Finance and Accounting for the Non-financial Professional - CELEMI Virtual Apples and Oranges™

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This program qualifies as one of the core programs to earn either the Certificate for Emerging Leaders or  Supervision and Management Advanced Certificate.

Do you know how to read and interpret financial statements? Are you comfortable discussing with your colleagues and leaders cost drivers, cash flow, financial ratios and critical elements affecting profitability? Financial data is the universal language of business and it’s important that you have the fiscal acumen to drive results.

This virtual fun, fast-paced business simulation focuses on the foundations of business finance and financial literacy. Working in virtual teams and while filling out the profit and loss statement and balance sheet, participants get instant feedback on how their decisions on matters from customer service to inventory management, impact and influence the bottom line.

In this live, facilitator-led virtual program, you will:

  • Learn the Basic Business Finance Language and the Logic of Business – “How It Works.” 
  • Understand How Your Business Generates Profit Today and How it Will Need to Grow Profitably in the Future. 
  • Understand How to Optimize Working Capital and How the Use of Assets Affects Profitability and Cash Flow. You Will Gain a Better Idea of the Issues That Arise When Scaling a Company for Growth. 
  • See How Small Changes in Operations – Such as Enhancing the Information Flow, Improving Purchase Efficiency and Engaging People – Can Significantly Change the Outcome and Improve Bottom Line Results.

We can tailor this program and deliver it on-site or virtually for your employees and leaders.

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As an entrepreneur, author and radio talk show host, as well as a community leader and outdoor enthusiast, Ned Parks pulls from a wealth of experience to deliver upbeat and highly interactive programs.

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“Very significant benefit to my understanding of finances. I will be able to develop strategies much better.”

Scott Campbell, Plant Manager, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics