Event Information

Friday, December 1, 2017
8:00 am - 10:00 am


“On the Road” High Center Best Practices Series:    “NO CHARGE”  for High Center members

Session #1: Lancaster – The S. Dale High Leadership Center in the Greenfield Corporate Center on December 1, 2017; 8:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Session #2: Harrisburg – JPL on 471 JPL Wick Rd., on December 8, 2017; 8:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Our members have told us that they would like an effective and efficient way of learning about and implementing Best Practices for successful business. This series will take the High Center “On the Road” so that member employees can attend a two-hour workshop related to a specific subject or Best Practice. You and your employees can attend, for free, and learn about the concepts, and more importantly, how to integrate these Best Practices into your company.

“Understanding Financial Reporting”

Our first workshop will focus on the foundational pieces of Financial Reporting. Participants will learn how to apply this reporting to business decisions. The session will cover the following:

The Language of Finance: It’s like Alphabet Soup with all of the acronyms in Finance. Learn the meaning of the most important terms.

Income Statement: Understanding how revenue flows through an organization

Balance Sheet: What’s the real value of your organization – the ratios tell it all

Cash Flow: Is the money real or is it just X’s and O’s? Cash is King – learn why that statement is forever true.

Key Performance Indicators and Dashboards: The beauty of financial reporting comes alive with KPI’s and Dashboards. Learn how to create one for your company,

Presenter: Terrie Riportella – CPA, MBA and Chair of Elizabethtown College Accounting Department

Terrie has 11 years of experience working outside academia in the field of accounting, including a position as a senior manager of finance for MapQuest. She has been with the college since 2002 and brings a balanced view of Finance for business and an instruction style that is engaging and informative. Participants will enjoy her ability to make finance easy to understand for the non-financial manager.

Two Workshop Options are available.  Click link to register for either one.

Date: Friday, December 1, 2017 – Lancaster

Time: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Location: The S. Dale High Leadership Center

Greenfield Corporate Center

1861 William Penn Way

Lancaster, PA 17601

Date: Friday, December 8, 2017 – Harrisburg

Time: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Location: JPL

471 JPL Wick Drive

Harrisburg, PA 17111



Contact The High Center @ 717-361-1275  or Email:  thehighcenter@etown.edu


12/01/2017 - 12/08/2017
8:00 am - 10:00 am