Taking the Mystery out of Financial Statements

February 13, 2019
01:00 PM to 04:00 PM

The number one job, and often the most puzzling and perplexing, of every board member is to understand financial statements and maintain the financial health of their organization. Board members must ensure that the organization is well-managed and that its financial situation remains sound.

This workshop will help you gain a better understanding of your financial responsibilities as a board member, mitigating the risk to both you and the organization, and ensuring the financial health of the organization. You will learn basic skills in financial management including understanding budgets, interpreting financial statements and writing financial policies.

Learning Objectives:

Understand the board's roles and responsibilities for understanding and analyzing financial statements

Explain basic financial terms

Read budgets and financial statements including statement of operations and statement of financial position


Frank Atnikov has over 30 years of experience and a passion to help people prosper. His collaborative and holistic approach to developing sustainable business solutions has helped dozens of entrepreneurs, small businesses, non-profits and social enterprises flourish.


For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations (ex. dietary or scent) please contact Tracy Douglass at 204-477-5180 ext. 222 or tracy.douglass@volunteermanitoba.ca. Requests should be made as soon as possible but at least 1 week prior to the scheduled event.


Volunteer Manitoba
410 - 5 Donald Street
Winnipeg MB  R3L 2T4




Frank Atnikov

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