Saturday, February 29, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM PST
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Urban Chamber of Commerce 
1951 Stella Lake St., Suite 30
Las Vegas, NV 89106

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How to Understand Financial Statements & Improve Profitability - C0243 

Cash is king in a small business and knowing how to manage your business financially is a key to long term success and prosperity.

At this seminar, you will learn many important concepts including:

  • Developing a financial plan
  • Understanding the costs to start and operate your business
  • Basic Financial Reporting
  • Projecting cash flow
  • Cash management techniques
  • and many other important concepts.

Understanding your business performance from a financial perspective will provide valuable insights as to what is working and what needs to be fixed for business success.

  Presenter - Darwin Hopwood

Darwin Hopwood has extensive financial and business management experience.  Darwin has worked in the investment industry, for a large regional bank and for an agency of the U.S. Treasury Department as a bank regulator.  In addition, Darwin owned his own business in Las Vegas for 18 years.  Darwin holds a bachelor’s degree in economics, a master’s degree in business administration, and a Nevada real estate license and business broker permit.  Darwin consults with small business owners on the use of planning and financial management tools to grow their business and develop exit plans.  Darwin is an adjunct professor at the Lee Business School at UNLV where he teaches finance, commercial banking, and management and leadership and serves as coordinator for the Lee Business School Commercial Banking Program.  Darwin also teaches the Emerging Leaders program for the Las Vegas office of Small Business Administration.