Past the Mic: An Introduction to Station Budgets and Finance
Programming and events get the attention, but you can’t pull any of that off without having a good handle on your finances. That starts with putting together a solid budget and then tracking results so you can provide accurate data to your board, your funders, and your listeners. We’ll cover how to create a budget that sets achievable financial goals for the coming year, how to report your financial results against that budget, and important policies and procedures to ensure the accuracy of your statements. This session is an essential primer on accounting for any of you who need to understand the books. Even experienced managers will be able to learn new things in this session for all skill levels.