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Build An Effective Financial Analysis From Scratch.

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Learn with expert guidance from instructors with decades of leadership in business operations specifically in the pulp and paper industry.

The Financial and Strategic Analysis Workshop for Pulp & Paper and Related Industries
is designed to teach important business skills for the challenges mills are facing today. This workshop is scheduled for October 3-5, 2012 in Raleigh, N.C., USA.

You'll also learn how to market your ideas, products, and services with sound financial backing.

North Carolina State University and TAPPI have partnered to offer basic as well as sophisticated tools to help you analyze and manage important financial information with more confidence. This workshop will help you:

  • Understand the crtical role of reinvesting in pulp and paper mill assets to ensure long term survival and prosperity
  • Learn the basics of capital budgeting, cost of capital (cost of debt and cost of equity) and financial indicators to allow you to use these tools to build financial analyses and sell your ideas, products, and serives
  • Understand the importance of cost structure and how you can increase your competitive advantage by managing your costs
  • Appreciate, in financial terms, the impact of your operation, research, new technique or new product
  • Build an entire financial analysis from the ground up
  • Learn the basis for strategic planning and decision-making.
Learn more about the instructors and curriculum.


Xerium Technologies, Inc.
SGS Group Management
Sweed Machinery, Inc