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Tue, 13 Aug


Sass Boardroom

Master Your Financial Skills

With our workshop (5hrs split over two days) we will teach you how to read and understand your numbers so you can make smart business decisions, all geared towards increasing efficiency, increasing your bottom line and increasing your cash in bank!

Master Your Financial Skills
Master Your Financial Skills

Time & Location

13 Aug 2024, 9:30 am – 14 Aug 2024, 12:00 pm

Sass Boardroom, Level 4 Rangitane House, 2 Main St, Blenheim, 7201, New Zealand

About The Event

📣 Do you want to increase your net profit?

📣 Do you want more cash in bank?

📣 Do you want to learn how to make smart business decisions?

This is part of what you will be learning with this practical workshop.  We will teach you how to read and understand your numbers so you can make smart business decisions, all geared towards increasing efficiency, increasing your bottom line and increasing your cash in bank!  It can be easy as a new business owner, manager or start-up operator to fall in love with what you’re doing while ignoring the underlying numbers that will make or break your business.  Learn to understand your numbers so you can identify the key problems that negatively impact your net profit and cash in bank.

If you don't have your numbers up-to-date, don’t know how to interpret your numbers, don’t regularly look at your numbers or make decisions off your numbers, take some positive action right now and start making your numbers a priority.  We can assure you that if you do, you can make a real difference in your business and achieve the success you want for your business.  You can learn valuable information and lessons about your business from your financial statements - you just need to know how to read them!


  • How to read and understand your financial statements
  • What numbers are important and why
  • Analysing your numbers
  • Where your cash has gone
  • How to use ratios to make business decisions
  • What reports to run and why
  • Budget and Cashflows - how they play an integral part in decision making
  • How to confidently use your numbers and easily make decision for business success
  • What to do if it all goes wrong
  • Where to from here

DURATION:  5hrs (over two days) 9:30am to 12pm both days - refreshments included

(please note: we do not cater to specific dietary requirements, therefore, if you have a dietary requirement you will need to arrange your own morning tea refreshments).

A minimum of two people and a maximum of seven

WHERE:  Sass Boardroom


"Definitely enjoyed these sessions. Learnt a lot about how to read P & L properly and Financial Statements. Very useful for monthly meetings with other shareholders and vital to make informed decisions moving forward. Easy to grasp presentaiton by Kelly, could have a laugh along the way too. Relaxed atmosphere and small group ment everyone could get involved. Highly recommend!" Eva Fancis

"Very imformative and Kelly worded everything in a way that was easy to understand.  Also  being able to take away the information was great" Jemma McMillan

"it was run on two consectutive mornings which is much better than an all day event.  It was very relevant and useful for me.  Good class size and very relaxed and friendly" Frances Wickham

"Helped me to develop an understanding of relevant reports for the business" Sam Waghorn

"Easy to understand and very informative" Melissa Bayne

"Both days were on point" Stephen Leitch

"The knowledge and understanding we have gained during this short course will be used monthly and help our business to succeed. The time and money spent to complete this course is worth every cent and I would highly recommend it". Charlotte and Simon Parish


This workshop is registered with the Management Capability Development Voucher Fund, which means that you may be eligible for up to 50% off this workshop. For more information visit or to apply for a funding voucher contact Alistair Marlborough Chamber of Commerce - Phone 03 577 9575 or email Please note that you do not have to be a Chamber member to qualify for the funding. Even if you are applying for funding, you still need to book and pay for the workshop in full. Once you have attended the workshop, we will refund you the funded portion directly to your bank account.


(a) Cancellations 10 days or more prior to the Workshop will attract a 5% cancellation fee. Cancellations less than 10 days prior to the Workshop will attract a 50% cancellation fee. Cancellations less than 2 days prior to the Workshop are non-refundable.

(b) We reserve the right to postpone or cancel a Workshop (e.g. due to insufficient registrations) in which case we will offer you an alternative workshop date or a full refund of all registration fees.

(c) If you receive funding, we will refund you the funded portion, once you attend the workshop.


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