UB to Hold 'Financial Statements for Dummies' Seminar

By Jacqueline Ghosen

Release Date: February 25, 2011

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The University at Buffalo School of Management Alumni Association (SOMAA) will hold a breakfast seminar on understanding financial statements from 7:30-9:30 a.m. on March 15 in 104 Alfiero Center on UB's North Campus.

"Financial Statements for Dummies," is part of the SOMAA's Smart Business Practices Breakfast Seminar Series.

The seminar, presented by Muriel T. Anderson, CPA, assistant professor of accounting in the UB School of Management, is specifically targeted toward a nonfinancial audience and is relevant for managers, small-business owners, nonprofit organizations and anyone who wishes to learn about the basics of company financial statements and how to interpret them in everyday use.

Sponsors for the 2011 Smart Business Practice Seminar Series are Citi, Delaware North Cos., Freed Maxick & Battaglia, Irish Welding and Irish Propane, Premium Wine & Spirits and Uniland Development Company.

The cost of the seminar, which includes a full breakfast, presentation and question-and-answer period, is $30 for SOMAA members, $35 for nonprofit representatives and $40 for others who are not members of SOMAA. A special rate of $25 is available for UB employees.

Reservations are required by March 10. Registration forms are available at http://mgt.buffalo.edu/alumni/events.

The UB School of Management is recognized for its emphasis on real-world learning, community and economic impact, and the global perspective of its faculty, students and alumni. The school has been ranked by Bloomberg Businessweek, the Financial Times, Forbes, U.S. News & World Report and The Wall Street Journal for the quality of its programs and the return on investment it provides its graduates. For more information about the UB School of Management, visit http://mgt.buffalo.edu.

The University at Buffalo is a premier research-intensive public university, a flagship institution in the State University of New York system and its largest and most comprehensive campus. UB's more than 28,000 students pursue their academic interests through more than 300 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs. Founded in 1846, the University at Buffalo is a member of the Association of American Universities.