2640.1     Financial Decision Making
When and Where:
  • March 23, 2016 (8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.)
  • March 24, 2016 (8:30 a.m. – Noon)
  • The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel,                           State College, Pa.
Who Should Attend:    
  • Directors of electric cooperative boards
  • An instructor-led course available in a one-and-one-half-day format
Course Overview:     
  • This course is designed to help directors understand the role of the board in financial planning, including identifying the basic documents used in financial planning and reporting, assessing the issues that drive financial decisions, balancing competing goals, and taking responsibility to monitor and evaluate results.

Key Topics Include:   

  • Identifying the key financial decisions boards must make
  • Explaining the uniqueness of the cooperative business model
  • Recognizing three key financial documents and three key financial ratios
  • Understanding the basics of allocating and retiring capital credits policy
  • Understanding key elements of an equity management policy


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