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Merrymeeting Adult Education



Finance & Business

Accounting and Finance for Non Financial Managers

$195

with Sharon DeFonteny

Calendar Jun 6, 2022 , runs for 4 weeks

Every successful person in the workplace utilizes financial information to aid effective decision making. Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers explain the financial concepts and accounting processes used in most businesses and will provide practical techniques that will increase your effectiveness and career. Get a foundation to understand the seven steps in the accounting cycle and use financial information in decision making. Come away with the knowledge to analyze resource allocation and evaluate financial performance.

Certificate in Accounting and Finance for Non Financial Managers

$495

with Sharon DeFonteny

Calendar Jun 6, 2022 , runs for 12 weeks

Every successful person in the workplace utilizes financial information to aid effective decision making. The Certificate in Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers explains the financial concepts and accounting processes used in most businesses and will provide practical techniques that will increase your effectiveness and career. First, get a foundation to understand the seven steps in the accounting cycle and use financial information in decision making. Come away with the knowledge to analyze resource allocation and evaluate financial performance. Then find out what you need to know about cash. Cash is the non-financial manager who really makes a difference in the day-to-day cash activities. Discover how to maximize cash flow, learn the importance of cash and find out your role in cash flow success. Finally, acquire advanced knowledge on the financial information that drives your organization. See how business reports are assessed and analyzed. An understanding of this information will help you make smart decisions when it comes to budgeting, setting goals, and assessing performance within your own area of influence.

Understanding Debits and Credits

$195

with Sharon DeFonteny

Calendar Jun 6, 2022 , runs for 4 weeks

In this course, you will learn about the accounting equation and the five categories involved in every business (Assets, Liabilities, Owner’s Equity, Revenue and Expenses). Every financial transaction falls into one or more of these categories. Learn how to create a chart of accounts that meet the needs of your business. You will learn how double entry bookkeeping works and the process of recording debits and credits. This course will show you how to identify, analyze and record transactions using journal entries under the cash basis accounting method.

Cash is King

$195

with Jodie Trana

Calendar Jul 5, 2022 , runs for 4 weeks

Cash is arguably the most important factor in business success. D&B reports 90% of all small business failures are due to poor cash flow—more money gets paid out than collected. It is the non-financial manager who really makes a difference in the day-to-day cash activities. Discover how to maximize cash flow, learn the importance of cash and find out your role in cash flow success.

Successful Print Marketing

$195

with William Draves

Calendar Jul 5, 2022 , runs for 4 weeks

Gen Y embraces print. Gen Z likes print even more than Gen Y. Amazon and eBay are both producing print catalogs. Find out the secrets to success in the almost forgotten but still remarkably effective area of print, including catalogs, direct mail letters and post cards.  Acquire the techniques to produce print promotions, starting with catalogs, brochures and flyers. Then learn the powerful words, phrases and how to write a direct mail letter. You can use these effective techniques in writing your emails as well. Finally, catch on with the hot new trend in post card marketing, including positioning and choosing images that send a visual as well as written message. Come away knowing how to plan, write and create successful print promotions.

The Business Plan

$195

with Mary Beth Izard

Calendar Jul 5, 2022 , runs for 4 weeks

Whether starting a business or growing the one you have, a business plan serves as a roadmap and can help secure needed funding. In this course, you evaluate the many aspects and potential hurdles of the business and build the Business Plan, one step at a time. This practical, hands-on approach encourages you to immerse yourself in the vision and planning aspects of your business.  Focusing on the most critical components of the Business Plan enables you to uncover hidden risks and assess the business from a marketing, management, and financial vantage point.

Financial Analysis and Planning for Non Financial Managers

$195

with Jodie Trana

Calendar Aug 1, 2022 , runs for 4 weeks

With the demands of daily operations, non-financial managers may put financial reports on the shelf. But take a look at some of the most admired companies like Apple, Google, and Berkshire Hathaway. Sure, they are evaluated by their products, innovation, and culture but they wouldn’t be in the limelight without profits. Money matters! This course will help you build on your understanding of financial concepts and help you establish your role in the financial success of your organization. Designed for non-financial managers, business owners, entrepreneurs, and other decision-makers, this advanced course will take the mystery out of money matters. Throughout this course, financial information that drives your organization, as seen on the business’s reports, will be assessed and analyzed to understand it. An understanding of this information will help you make smart decisions when it comes to budgeting, setting goals, and assessing performance within your own area of influence.





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