Information | WESK Events and Training | July 27, 2018 at 11:41 am
Join WESK on Friday, October 12th in Saskatoon for a FREE day of learning with Deloitte. Get ready for an action-packed day of learning! SIX different workshops will be offered, each 45 minutes in length. The choice is yours – register in all six sessions, or pick and choose the ones that interest to you.
Interested in chatting one-on-one with an accountant? As part of your registration, you are eligible for a FREE 30-minute appointment! Email Diane at firstname.lastname@example.org by October 5 @ 12:00pm to book yours today. Please note that appointments are on a first come, first served basis.
These sessions are only available to you as a WESK Member. Not a member yet? Click here to join today!
Registration Deadline: October 10th @ 5:00pm.
9:00 am: INTERNAL CONTROL HEALTH CHECK
Strong internal controls increase the likelihood of achieving and maintaining business success. No matter the size, a business handles money, holds valuable assets, and interacts with a wide range of people – all of which make it a target for fraud and potential losses. Prescribing the right internal controls is not necessarily complex, but does require careful examination of the operations and organizational structure. Take charge of your company’s health by implementing the appropriate internal controls.
10:00 am: BREAK-EVEN ANALYSIS
Understanding break-even points and pricing is imperative to remain competitive and understand your profitability. We will discuss the basics of calculating break even points and target profit pricing.
11:00 am: FINANCIAL STATEMENTS 101
An introduction to basic financial reporting concepts, financial statement analysis, the various accounting frameworks, and common financial reporting issues will be discussed.
12:00 pm: LUNCH BREAK (LUNCH NOT PROVIDED)
Refuel your brain, mingle with other WESK members, and recharge for an afternoon packed with learning! There is a variety of lunch options within walking distance of WESK – take your pick!
1:00 pm: AN INTRODUCTION TO TAX
An introduction to the various legal structures you can operate your business in and the tax issues you will encounter.
2:00 pm: CASH FLOW FORECAST & MANAGEMENT
Looking at the basics of cash flow forecast process and learning how to improve it. We will discuss strategies for optimizing your cash management.
3:00 pm: INVENTORY MANAGEMENT
Given the cash outlay required to acquire it, inventory often constitutes one of a company’s largest balance sheet items. Although there are no one-size-fits-all approaches to inventory management, there are best practices that can guide the way.