Small Business Accounting & Finance: What You Need to Know to Succeed
with Michael Leonard
Starting a new business, or contemplating doing so? Want or need to improve the financial management of an existing small business? This course will focus on the essential things students need to know to operate a business more effectively. Topics will include: accounting basics and good record-keeping; tracking income and expenses; managing accounts receivable and accounts payable; employees and payroll; managing your cash flow; preparing and analyzing your financial statements; paying your taxes and avoiding problems with the IRS; and internal controls to safeguard your cash and other assets.
Attendees who could benefit from this course: owners of new business start-ups; Individuals contemplating starting a business; owners of an existing small business who want to improve the effectiveness and profitability of their operations; individuals working in small businesses who want to advance their careers.
The course textbook cost is approximately $30 which is payable to instructor the first night of class.
Mike Leonard retired to Maine after a long career in publishing as the CFO and business manager of the MIT Press at M.I.T. in Cambridge, MA. Since coming to Maine he has worked as a financial analyst and controller at Coastal Enterprises in Wiscasset; as a finance manager for Sagadahoc County. He has a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance and an MBA.
Tue and Thu for 6 weeks from 4:00 - 5:30 pm
Great Salt Bay School
559 Main St.
Damariscotta, ME 04543 Get directions