Financial Management Series: Part III - Predicting Your Company's Cash Needs

Complete your financial education with this third course in our financial management series. This workshop is designed to teach you how to create and use a cash budget to prepare for future business performance. During this course, you will learn to estimate future sources and uses of cash. You will also learn how to analyze your predictions to make more informed decision. You should leave this session feeling more comfortable about decisions related to preparing for growth, realistic loan and financing requests, how much cash you can safely take out of the business, and how to make affordable purchases for your business. At its conclusion, you should be able to: forecast sales, receivables and expenses, use a cash budget to create a month-by-month view and calculate Break-Even, as it relates to business expansion, workforce additions or capital expenditures.

Topics Include:

  • What is cash planning
  • Preparing the cash budget
  • Forecasting cash in
  • Estimating cash out
  • Making informed decisions
  • Dealing with cash budgeting problems
  • Break-even analysis


Date: Thursday, April 25, 2019

Time: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cost per individual workshop for series:  $110 General, $90 for OzSBI Members 

Cost for workshop series: $300 General, $240 for OzSBI Members

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The deadline to register for this session is Tuesday, April 23rd, at 2 p.m.


Faciltated by: Mick Gilliam

Mick Gilliam is a retired Business Development Specialist with the University of Missouri Extension Service. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Missouri University of Science and Technology, and a Master of Business Administration Degree from Missouri State University.

During his time as a Business Development Specialist, he received certification as a QuickBooks Pro Advisor. He has taught Introductory and Intermediate QuickBooks classes throughout Missouri since 2001, as well as classes in the use of QuickBooks Online.

He owns and operates a beef cow-calf operation in Howell County, as well as serving as the bookkeeper for a state-wide not-for-profit corporation with $4 million in assets under management. In addition, he has served since 2010 as a member of the Board of Directors of a Fortune 1000 company.  


Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA. Programs are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two week in advance. Contact Willis Mushrush, 1376 Bill Virdon Blvd, West Plains, MO or telephone 417-256-2391 to make the arrangements.

University of Missouri Extension does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability or status as a Vietnam-era veteran in employment or programs.


Date of Event: 
Apr 25 2019 -
11:00am to 2:00pm