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CPA Financial Literacy Series

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World Trade Centre (6th Floor)

9990 Jasper Avenue

Edmonton, AB T5J 1P7

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Whether you're starting out in your career, raising children or planning to retire, improving your financial literacy will make you a better money manager AND improve your quality of life.

Sponsored by Collins Barrow and in partnership with Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) Canada and Edmonton Business Association, we are excited to offer a new and useful series of courses all about Financial Literacy for Businesses. Facilitated by CPA's financial experts, this invaluable business education series will feature ten 90-minute sessions on topics relevant to your business. These sessions are designed to educate the small- and medium-sized business owner and/or manager on a series of key business and financial literacy topics, from the basics of financial statements to the tools of effective financial management.


Register for one or all sessions!
Sessions will take place the first Tuesday of every month (with the exception of January 2019) for ten consecutive months, June 2018 - March 2019. Please select the date of the session you would like to attend to register.

Note: You must register for each individual session separately if you would like to attend multiple sessions.

Complimentary continental breakfast will be served at all sessions.




Session Descriptions

JULY 3 - ADVANCED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

This is an advanced session explaining the more advanced and complex concepts of financial statements, including: accruals, amortization, accelerated depreciation, accrued payables, work in process, non-operating income, goodwill, earnings per share and cash and accrual accounting.

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AUGUST 7 - FINANCIAL RATIOS AND WHY THEY MATTER TO YOUR BUSINESS
This is a basic session explaining the calculation and interpretation of financial ratios.

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SEPTEMBER 4 - THE MONEY SIDE OF BUSINESS
This is an advanced session explaining the basic tools and techniques of financial management for a business owner, including budget creation and monitoring, cash management, product/division/customer analysis, planning/forecasting, and trend analysis.

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OCTOBER 2 - GROWTH AND EXPANSION: HOW TO BEST GROW YOUR BUSINESS
This is a session explaining the financial implications of growth of a business, tools and techniques to analyze and plan for growth, and the best times and best reasons to grow a business.

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NOVEMBER 6 - GETTING MONEY: WHAT LENDERS AND INVESTORS WANT
This session explains to the business owner the financial and non-financial information a bank or investor uses to evaluate a loan/investment request, and explains the steps necessary to prepare a business for presentation to a lender and/or investors.

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DECEMBER 4 - A HEALTHY BALANCE SHEET AND WHY IT MATTERS
This session defines the concept of a healthy balance sheet and explain to the business owner how to create a balance sheet that will appear healthy to an investor, buyer or lender.

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JANUARY 8 - MAXIMIZE YOUR BUSINESS
This session explains the key concepts of cash management, working capital and operational efficiency.

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FEBRUARY 5 - THE TOP 5 COMMON MISTAKES START-UPS MAKE
Understand the value of a business plan and business structure, and how to monitor cash flow.

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MARCH 5 - FINANCIAL SURVIVAL FOR ENTREPRENEURS
Understand the management of growth and expansion, how to seek financing and effective tax strategies.

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FAQs

I want to attend multiple sessions. Can I register for multiple sessions in one transaction?
No. You must register for each individual session separately if you would like to attend multiple sessions.

What are my parking options?
There is an Impark surface lot available at the World Trade Centre in addition to street parking and other parkades and surface lots in the area.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No. We will have a printed list at the registration desk upon arrival.

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