Helping small business professionals raise their awareness of finance and use financial information in making better decisions.
Who should attend this nine-week course?
Small business owners, or anyone who wants to boost their confidence in financial education. Prior knowledge of accounting or finance is not required.
Benefits of attending
In today’s fast paced economy, there is a greater need to understand financial information. This educational program offers you a window into the world of improving your businesses financial health. By raising financial awareness, participants are better able to manage businesses’ revenues, costs, profits and cash. You will be able to recognize trends within your business to make better financial decisions. This program will provide basic financial principles and cover generic financial management tools necessary for decision making. Learning is achieved through uncomplicating concepts, storytelling, videos and interactive discussions and exercises.
26 Feb 2020, 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
04 Mar 2020, 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
11 Mar 2020, 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
25 Mar 2020, 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
01 Apr 2020, 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
08 Apr 2020, 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
15 Apr 2020, 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
22 Apr 2020, 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
29 Apr 2020, 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
About our instructor:
Mary Dable Arab is President of BARA Management Group. She has earned a reputation as a dynamic leader who inspires others to go beyond what they think is possible. She is well known for thoughtfully planning out success roadmaps both as an Entrepreneur and as a former Vice President with Scotiabank.
Prior to BARA Management Group, Mary was District Vice President at Scotiabank, overseeing retail and small business banking, executing on strategy development and managing overall performance of 400+ employees and 26 branches.
Mary was recognized as a Trusted Leader and a ‘Woman on the Move’ within Scotiabank, as she held a wide variety of increasingly responsible positions, managing large business units, including National Director Customer Experience, Director Sales & Service for the Atlantic Customer Contact Center and Human Resource Management.
Mary is an avid Community leader as a member of Mount St. Vincent University Board of Governors and Finance and Investment Committees. Patient Advisor with the Pediatric Rheumatology Council at the IWK and former Board Member for Brigadoon Village, and Judge for the Halifax Chamber of Commerce Business Awards.
Mary has a relentless curiosity and is inspired by learning. She has studied ‘The Art & Practice of Leadership’, at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and Advanced Executive Communications through Harvard’s Executive Education program. She has an affinity to the University of New Brunswick and remains an active Alumnus as graduating class president.
She lives happily in Halifax with her lovely 2 boys Oscar and Lucas and husband Philippe, and never takes her eye off what’s really important in life.