Washington, DC, April 19, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Sisters In Spirit (SIS), a local not-for-profit organization, will host the "Business Financial Boot Camp: Finance Basics Every Small Business Owner Should Know" Saturday, May 11, 2013 at the historic Thurgood Marshall Center, in NW Washington DC. The Business Financial Boot Camp is designed to teach attendees through hands on instruction, financial skills to successfully manage and grow their business during a four hour intensive presented in easy to understand and implement terms.
“At least four of the top ten reasons for small business failure are finance related, and as part of our community service we’re providing accessible training to our DC Metro area small business owners, particularly targeting women owned businesses,” says Debra Skyy Samuels, Co-founder and Vice President of Sisters in Spirit.
Sessions will include: “Financial Basic Training” to cover the importance of financial organization; basic accounting concepts and how to create a financial system to follow. Session II will focus on “Your Financial Report Card & What it Says About Your Business” to cover a description of financial statements and the different types; the secrets financial statements reveal to banks and investors; and key ratios and what they say about your business. There’s also a bonus session: “How to Create a Simple Budget that will Consistently Grow Your Bottom Line” to cover the definition of a budget and why it is important; how to prepare a twelve month budget; and how to grow your income for an additional twelve months.
Local accountant and financial consultant, Sherrell T. Martin, owner and CEO, of Empower 2 Thrive, LLC, a boutique financial management and business strategy practice in the Washington DC metropolitan area, will facilitate the Boot Camp. Sherrell's mission is to empower entrepreneurs to thrive financially in life and business. She helps her clients create systems and business processes that will allow them to create, build and maintain a financially thriving business. For information visit: http://www.sisters-in-spirit.net/13-bootcamp.html or call 202-421-4119.
Sisters In Spirit (SIS) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that provides resources, information and inspiration to empower women in every aspect of life including financial development. In 2013, SIS was invited to collaborate with Ms. Maryland Plus America 2013, Monica D. Day, as she promotes her platform of women’s empowerment and encourages all women to B.E.B.O.L.D. -- Brave, Empowered, Body Positive, Optimistic, Leading, Divas. Monica is also a contestant for Ms. Plus America 2013 and will participate in the Financial Boot Camp.