CANCELLED: B+LNZ Mastering your Financials Workshop: Twizel

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Important note: this event has been cancelled. Please contact if you have any questions.

Together with the Farm Focus team we have designed a workshop for shepherds and new stock managers to provide you with the essential financial skills to support the next step in your farming career.

It doesn't matter if you've never used accounting software or if you are a Farm Focus, Xero or Figured client. The workshop will cover general principles. Learn to use software to save time, understand the financial performance of a farming business and make informed decisions.

Topics covered

  1. Farm Business Management Basics:
    • Understanding the basics of managing a farm business.
    • Identifying strong business drivers and tools to implement these.
  2. Introduction to Budgeting:
    • The importance and value of budgeting.
    • Techniques for accurate stock reconciliation.
    • How to build a robust budget and validate.
    • Creating draft scenarios to explore opportunities.
  3. Using Financial Reports:
    • Using reports to assess financial performance and make informed decisions.
    • Understanding KPIs and using benchmarking data.
  4. Trusted Team and Effective Communication:
    • Building a trusted team to support the business.
    • Identify what information is needed and how to positively communicate.

Benefits of attending

  • Business Management Tools: Learn practical tools to manage a farming business.
  • Effective Budgeting Skills: Gain the skills to build effective budgets and identify growth opportunities.
  • Financial Assessment: Acquire skills to use financial reports to assess your farm’s current financial health.
  • Benchmarking: Learn how to identify key performance indicators for benchmarking your farm business.
  • Team Communication: Identify your wider team and improve communication strategies.


Registration essential.

Registration closed.