Dollars and Sense: Building Your Business Financial Plan

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Past Locations for this Class

Dollars and Sense: Building Your Business Financial Plan

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Past Locations for this Class

About this class

For entrepreneurs and startups, learning how to implement and maintain financials is one of the most important steps to ensuring your company is sustainable. In this class, you’ll get an introduction to startup financials and learn how to create meaningful financial projections for your company. Beginning with what a financial model is and how to create it, you’ll learn financial forecasting, how to set financial goals and objectives, and how to use your financial plan to set milestones. You’ll also find out how to use your financial projections to paint a story of your company to investors. This class is designed for startup founders and CEOs of early-stage companies who are working on their financial plan and have questions, as well as any entrepreneurial person who wants to know more about financial planning.

Takeaways

  • Find out how to create your own financial model.
  • Gain the ability to create financial projections based on bottom-up and top-down forecasting.
  • Understand how to use your plan to create a working budget.
  • Learn how to best communicate your financials to investors within the fundraising process.

Prereqs & Preparation

None.

Students should be interested in owning or operating a small business.

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