How to Manage Your Money & Create a Budget

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Learn how to manage your finances and daily accounting like a pro! By the end of the course, you'll have a solid plan and system to manage your business's bookkeeping and the confidence to tackle business expenses, taxes, financial reports, and more.
Enroll now & start learning immediately
8 weeks access
Go at your own pace, online, on-demand training when you need it — $297

How to Manage Your Money & Create a Budget

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Learn how to manage your finances and daily accounting like a pro! By the end of the course, you'll have a solid plan and system to manage your business's bookkeeping and the confidence to tackle business expenses, taxes, financial reports, and more.
Enroll now & start learning immediately
8 weeks access
Go at your own pace, online, on-demand training when you need it — $297
what you'll learn
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How to Manage Your Money & Create a Budget

Course Starts: Immediately

Fully Online, 8 Weeks Access

Instructor: Andi Smiles

  • Balance your budget to boost revenue
  • Find growth potential in your business
  • Streamline your finance and accounting processes
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Don't let your finances hold back your creative vision

Your financial knowledge, operations, and plan is the cornerstone to any successful creative business. 

By the end of this course, you will have a much stronger understanding of the financial side of running your business. Not only will you be able to fully understand your business's financial reports, you'll be able to make strategic decisions based on the insights you get from your financial statements to grow your business. 

This is your chance to TAKE CONTROL of your finances. Learn how to plan ahead, anticipate expenses, and create a budget for your business or your next creative project. Create smooth day-to-day accounting systems so you can stop putting out fires and focus on the creative work you love. 

By the end of this course, you'll have a strong foundational understanding of accounting and budgeting. You’ll learn how to create, read, and analyze financial reports, and how to put all that data to good use to drive your business to more profits and a brighter future.

At a Glance

On-Demand

$297

Start Immediately

  • 8 hours of on-demand video lectures available online on any device
  • Learn from a practicing financial consultant and coach
  • Learn practical, apply-immediately budgeting tips
  • Supplementary resources and workbook
  • 8 weeks access to course materials
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What you'll learn

  • Learn the fundamentals of bookkeeping and create an organized system so you can track your business’ financials without losing your mind.  
  • Understand the best practices of financial planning and budgeting so you set a plan in place for future growth of your business. 
  • Learn how to manage and keep track of multiple streams of income and set up processes to ensure you get paid. 
  • Get the skills you need to read and analyze your company’s financial reports including a P&L report and balance sheet, so you can efficiently fix problems and monetize opportunities.
  • Discover all the business deductions you can take and how to accurately track them.
  • Learn how to manage taxes as a freelancer or small business owner and how to prepare yourself for tax season.
  • Learn how to create an operational budget for your business.
  • Use a 7-step system to do financial projections and take the mystery out of the growth of your business.

What you'll learn

  • Learn the fundamentals of bookkeeping and create an organized system so you can track your business’ financials without losing your mind.  
  • Understand the best practices of financial planning and budgeting so you set a plan in place for future growth of your business. 
  • Learn how to manage and keep track of multiple streams of income and set up processes to ensure you get paid. 
  • Get the skills you need to read and analyze your company’s financial reports including a P&L report and balance sheet, so you can efficiently fix problems and monetize opportunities.
  • Discover all the business deductions you can take and how to accurately track them.
  • Learn how to manage taxes as a freelancer or small business owner and how to prepare yourself for tax season.
  • Learn how to create an operational budget for your business.
  • Use a 7-step system to do financial projections and take the mystery out of the growth of your business.

Jennifer C.

This class has been incredibly reassuring that I am on the right track in handling my own business. I have picked up some additional tools that I can begin to implement for this year with my design and consulting services.

Kiara W.

An excellent course. Exceeded my expectations. I'm learning a lot and it's exactly what I needed.

Blaze T

This course broke down normally daunting financial information into easily comprehensible and actionable items that made me feel confident in kickstarting my financial plan for my small business.

Why On-Demand?

On-Demand courses are fully online and self-paced with 8 weeks access to course materials.

Fit into ANY schedule

Creatives and entrepreneurs are BUSY peopleand we get that! Traditional business training can be hard to fit in between meetings and launches, but with a Parsons Entrepreneur Academy On-Demand course, YOU set the schedule! Access course material on-the-go, on any device, and learn on your own time.

8 weeks access

Sometimes things just come up. Whether it's an unexpected opportunity (go you!) or a mad dash to get a big client project finished, one thing you DON'T need to worry about is your Parsons Entrepreneur Academy course. Because you get 8 weeks access and can go at your own pace, it’s easy to finish your lessons even when life gets busy.

The business knowledge you need WHEN you need it

Starting and running a business is an ever-shifting and evolving task. Self-directed courses give you the freedom to jump around the modules to lessons you need in your business NOW. And with 8 weeks access to course material, you can revisit lessons if you need a refresher or encounter new scenarios in your business.

Your full syllabus

Meet your instructor

Your instructor  Andi Smiles

Andi Smiles, small business financial consultant and coach, teaches self-employed people to take control of their finances so they can step into their personal power. She’s helped hundreds of self-employed people organize and understand their business finances, while also uncovering their emotional relationship with money. 

Andi’s core belief is that when business owners are engaged with their finances, their personal awareness around money deepens, creating more sustainable and authentic businesses. She loves helping business owners connect with and feel good about their finances- no matter how many dollars are in their bank account.

Andi is a Certified Professional Coach and earned her coaching credential through the Leadership that Works Coaching for Transformation program, which is accredited by the International Coaching Federation. Andi is the host of the podcast Ask Andi and her website offers many articles and resources for small business owners.

entrepreneur  |  small business financial consultant  
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8 weeks access
Go at your own pace, online, on-demand training when you need it — $297

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Unleash Your Creativity

Understanding and being in control of your finances is the single most empowering thing you can learn as an entrepreneur. Set yourself up for success.

Enroll Now
8 weeks access
Go at your own pace, online, on-demand training when you need it — $297