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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 offered in face to face delivery and simultaneously delivered as a live online course.  To view this course online, students will have to login to our leaning management system to access the live feed during the scheduled class time.  Online students will be able to interact with the instructor and other students online and in the classroom.

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

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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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 course is offered in face to face delivery and simultaneously delivered as a live online course.  To view this course online, students will have to login to our leaning management system to access the live feed during the scheduled class time.  Online students will be able to interact with the instructor and other students online and in the classroom.

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