Fiscal Leadership

Course: Fiscal Leadership

Audience: Executives, managers, professionals, supervisors
Method: Online or in-person
Length: 4 hours

It is imperative that leaders understand the big picture or basics of finance. Whether it’s expenses–salaries, property, plant and equipment, etc.–or income such as payments and other streams, this session will help you determine if the operation is on or off track. Best explained, you can’t keep the lights on when expenses exceed revenue–profit or nonprofit.

This session will explore:

  • The big picture basics: expenses, such as salaries, property, plant and equipment; income, such as payments (assorted streams) and donations
  • Financial statements–your company’s, in particular
  • What is measured by a set of financial statements
  • Basics of accrual accounting
  • What is reported on a balance sheet and an income statement
  • Introduction to financial statement analysis
  • Profitability at your company
  • A statement of cash flows and its analysis
  • Budgeting within your company
  • Risk management within finance
  • The importance of capital planning
  • Annuities and investments
  • Understanding ROI
  • Net present value
  • What drives your company’s stock prices
  • Delivering shareholder value