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Financial Skills 

Gain confidence in dealing with financial statements, budgeting, basic accounting and personal finances.

Using the skills and expertise of accounting, small business and financial services instructors, FVTC can develop customized training to help you and your employees develop specialized financial skills. Our training provides skills to:

  • Utilize computer technology, spreadsheets and small business management software to manage workplace financials
  • Analyze, record, report and interpret financial information
  • Gain foundational financial knowledge to guide workplace and personal decisions

Budgeting & Financial Training/Seminars

This training helps managers understand the organization’s financials and use the numbers to make solid decisions.

Budgeting: Positive bottom-line results begin with a solid budget process. FVTC can customize financial skills training in the basic elements of the budgeting process, including:

  • Setting budgeting goals using organizational planning and historical trend data
  • Structuring budgets
  • Managing costs and expenses
  • Setting targets, monitoring results and preparing for unforeseen events
  • Managerial decision making using budget information

Financial Literacy: Customized financial statement and financial literacy training available on-site or at FVTC.

Financial Skills for Non-Financial Managers: Learn basic accounting principles and the concepts of using and interpreting financial statements. Provides the framework for the three established financial statements:

  • Balance sheet
  • Income statement
  • Cash flow statement

Financial & Accounting Software Training/Seminars

This training introduces employees and small business owners to computer software tools to manage data, financials and small business operations.

Microsoft Excel: Learn to use Microsoft Excel to manage and edit data within spreadsheets. Increase your knowledge of financial and data management using templates, charts, graphics, formulas and workflow. Training and seminars are available from basic skills to advanced features.

QuickBooks: Benefit from using a feature-rich software tool to manage your organization's financials. Learn to customize forms, create and modify reports, track and pay sales tax, and prepare simple small business documents.

Personal Financial Basics Training

A series of training modules provide participants with essential information about banking, credit, budgeting, financial planning and consumer skills. The training can be customized to meet the specific needs of employees. A sampling of topics includes, but is not limited to:

Budget Basics

  • Needs vs. wants
  • Goal setting
  • Cash flow
  • Creating a workable budget

Work-Related Money

  • Reading your paycheck
  • Taxes, deductions, and write-offs
  • Insurance issues
  • Understanding employee benefits and using them wisely

Building Personal Wealth

  • Defining net worth
  • Cash flow management
  • Building assets
  • Protecting your wealth

Financial Skills Training Resources

To arrange on-site or customized financial skills training, contact:

Fox Valley Technical College - Business & Industry Services
P: (888) 458-0449 | P: (920) 735-2525 | F: (920) 735-4771
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   Last Modified:
   12/13/2013 2:32:11 PM

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