Evaluating Financial Projections
Monday, June 17, 2019
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm CT
Recommended for 2.5 CE Credits
Financial Projections are an overlooked but important component of the credit process. Although essential for startup businesses (which have no historical financial information), they are also significant for established businesses, as well. Developing financial projections are an excellent exercise for a business to pursue since this requires a business owner to think about the future and to develop a plan for achieving its future goals.
- Why are projections important?
- Testing Assumptions
- Common methodologies to develop accurate financial projections
- Common pitfalls in evaluating Financial Projections
Who Should Attend:
Credit Analysts, Loan Officers, Loan Committee members, Business Development Officers.
Vincent DiCara is currently the owner of DiCara Training and Consulting LLC which he established in January of 2013. Formerly, he was the co-owner and founder of Development Finance Training and Consulting, Inc. (DFTC) which he established in 2003. Mr. DiCara has been involved in evaluating the credit needs of businesses for thirty years as a business advocate, lender, credit analyst and trainer. Since 1995, Mr. DiCara has developed and conducted a wide variety of training programs for individuals who work in the financial services industry sector. His training clients include organizations in the credit union, banking, economic development, and community development fields. Mr. DiCara’s training programs have become known for their ability to foster an informal and participatory environment in which students are empowered to learn.
Mr. DiCara is a graduate of Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine and received a Masters Degree in Public Administration from the University of Maine. A native of Boston, Massachusetts, he has been a resident of the State of Maine for the last thirty-eight years.