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How to Read a Nonprofit Financial Statement Available Online

 
Interpret the major financial accounting statements by nonprofits. Understand the types of financial statements and how they differ from for-profit financial reporting. Learn the uses of analysis, or ratio analysis for nonprofits.

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This workshop will develop your ability to appropriately interpret the major financial accounting statements that are used by nonprofit organizations. Ideally, you will gain an understanding of the types of financial statements that are used by nonprofit organizations, and how they differ from for-profit financial reporting. Also, you should gain an appreciation of both the power and limitations of accounting information in assessing financial performance and decision-making. You will also learn the uses of financial statement analysis, or ratio analysis for nonprofit organizations.

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Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Identify and describe the documents and financial statements included in a nonprofit organization's financial report
  • Describe the nature of business enterprises and nonprofit organizations, as reflected by the statement of financial position
  • Define financial (ratio) analysis and explain its objectives and limitations
  • Identify the various categories of financial ratios used in nonprofit analyses
  • Define and calculate the ratios within each category
  • Analyze the information found in nonprofit statements of financial positions, activities and cash flows

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This program can be applied toward the:

Prerequisites
This workshop is self-paced and online. You will have access to this workshop for 30 days. Upon successful completion, you will receive a University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, School of Continuing Education completion verification. Learners must score an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEU credit.
Notes
This workshop is designed for adult learners involved or interested in nonprofit management.
  Sessions  
Course Accessible: July 1, 2014-June 30, 2015
Location: Available Online
Instructor: To Be Announced
$79
CEUs: 0.5
Program No. 7350-7263
Note: You will have access to this workshop for 30 days.
Open enrollment.
Register at anytime.
Registration Deadline: Tue., June 30, 2015
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For more information, contact:
Shirley J. Burks (Bufford), Program Director, sbufford@uwm.edu, 414-227-3157
Mordecai Lee, Professor , mordecai@uwm.edu, 414-227-3282
 

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