Sonoma State Offers New Wine Business Financial Planning and Strategy Seminar

Sonoma State Offers New Wine Business Financial Planning and Strategy Seminar
August 25, 2015

Rohnert Park, CA - On September 11th the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University will offer a new seminar as part of their fall professional development programming.  The new seminar, "Financial Planning and Strategy for Wine Businesses" is an elective seminar that can be combined with core seminars to earn the Wine Industry Finance and Accounting Certificate.

Jeanette Tan, Proprietor of QB Winery Solutions, will give a focused review of the key elements to consider when creating a financial plan and strategy including forecasting cash flow, why gross profit is more important than sales and which metrics are critical in measuring a business's performance.  During the half day seminar, students will work through examples of financial plans and strategies and will leave with useful templates and tools.

For more information or to register for this seminar and/or the Wine Industry Finance & Accounting certificate please contact Erin Ringstad, or 707-664-3235.

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About Wine Business Institute
WBI is an education and research institute of the School of Business and Economics at Sonoma State University.  SSU is the first institution of higher learning in the U.S. to offer an undergraduate degree and advanced degrees focused on the business of wine, and the first school of business in the world to offer an executive-level wine degree.   With its unique location, outstanding faculty, and deep relationships in the world of wine, SSU and WBI attract current and future professionals from California and around the world.  They come to experience first-hand the expertise and wealth of connections among students, alumni and industry leaders.    Learn more at