Seminar to explore basics of financial statements for lay audience

By: Cathy Wilde

Release Date: May 13, 2013 This content is archived.


BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Individuals interested in learning the basics of a company's financial statements and how to interpret them for everyday use can now do so, thanks to a Smart Business Practices seminar hosted by the University at Buffalo School of Management Alumni Association (SOMAA) from 8-11 a.m. on June 5 in 104 Alfiero Center on UB’s North Campus.

Understanding Financial Statements: The Basics,” will be presented by Muriel T. Anderson, CPA, associate professor in the School of Management’s Accounting and Law Department.

The seminar is specifically targeted toward a nonfinancial audience and is relevant for managers, small business owners, nonprofit organizations and anyone else with an interest in understanding financials.

The cost of the seminar is $40 for SOMAA members, $45 for nonprofit representatives and $50 for others who are not members of SOMAA. Continental breakfast will be served at 7:30 a.m.

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

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