Financial Management for Non-Accountants (FINMA) Organizing Committee Team Leader Sonia D. Segovia (SDS) and Member Meynard L. Sardalla, Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) President Marydith C. Miguel (MCM), PICPA Western Metro Manila Chapter (WMMC) President Meynard A. Bonoen (MAB) and Non-Government Organization (NGO) Relations Committee Co-chair Aileen L. Saringan (ALS) participated in the FINMA Program held on 24 to 25 March 2022.
SDS, MCM, MAB, and Senior Director Meynard
SDS gave the opening remarks while MCM shared a message with the participants on the first day of the event. MAB formally opened the program on the second day. ALS also attended the webinar, which was hosted by Senior Director Meynard.
The two-day online training focused on Introduction to Financial Management, Breakeven Point Analysis, and Financial Statement Analysis (Day 1) and Working Capital Management and Short-Term Budgeting (Day 2) for Trade and Industry-assisted clients, particularly business owners, bookkeepers, and OFWs. These topics were discussed by resource speakers from Jose Rizal University (JRU) and the Technological Institute of the Philippines (TIP).
The FINMA Program is jointly organized by PICPA under the Government Relations Committee, PICPA WMMC, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Negosyo Center, JRU, and TIP. It is participated in mainly by business owners and bookkeepers of micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) nationwide.