Finance, Business Acumen, & Supply Chain

  • 75 Stories- Linda Gorchels, CPED Instructor

    This year marks our 75th Anniversary. To celebrate, we’re publishing 75 stories about members of our community. Linda Gorchels has served as a CPED instructor for the past 30 years teaching in the marketing and …

  • What’s More Important than Profit?

    Cash is the life blood of any business. Cash matters. Cash is King. Cash may be more important than profit. According to a New York Times article on the cause of business failures, four of the …

  • Take a Strategic Approach to Evaluating Your Sales Ecosystem

    One lesson I’ve drawn from working with over 40 different sales organizations is the importance of sales execution in a well-developed business ecosystem. Picture a glass bubble with a fully enclosed habitat in which organisms …

  • Costs of Innovation Must be Weighed Against Standing Still

    When faced with the decision of whether or not to invest in an innovative idea, managers often measure the cost of the incremental investment. That is, the cost of investing in the innovation which is …

  • Why It’s Critical to Have Sound Financial Acumen

    Warren Buffet once said, “It’s only when the tide goes out that you learn who’s been swimming naked.“ This advice from an American business magnate and investor is a pretty valid reason why you should …

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Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Professionals

Master the financial language of business while discovering how to make decisions that lead to financial success for your organization.