About Entrepreneurial Finance: Small Business Financial Management Basics
Ever wanted all the key things you need to know about building a financially successful business in one place? You get a financial overview of the entrepreneurial journey from startup, to operations, to exit planning.
The modules and lessons are listed below. Click here for more detail about what's in this course.
My students watch my Improving Your Cash Flow course before we meet as a class. This provides some background information for the lessons below. You can watch that course for more background information for those lessons or just watch the lessons for a short overview I give for concepts from that course and the items I want to highlight from that course.
- Business Banking Guest Speaker
- Sources of Cash
- Cash Flow Management
- Financial Metrics
Another good resource for business management basic reports is my article 9 Powerful Reports to Master your Business Finances. It explains the basics of some of the most important financial management reports. My MBA students already have that background so I don't cover these basics in this course. Those reports are valuable sources of info for the strategies, ideas, and processes I cover in this course.
My students watch my Business Structures and Benefits for Entrepreneurs Course before we meet as a class. This provides some background information for the next lesson. You can watch that course for more background information for the next lesson or just watch the lesson for a short overview I give for concepts from that course and the items I want to highlight from that course.
Here's the pricing template worksheet featureed in the last video
About the Teacher
Rob Stephens is the Founder of CFO Perspective, where he provides finance and strategy guidance to help small businesses succeed. He has been quoted in Forbes, U.S. News and World Report, Bloomberg Businessweek, and many other news sources. He is also the author of Conquering Cash Flow: The Complete Guide to Small Business Cash Flow Management.
Rob has a 25-year career that includes serving as CFO, Director of Operations, and SVP of Finance. Rob is an adjunct instructor for the MBA program at Gonzaga University.
Rob holds a Masters of Science in Personal Financial Planning and a Graduate Certificate in Financial Therapy from Kansas State University. He received a B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Washington and is a CPA.