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Financial Survival for Entrepreneurs

Running a business is tough, but it can be even more challenging without a clear understanding of your financial processes. As a business owner, it is a top priority to know how to manage cashflow, make informed financial decisions, and comply with tax regulations.

The good news is that you don’t have to be a financial expert to master your business finances. Our “Master Your Business Finances” webinars will walk you through the basics of understanding your financial statements and provide you with the tools to monitor and manage your business financials.

Business Link is pleased to present this 8-part series designed, developed, and delivered by CPA Canada . Each webinar is a standalone webinar delivered by an accredited CPA.

You can sign up for one or all the sessions.

So you’ve made it over the first few hurdles, now what? This 60-minute session helps entrepreneurs who are beyond the first three years of operation to manage growth and expansion, understand key numbers, obtain financing for the big league and to understand tax obligations.

This session is ideal for business owners who have moved beyond start up and are seeking ways to understand how to grow more effectively.

  • Understand the management of growth and expansion
  • Identify key numbers that need to be monitored
  • Develop tactics for seeking out financing
  • Design effective tax strategies for growth

About the presenter: 

Osman Hafeez is a finance professional who takes pride is supporting innovative and socially driven organizations throughout Canada. Osman is currently a finance business partner at Athabasca University, where he contributes to the strategic direction of the organization by providing financial planning, analysis and decision support services to senior management.

Previously he was a business analyst at MyHealth Centre, a multi-specialty healthcare business in Ontario. In this role, Osman aided management team execute mergers and acquisition transactions, develop business plans and implement operational processes across 40 clinics.

His earlier work experience includes financial accounting services at City of Calgary and an audit practice with PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Osman is active with various community organizations. He is currently a financial literacy volunteer in CPA Canada’s Financial Literacy Community Connect Network. He also actively volunteers with organizations focused on health and wellness programs for local communities, such as Calgary Food Bank and Alberta Cancer Foundation. Osman has a deep passion for continuous learning and occasionally facilitates business courses as an adjunct instructor to undergraduate and mature students.

Osman completed his MBA from Schulich School of Business. He also holds the Chartered Professional Accountant designation, Financial Modelling and Valuation certification and a Bachelors of Commerce degree from Saint Mary’s University.


Apr 11 2023


11:00 am - 12:00 pm


Online via Zoom
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