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Finance II – Running the Business

Ages: 16+

Instructor: Paul Proffitt, SunDown Group

Launching a business is hard.  Keeping it running is even harder.  To help you keep your business going, you need to put financial controls in place to know when your business is succeeding or when things start to become a struggle.  In this class, you will learn how to setup those controls for your business, understand how to monitor them, and learn what to do when something starts to get out of control.

This course is structured in a lecture and workshop format; giving you not just the theory, but real world scenarios.

This class can be applied to the Entrepreneurship Certificate Program offered by SunDown Group

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Finance I – Introduction to Business Financials

Ages 16+

Instructor: Paul Proffitt, SunDown Group

Accounting is Fun! – Well, not really, but accounting is one of those things that you just need to learn at a very basic level to be able to make sure you company is running well, has cash to pay its bills, and detect any problems or identify areas of opportunity.  This session will walk you through some of the core accounting documents and how to use them in the management of your business.  You will learn how to build a pro-forma cash flow statement, balance sheet, and P&L statement.  You will also get access to tools that will help you create these important documents for your startup or existing business.

This course is structured in a lecture and workshop format; giving you not just the theory, but real world scenarios.

This course is part of the Entrepreneurship Certificate Program from SunDown Group

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Franklinton programs meant to boost financial skills

Residents of Franklinton along with the artists and entrepreneurs there can take advantage of two new programs meant to bolster their financial skills.

The Franklinton Urban Empowerment Lab is offering an eight-week course meant to help participants gain confidence in managing money and expenses, building credit and strengthening their resumes. The course is free and participants get a $252 stipend for completing the classes.

The classes start April 12 and meet every Thursday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 1003 West Town St.

The class is funded by a grant from the city of Columbus.

The SunDown Group, meanwhile, is offering an entrepreneurship certificate program to meant to help participants learn how to start and run a business.

The program costs $315 and will be taught on Tuesdays starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Idea Foundry, 421 West State St.

Those who are a part of a Franklinton member organization can apply for a grant from the lab to pay for the program.

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Finance II – Running the Business

Inventory costs, accounts receivable, accounts payable, expenses, capital costs, and all of that other fun stuff is part of running a business.  Knowing your inflows and outflows of cash is paramount in running a successful business.  This session will help you understand what goes into putting together a system to keep your books up-to-date and make sure your company isn’t hemorrhaging money.

This course is structured in a lecture and workshop format; giving you not just the theory, but real world scenarios.

Read more →

Finance I – Introduction to Business Financials

Accounting is Fun! – Well, not really, but accounting is one of those things that you just need to learn at a very basic level to be able to make sure you company is running well, has cash to pay its bills, and detect any problems or identify areas of opportunity.  This session will walk you through some of the core accounting documents and how to use them in the management of your business.

This course is structured in a lecture and workshop format; giving you not just the theory, but real world scenarios.

Read more →

Finance II – Running the Business

Inventory costs, accounts receivable, accounts payable, expenses, capital costs, and all of that other fun stuff is part of running a business.  Knowing your inflows and outflows of cash is paramount in running a successful business.  This session will help you understand what goes into putting together a system to keep your books up-to-date and make sure your company isn’t hemorrhaging money.

This course is structured in a lecture and workshop format; giving you not just the theory, but real world scenarios.

Read more →

Finance I – Introduction to Business Financials

Accounting is Fun! – Well, not really, but accounting is one of those things that you just need to learn at a very basic level to be able to make sure you company is running well, has cash to pay its bills, and detect any problems or identify areas of opportunity.  This session will walk you through some of the core accounting documents and how to use them in the management of your business.

This course is structured in a lecture and workshop format; giving you not just the theory, but real world scenarios.

Read more →

Finance I – Introduction to Business Financials

Ages 16+
Under 18 must be accompanied by a guardian.

Instructor: Paul Proffitt, SunDown Group

Accounting is Fun! – Well, not really, but accounting is one of those things that you just need to learn at a very basic level to be able to make sure you company is running well, has cash to pay its bills, and detect any problems or identify areas of opportunity.  This session will walk you through some of the core accounting documents and how to use them in the management of your business.

This course is structured in a lecture and workshop format; giving you not just the theory, but real world scenarios.

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Money Now, Money Later: Financing Your Ohio Small Business & Retirement

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and Small Business Majority invite you to join us for a free webinar to help you navigate the funding landscape and finance the growth of your small business. We will focus on microloans, crowdfunding, online lenders and guarding against predatory lending. Growing your business also means securing your finances, so we will provide an overview of common retirement paths for small business owners and their employees.

Topics of discussion include:

• An overview of alternative lending options including microloans, SBA’s loan guarantee program and reputable online lenders
• Questions for entrepreneurs to consider when seeking funding
• The Small Business Borrowers’ Bill of Rights
• The U.S. retirement savings gap and how small business can be part of the solution
• A summary of common retirement paths for entrepreneurs
• Helpful tools and resources

A question and answer period will follow.

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