will help you make strategic decisions that will benefit your organization. Even without access to complete financial statements, understanding what is monitored and what is important will help you become a better steward of resources, and make more thoughtful decisions.
Learn how to:
Identify and understand how to interpret the key financial statements for any organization
Determine the factors and variables to use to make lease versus buy decisions
Recognize when it is most beneficial to finance a purchase versus paying with cash
Utilize financial information to make strategic business decisions
Develop a financial vocabulary so you can confidently talk to your employees, your CFO, and other financial service providers.
Understand basic business budgeting and cash flow forecasting. 


Who should attend?
Ideal for new or current managers who need basic to mid-level financial analysis training to take their role to the next level.


**Event hosted by Prairie Family Business Association Sponsor USD Beacom School of Business**

University Center, Sioux Falls, SD
Date/Time Information:
Thursday, June 13, 2019
Contact Information:
For questions or to learn about custom programs, contact Linda Halliburton at 605-274-9519 or
Registration Fee: $595 - special pricing available
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Discount pricing:
- 10% early bird pricing - register at least 30 days before the course begins
- 10% savings for USD alumni and Prairie Family Business Association members use code PRAIRIE or ALUM19

For volume savings and bundling options: Call 605-274-9519
- Group pricing for 3 or more people from the same organization
- Bundle two different special pricing options for a total of up to 25% savings
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