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Balance Sheet Barrier 2013
Program length: 30:00

A light-hearted remake of the world-famous program, Balance Sheet Barrier 2013 will take the fear out of financial documents. We know finance may not be every manager’s favorite topic, so this video makes basic finance not only understandable, but enjoyable too.

Balance Sheet Barrier 2013  centers around two contrasting characters: Rita (Dawn French), a streetwise factory owner who watches the figures like a hawk, and Julian (John Cleese), a stuffy business director who pretends to know the financial side of a business, but really doesn’t.

Rita may work in a wooden shed in Brixton, but she is able to explain how money goes around a business, and how to track and measure by understanding financial documents, in everyday language.

Julian has previously been too embarrassed to admit his lack of financial knowledge, but he learns from Rita the difference between key financial documents, and how to use them to track where money is in a business.

If you have any Julians in your business who need to overcome the balance sheet barrier, Balance Sheet Barrier 2013 will teach them financial basics in plain English, with no financial jargon.

Featuring John Cleese and Dawn French, this training video will help managers grasp the basics of business finance and financial statements.

Balance Sheet Barrier 2013 breezes over 30 minutes and delivers an energetic, unhurried training experience aimed at two key outcomes:

  • Understand how key financial statements are calculated and what they mean
  • Learn about the significance of the balance sheet, profit and loss accounts and cash-flow forecasts

Languages Available (sold separately): English


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