Dirty Sexy Money: Financial Leadership Tips and Tools Webinar Series Session 5: Cash Flow Projection
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Dirty Sexy Money: Financial Leadership Tips and Tools Webinar Series Session 5: Cash Flow Projection

Demystify financial management in this six-week webinar series uncovering best practices and easy shifts to enhance your organizational efficiency. Financial Leadership Tips and Tools will cover the how-to’s of financial management topics essential to nonprofits so you can spend less time worrying about your budget and more time fulfilling your mission.

2/20/2020
When: Thursday, February 20, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Where: Webinar
Contact: Rosey
402.557.5800 Ext 4


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Financial Leadership Tips and Tools Webinar Series

Adam Jespersen, MBA |Director of Innovation |Montana Nonprofit Association

Join our partners at the Montana Nonprofit Association for a six week webinar series uncovering best practices and easy shifts to enhance your financial savvy and organizational efficiency. Register for the entire series and coaching or select sessions that meet your needs.

Each session includes a downloadable and customizable Excel template, with instructions for long-term use, to streamline reporting and analysis in your organization.  If you would like to work with MNA to customize your template and provide guidance during adoption and implementation at your organization, select the "Series + Coaching" option at checkout.

Who Should Attend: Nonprofit leadership teams, financial officers, accountants, multi-hat nonprofit staffers


Sessions take place Thursdays from 12:00pm -  1:00pm Central Time.

All sessions will be recorded and the recording will be available to all registered participants. Participants who are unable to attend one or more of the sessions will still have access to all course materials.

We are committed to making our online courses as accessible as possible to all learners. Please contact us with any concerns or requests.


COURSE OUTLINE:

Thursday, January 23, 2020, 12:00 - 1:00pm: Ratio Analysis 
By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand which key financial ratios are important for monitoring financial health of an organization
  2. Calculate key financial ratios from financial statements
  3. Communicate to employees and stakeholders what each key financial ratio means and what it means for the health of the organization.

Topics Covered:
Financial Stability
Financial Liquidity
Operational Performance
Efficiency
Margins

+ Downloadable Template: MNA Ratio Analysis Template


Thursday, January 30, 2020, 12:00 - 1:00pm: Budget Performance
By the end of this session, participants will be able to

  1. Understand the importance of comparing organizational budget to actual financial performance.
  2. Report monthly and year-to-date (YTD) financial performance as compared to budget.
  3. Identify and analyze variances between actual and budgeted financial performance.

Topics Covered:
Budget Building Basics
Uploading and Downloading Reports out of Accounting System (e.g. QuickBooks)
Monthly and YTD Variance Analysis

+ Downloadable Template: MNA Budget Performance Template

 

Thursday, February 6, 23, 2020, 12:00 - 1:00pm: Cost/Benefit Analysis
By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the importance of analyzing full costs and full benefits of a project/program before initiating.
  2. Identify and analyze the full costs and full benefits of a proposed project/program.
  3. Understand the importance of the time value of money in considering a project’s proposed costs and benefits.

Topics Covered:
Calculating Project/Program Costs
Calculating Financial Value of Project/Program Benefits
Analyzing using Time Value of Money

+ Downloadable Template: MNA Cost/Benefit Analysis Template

 

Thursday, February 13, 2020 12:00 - 1:00pm: Revenue Projection Analysis
By the end of this session, participants will be able to: 

  1. Identify an organization’s major revenue sources.
  2. Identify and analyze the probability/likelihood and timing of receiving each source of revenue.
  3. Summarize the timing and probabilities of revenue to be received by the organization.

Topics Covered:
Revenue Sources
Probabilities and Risk
Planning for Variances in Revenue

+ Downloadable Template: MNA Revenue Projection Analysis Template

Thursday, February 20, 2020, 12:00 - 1:00pm: Cash Flow Projection
By the end of this session, participants will be able to: 

  1. Identify an organization’s major sources of cash flow.
  2. Identify and analyze the timing of receiving cash flows.
  3. Identify and analyze net cash flow by comparing cash received to estimated cash expenses.

Topics Covered:
Differentiating Revenue from Cash
Projecting Cash Flow
Identifying Net Cash Flows

+ Downloadable Template: MNA Cash Flow Projection Analysis Template

Thursday, February 27, 2020, 12:00 - 1:00pm: General Excel Tips and Tricks
By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Better navigate and use Microsoft Excel
  2. Use essential Excel formulas for data summation and analysis
  3. Create a basic PivotTable for data analysis

Topics Covered:
General Navigation Shortcuts
Essential Formulas for Data Manipulation and Analysis
Basic PivotTables

+ Downloadable Template: MNA’s Excel Tip Sheet


About your Trainer, Adam Jespersen, MNA Director of Innovation

 Adam joined the Montana Nonprofit Association in 2019 as its first Director of Innovation after more than a decade of progressive experience in nonprofit management, leadership, fundraising, and grant writing. Raised in rural Montana, Adam received his bachelor’s degree from Carroll College and his master’s in business administration from the University of Montana. Trained and experienced in Lean management and person-centered design, Adam is passionate about helping people, teams, and organizations across Montana find their stride in being more effective and impactful and has been recognized for his ability to dive headlong into finding solutions and for his cooperative and thoughtful leadership approach. Adam lives in Helena with his wife and two daughters and enjoys hiking, skiing, and all that Montana has to offer.