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Profit Mastery

Co-Sponsored by the Continuing Education and Professional Development & South Central Minnesota Small Business Development Center


Offered by the Small Business Development Center -

Co-Sponsored by Continuing Education and Professional Development

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Driving financial performance in your business is crucial. Profit Mastery provides business owners and key managers with action steps to improve profitability and efficiency. This internationally-acclaimed, powerful program uses case studies and plain English - with a bit of humor and motivation. You will never look at your financial statements in the same way.


Attendees should bring a calculator to each session.


Register or call (507) 389-1094


Would answers to the following questions help YOU?

  • How can I get more useful information out of my financial statements and use them to manage more effectively?
  • How can I avoid cash crunches in my business?
  • How can I manage growth (or recession)? How much can I afford to grow in good times?
  • If I need financing, what does my banker expect of me? How can I make sure the bank understands my business?

Don't miss this nationally-acclaimed course that deals with action steps for imporoving profitability and efficiency to keep your business strong and competitive. 


This course covers: Overcoming common business problems; Understanding your financial position; Using tools to take active control; Making effective pricing decisions; Evaluating cost patterns; Making your business bankable; Avoiding cash crunches; Planning for transition; putting it all together.


Dates: August 5, 12 & 19, 2014

AND    November 4, 11, 18, 2014 

(These are two separate sections)


Time:  1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. each day



Alumni and Foundation Center
1536 Warren Street
Mankato, MN 56001



  • $249 Thanks to a grant from U.S. Bank (A $595 value)

  • Bring a second key staff member at no additional cost

Includes workbook, materials, and refreshments. Course size is limited to 20 participants


Continuing Education Credit: This course qualifies for 16 hours of CPE credits for CPAs.
Other participants will receive 16 continuing education contact hours


  • Business owners, key managers, entrepreneurs, accountants, business advisors



Robert Jagdfeld

Bob has over 25 years of commercial banking and financial management experience, plus ten years of community bank management consulting. He is president and founder of Business Management Advisors LLC. Bob has served on the Minnesota State University College of Business Advisory Board, the Valley Industrial Development Corporation economic development board, and the EduCare Foundation board. His experience also includes extensive guidance in the human resources area.



 or call (507) 389-1094


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Registration information: Registration taken on a first come first serve basis. Course size is limited to 20 participants. You will receive a confirmation e-mail following your registration

Questions: If you have questions about the training or how to register, contact the Continuing Education and Professional Development at 507-389-1094, or email

For MSU events: individuals with a disability, who need reasonable accommodation to participate in this event, are asked to contact the Office of Accessibility Resources at 507-389-2825 (V/TTD), 800-627-3529 or 711 (MRS/TTD) at least five days prior to the event.

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