september, 2016

02sep10:00 am3:00 pmFinancial Literacy WorkshopThis workshop is being presented by Meridian Agriculture

Event Details

Planing to diversify?

Want to maximise the adaptability of your current enterprise?

Want to obtain an  overview of the financial skills needed to run an agribusiness?

Session 1: Business Planning

Plan for profit – identification and definition of business planning including:

  • strategic planning
  • tactical planning
  • operational planning

Session 2: Financial literacy

  • dollars in – dollars out
  • discussion of the Malcolm/Krause diagram which simply breaks down farm gross income, variable costs, overhead costs, interest, tax and depreciation

Session 3: Risk management

  • definition of risk management
  • quantifying an individual’s attitude to risk
  • how to identify risk
  • risk assessment using a heat map
  • how to mitigate risk
  • how to manage risk

Profit drivers – Dicey business

  • definition of profit drivers
  • know what your most profitable enterprise is, specific to district averages
  • understand the effect of yield, cost reduction, price and debt on profit

This workshop is free but bookings are essential. Please RSVP by Monday 29 August, 2016 for catering purposes @

For more information call Jill on 0408 208 350.

Full workshop notes will be provided.







(Friday) 10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Manna Gum @ Broadbeach

5 Lindsey Close, Inverloch


Southern Gippsland Agricultural Climate Resilience Project

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