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Know Your Numbers – Understanding Financial Statements (no-cost workshop)
April 22, 2015 @ 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The MI-SBDC GLBR is pleased to offer a financial tools workshop at Delta College, April 22, 2015, from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Know Your Numbers is a statewide program, sponsored by Fifth Third Bank, designed to help the non-financial business owner/manager understand financial statements to achieve Fiscal Fitness, and improve the ability to access the capital businesses need for growth.
The five key topics include:
• Identifying problems using your balance sheet and income statement
• Providing ways to increase your company’s cash flow
• Using break even analysis to improve decision-making
• Planning the working capital to support your growth
• How to keep your lender on your side
There is no cost to attend, thanks to Fifth Third Bank. Pre-registration is required by calling (989) 686-9597 or register online at http://www.SBDCMichigan.org (search topic is Finance and Accounting). Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.
You can view/download a PDF of the event flyer at: http://bitly.com/1xT71qA
“Recently I attended a seminar called Know Your Numbers that was held by our local SBDC Great Lakes Bay Region. In a word…Wow! I have been to numerous seminars that tell you what you should do to improve your business but very rarely have I attended one that actually gave you the tools and told you how to go about it. This seminar is a must for all small business owners.” Kathie Fuce-Hobohm – SPACE, Inc.
Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. Fifth Third operates four main businesses: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending, and Investment Advisors.
The Great Lakes Bay Region Small Business Development Center, SBDC, is located at Delta College. This federally funded and locally supported program serves Arenac, Bay, Midland and Saginaw counties. SBDC helps entrepreneurs who are considering starting a new business or existing organizations who wish to improve their business performance. Certified consultants work with individuals to assess and assist in the planning and implementation of small business activities through free counseling, training and research services. http://www.delta.edu/sbdc
About Michigan SBDC
The Michigan Small Business Development Center provides expert business assistance to help Michigan businesses raise capital, develop business plans and export strategies, and commercialize technologies. The Michigan SBDC State Headquarters is located at Grand Valley State University, Seidman College of Business in Grand Rapids, Michigan small business owners may access the Michigan SBDC services by contacting (616) 331-7480 or http://www.SBDCMichigan.org.