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Enroll in NHPA’s New Financial Management Course by Jan. 6

Are you looking to gain insight into expense control, budgeting, benchmarking and more? The deadline to apply for the North American Hardware and Paint Association’s (NHPA) upcoming Financial Management cohort class is Jan. 6. Or, get started now with the flexible, self-paced option.

NHPA’s new online Financial Management course is the latest in the Foundations of Leadership program lineup and provides key team members and their mentors with a comprehensive understanding of the income statement and:

  • How to control expenses
  • How to drive sales and the components of the revenue equation
  • How to increase the productivity of your salesfloor, your employees and inventory.

The curriculum is based on NHPA’s Cost of Doing Business Study and covers the financial fundamentals any developing manager, assistant manager or key employee needs to help take their business to the next level.

“Your store becomes their lab while students learn how to increase sales, profits and retail productivity,” says Scott Wright, NHPA executive director of advanced retail education programs.

As part of the nine-week course, students will complete an assessment of their business where they will apply the knowledge and skills they have learned toward solving a problem or capitalizing on a missed opportunity in the business.


Enroll by Jan. 6

Click here to learn more about the Financial Management course and Foundations of Leadership program. Or contact Scott Wright at swright@yournhpa.org or 317-441-4136.


About the Foundations of Leadership Program

Foundations of Leadership is an online, college-level leadership development program designed to fit students’ busy schedules and features collaborative online learning with instructors and other students. This industry-specific program was designed with input from leading independent home improvement retailers to meet the needs of key employees in the home improvement industry.

About Julie Leinwand

Julie Leinwand is the Corporate Communications Manager and Editor for NHPA. She graduated from the Missouri School of Journalism. In her spare time, she enjoys baking fanciful desserts and spending time with her puppies and husband.

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