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Understanding the "Numbers Side" of Business

If you feel any bit uncertain about your financial knowledge, consider attending this session to discover how the basics of finance and accounting are accessible to anyone.

This program gives you an introduction to the highly popular, hands-on American Management Association seminar, Fundamentals of Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers. Join us to experience a sample of the course as you review some key financial statements and learn about their role in managing an organization.

What You Will Learn

Join us for a preview of this seminar and an overview of some important principles, including:
  • How to read reports such as the balance sheet and income statements
  • Understanding earnings vs. EBIT vs. EBITDA vs. cash flow

While attending this preview is FREE, reservations are required.

About the Presenters

Joe Giordano is a CPA with 40 years of financial experience, 30 years’ experience presenting seminars, and 20 years' experience speaking for AMA. He began his career with Ernst & Young LLP, the major accounting firm. There, he performed both auditing and tax services for major multinational corporations.

He spent the remainder of his executive career with two large Fortune 500 multinationals. His responsibilities covered a range of U.S. and international finance, accounting and taxation issues. He has also taught basic finance and corporate valuation at New York University.


Related Seminars

For additional training on this topic, consider these AMA seminars:

Fundamentals of Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers
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