Finance for Non-Finance Folks

Monday, Feb 15, 2021

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This one-hour workshop is presented by the GABC Young Professionals as part of their Career Development series. It will include a primer on the most important terminology in finance, how to read financial statements, and what drives value. The workshop will be offered by a Chief Financial Officer, someone who works with this terminology every day: Fabian Schober, CFO TÜV SÜD America.
The workshop will be held as a Zoom meeting. There will be opportunity by the participants to ask questions.

Who Should Attend?
Anyone who could use a refresher or primer in basic financial terms and reviewing & understanding financial documents. Are you a scientist with no financial training or your new role suddently requires you to understand more about finances? Then this workshop is for you. This workshop is open to EVERYONE, not only Young Professionals.

Date: Monday, February 15th*)
Time: 5:30PM to 6:30PM EST
Format: online
Platform: Zoom Meeting
Cost: free (GABC members) | $10 (non-members)



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*) please note that this is President’s Day. We assume that many of you may be home on this day and free from other commitments.


Fabian Schober, Chief Financial Officer, TÜV SÜD America

Dr. Fabian Schober took over the role of CFO America Region for the TÜV SÜD group in 2017 when he moved to Boston. He joined TÜV SÜD in 2008, spending his initial years in the corporate M&A department before holding various management positions, previously as the CFO of the Division Real Estate & Infrastructure and Managing Director of TÜV SÜD Rail GmbH based in Munich. Before joining TÜV SÜD he started his career at Infineon. His university education led him to Vienna (Austria), Madrid (Spain) and to St. Gallen (Switzerland) where he received his Ph.D.
Fabian is currently also serving as an advisor to the GABC Young Professionals Group.