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Establish, understand and use financial and related information as a tool to manage your business effectively.


This free workshop has a focus on enabling SME Managers and Owners to become more confident with finance terminology and to understand the linkage between effective financial management and your business strategies.


Participants will gain an understanding of how to structure a business to ensure best practices in financial management are embeded into everyday operations, including:

  • How to understand financial reports
  • What is the Chart of Accounts and is yours poorly designed?
  • The importance of Cash Flow projections and management
  • What your Balance Sheet shows you about the business
  • Understanding your Profit and Loss report
  • Using financial reports in business decision making including the importance of budget processes and financial forecasting
  • Protecting the business with internal controls
  • Introducing accountability through reporting
  • Identifying typical financial risks for SMEs
  • Exploring the linkage between financial management and delivering on future plans and strategies
  • Developing an understanding of your legal responsibilities as a Director, Owner and/or Manager.



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Melbourne VIC
Tuesday, 19 March 2019
8:15am - 1:00pm

Ai Group Office
Level 2, 441 St Kilda Road
Melbourne VIC 3000


Hobart TAS
Wednesday, 20 March 2019
8:15am - 1:00pm

Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
Level 4, NAB House
86 Collins Street
Hobart TAS 7000


Launceston TAS
Friday, 22 March 2019
8:15am - 1:00pm

Venue TBC


Albury NSW
Tuesday, 26 March 2019
8:15am - 1:00pm

Ai Group Office
560 David Street
Albury NSW 2640


Canberra ACT
Thursday, 28 March 2019
8:15am - 1:00pm

Ai Group Office
Ground Floor, AMA House
42 Macquarie Street
Barton ACT 2600


Adelaide SA
Tuesday, 2 April 2019
8:15am - 1:00pm

Ai Group Office
Level 1, 45 Greenhill Road
Wayville SA 5034


Perth WA
Wednesday, 3 April 2019
8:15am - 1:00pm

Venue TBC


Sydney NSW
Tuesday, 9 April 2019
8:15am - 1:00pm

Holroyd Centre
17 Miller Street
Merrylands NSW 2160


Brisbane QLD
Thursday, 11 April 2019
8:15am - 1:00pm

Ai Group Office
202 Boundary Street
Spring Hill QLD 4004


Cairns QLD
Friday, 12 April 2019
8:15am - 1:00pm

Venue TBC



About the Presenter


Bernadette O'Connor - Management Governance Australia

Bernadette founded Management Governance Australia (MGA) in 2014 to focus on facilitating organisations to successfully navigate rapidly changing business environments.

As Executive Director, Bernadette draws on over 15 years experience as CEO of three companies specialising in education and training, eployment services, apprenticeship services and disability services, and a further 15 years experience in designing and managing the delivery of local responses to the development needs of businesses and individuals.



This is a free event hosted by the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science Entrepreneurs' Programme.

This event is designed to benefit small and medium Australian businesses.

If you have any questions about this event or any future events, please contact EPLearningEvents@industry.gov.au




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